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Lightning protection related standards

 

International standards

 
 
International organization Committee Standard No. - Name Human protection Lightning protection equipment Equipment protection Lightning arrester devices Grounding Other
IEC TC81 IEC 62305-1 Protection against lightning - Part 1: General principles      
IEC 62305-2 Protection against lightning - Part 2: Risk management          
IEC 62305-3 Protection against lightning - Part 3: Physical damage to structures and life hazard.    
IEC 62305-4 Protection against lightning - Electrical and electronic systems within structures      
TC74 IEC 60950 Information technology equipment - Safety          
TC64 IEC 60479 Effects of current on human beings          
IEC 60536 Classification of electrical and electronic equipment with regard to protection against electric shock          
IEC 61140 Protection against electric shock - Common items for installation and equipment          
IEC 60364 Electrical installations of buildings          
TC37 IEC 61643 Specifications for surge protective devices connected to low-voltage power systems          
SC28A IEC 60644

Insulation coordination of equipment using low voltage systems

         
ITU-T

SG5
Electromagnetic

protection

K.11 Principles of protection against overvoltage and overcurrent          
K.20 Ability of switching equipment to resist overvoltage and overcurrent        
K.21 Ability of telecommunication equipment installed in customer premises to resist overvoltage and overcurrent        
K.22 Overvoltage resistibility of equipment connected to an ISDN T/S bus          
K.27 Earthing inside a telecommunication building          
K.31 Earthing of telecommunication installations inside a subscriber's building          
K.35 Earthing at remote telecommunications sites          
K.39 Risk management of lightning damage at telecommunications sites          
K.40 Protection against LEMP in telecommunications centers          
K.41 Resistibility of internal interfaces of telecommunications centers          
K.43 Immunity requirements for telecommunication network equipment          
K.44 Resistibility tests for telecommunication equipment exposed to overvoltages and overcurrents          
K.45 Resistibility of network equipment to overvoltages and overcurrents          
 
 

Japanese standards

 
Organization Standard No. - Name Human protection Lightning protection equipment Equipment protection Lightning arrester devices Grounding Other
JIS JIS A 4201 Protection of structures against lightning          
JIS Z 9290-4 Protection against lightning –. Part 4: Electrical and electronic systems within structures.      
JIS C 0364-3 Electrical installations of buildings Assessment of general. characteristics        
JIS C 0364-4-442

Electrical installations of buildings - Protection of low-voltage installations against faults between high-voltage systems and earth

         
JIS C 0364-4-443 Protection against overvoltages of atmospheric origin or due to switching.          
JIS C 0364-4-444 Protection of building electrical installation from electromagnetic interference (EMI)          
JIS C 0364-5-534 Devices for protection against overvoltages          
JIS C 0364-5-54 Grounding arrangements and protective conductors          
JIS C 0364-5-548 Electrical installations of buildings  Grounding arrangements and equipotential bonding for information technology installations        
JIS C 0364-7-707 Electrical Installations Of Buildings  Grounding requirements for the installation of data processing equipment        
JIS C 0704 Insulation distances for control equipment        
JIS C 6950 Information technology equipment safety        
JIS C 5381-1 Performance requirements and testing methods for surge protective devices connected to low-voltage power distribution. systems    
JIS C 5381-12 Selection and application principles for surge protective devices connected to low-voltage power distribution systems    
JIS C 5381-21

Performance requirements and testing methods for surge protective devices connected to communications and signal lines

   
JIS C 5381-22 Selection and application principles for surge protective devices connected to communications and signal lines    
JIS C 5381-311 Components for low-voltage surge protective devices – Testing methods for gas discharge tubes (GDT).    
JIS C 5381-321 Components for low-voltage surge protective devices – Testing methods for avalanche breakdown diode (ABD)    
JIS C 5381-331 Components for low-voltage surge protective devices – Testing methods for metal oxide varistors (MOV)    
JIS C 5381-341 Components for low-voltage surge protective devices – Testing methods for thyristor surge suppressors    
JIS C 61000-4-5 Electromagnetic compatibility – Part 4 : Testing and measurement techniques - Section 5 : Surge immunity test      
Other Building Standards Act            
Fire Services Act            

Ministerial Ordinance of Wire Telecommunication Equipment

           
Electrical power standard D-205            
Electrical equipment technical standards          
 
 
 

Lightning protection

 

Lightning rod (air termination section) angle of protection

The relationship between impulse and DC spark-over voltage

Withstand voltage of communications equipment

Basic concepts of lightning protection countermeasures

Installation locations of protective devices

Comparison of lightning-proof transformers and power supply protective devices

Equipment withstand voltage damage

Methods of wiring protective devices

 

 

How lightning enters

The effect of lightning

●Lightning protection related standards

Lightning damage and the human body

Arrester follow current

Operating principles of protective devices (when compared to water…)

Methods of protecting telecommunications equipment

Electropotential (voltage)

 
 
 


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