Horn lightning arresters

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Electrician

New York, NY, United States
vol. 14, no. 4, p. 174, col. 1-3


Lightning Arresters. The Electrotechnische Zeitschrift contains in a recent issue an interesting article on "horn" lightning arresters, by Eugen Klein. As is doubtless well known, lightning safety devices for electrical apparatus usually

 

FIG. 11.  DIAGRAM OF CONNECTIONS.
Fig. 11. Diagram of Connections.

 

consist of a spark-gap connected between earth and the apparatus to be protected, as shown in Fig. 11, and a few turns of wire placed in the connection to the apparatus itself. The at