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Mitigating Lightning & Electrical Surge Damages

17 November 2021

17 November 2021, Wednesday – In the year of 2010, Singapore Standard SS 555 was introduced and updated in 2018. However, wrongly applied lightning protection system are still seen in the industry. As such, ASPRI has partnered with DEHN (SEA) Pte Ltd to organise a webinar titled, “Mitigating Lightning and Electrical Surge Damages according to Singapore Standard SS 555”.

Mr Tan Chi Sheng, Technical Sales Manager of DEHN, opened the webinar by giving a short introduction of his company with more than 100 years of experience in electro-technical. The webinar aimed to help members understand the local requirement through proper design process and select suitable lightning protection design method and components.

After which, Mr Tan shared on the mandatory requirement of Singapore Lightning Protection Standard SS 555 and its sub parts. It covers the essentials of Lightning Risk Assessment (SS 555, Part 2) and the respective counter measures to ensure human safety and system’s efficient performance.

He also talked about Lightning Protection System design for hazardous zone (EX zone 1 and 2) and implementation of surge protection device for instrument and control/monitoring system which is required to protect electrical and electronic equipment even though external lightning protection is installed.

The webinar then transited into a Q&A session where attendees managed to ask questions and clarify their concerns about SS 555.

ASPRI would like to thank both our members and DEHN (SEA) Pte Ltd for making this webinar possible. We hope the attendees found it to be beneficial and valuable.


17 November 2021
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