27 November 2021
Webinar: Lightning Protection & Risk Analysis Based on MS IEC 62035 – Session 2


Date: Saturday, 27 November 2021
Time: 9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. (Registration start at 8.30 a.m.)
Venue: ZOOM Application
Speaker: Mr. Ritesh Lutchman, Wise Pro Sdn. Bhd.


This webinar will explain on how to:

  • Save up to 33% costs of material and labour by knowing the materials and installation methods while still complying to MS IEC 62035 standard
  • Material, configuration and minimum cross-sectional area of air-termination conductors, air-termination rods, earth lead-in rods and down-conductors
  • Material, configuration and minimum dimensions of earth electrodes

We will also discuss on Internal Lighting Protection MS IEC 62035 Part 4:

  • Does Surge Protective Devices (SPD) rated 200kA able to withstand a 200kA surge - 10/350μs or 8/20μs?
  • International Standard application - IEEE (UL), BS, AS, or IEC Standard? What are the differences?
  • Correct application for Lightning Current Protection (10/350μs) and Surge (Transient) Current (8/20μs)
  • Differences in energy level for 10/350μs and 8/20μs
  • Differences and Comparison in Class I (Type1), Class II (Type2) and Class III (Type3) for all types of SPD
  • Ensuring the correct Fuses / Moulded Case Circuit Breaker (MCCB) rating

This webinar will give better understanding to Engineers and Designers on the application of risk analysis and how to apply the risk analysis outcome to the lightning protection design (External and Internal).

About Speaker

Mr. Ritesh Lutchman obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town in 2003 and Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering in 2005. He is currently the Senior Sales and Marketing Manager at Wisepro Sdn. Bhd. He has been working in the industry for the past 15 years and has gathered great experience in the design, installation, troubleshooting, and site works for the industries mentioned above. He has received extensive training on the Lightning Protection at DEHN Headquarters in Germany. He also received training on power factor capacitors, reactors and harmonics at SHIZUKI Headquarters in Japan, and ATS applications and troubleshooting at VITZROTECH Headquarters in Korea.

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