Earthing Systems

Direct Strike has extensive experience in the design, supply, installation and commissioning of quality Earthing Systems. All requirements are accounted for, whether part of the lightning protection system or Generator, LV, HV or Substation earthing.

Earthing systems play a critical role in any coordinated lightning and surge protection solution as it is responsible for safely dissipating the lightning currents to ground. Direct Strike use a comprehensive range of materials in numerous configurations to achieve the required resistance level as set out in ISEN 62305: 2011 and BS7430.

Direct Strike can:

  • Design earthing systems for any application in compliance with EN 50122-1
  • Carry out Soil Resistivity testing and associated earthing studies using CDEGS software
  • Install Low & High voltage earth farms.
  • Install Generator Earths
  • Provide advice on the best materials to use in existing ground conditions.
  • Provide installations that comply with EN50122-1, ISEN 62305 and BS7430

Types of earthing arrangements commonly used are

  • Copper-bond earth electrodes
  • Copper lattice earth mats
  • Copper ring tapes
  • Soil enhancement agents
  • Deep driven bore holes
  • Provide Earthing Designs to EN 50122-1

For more information on our earthing systems, please get in contact with us.