Lightning Protection
Testing (LPS)

Rope Access Lightning Protection Testing (LPS)

Rope access lightning protection systems are essential for safeguarding wind turbines from lightning strikes. Given the significant heights and remote locations of wind turbines, these systems must be maintained to prevent damage that could lead to costly repairs and downtime. Highland Access Ltd offers rope access services to perform lightning protection testing on wind turbine blades, ensuring their integrity and effectiveness.

Benefits of Rope Access 

Our rope access lightning protection methods enable our technicians to reach and inspect all receptors on the blades. This approach minimises disruption to turbine operations and reduces inspection costs. Our technicians are trained and competent, ensuring a thorough examination of all lightning protection components. Rope access lightning protection testing is a highly efficient method to maintain the safety and functionality of wind turbines.

Detailed Inspections and Assessments

We focus on several critical aspects of the lightning protection system during our inspections. We assess the condition of the receptors, conductors, and grounding systems, checking for signs of wear, corrosion, and any damage that might compromise the system’s performance. Our technicians use advanced diagnostic tools to test the continuity and resistance of the lightning protection system, ensuring it meets industry standards and can effectively conduct lightning strikes to the ground.

Comprehensive Reporting and Recommendations

Highland Access Ltd provides detailed inspection reports that outline the condition of the lightning protection system, including any defects or issues that require attention. Our reports include photographic evidence and recommendations for necessary repairs or upgrades. This helps wind farm operators make informed decisions about maintenance and ensures the ongoing protection of their wind turbines. Rope access lightning protection reports are crucial for maintaining wind turbines’ safety and operational efficiency.

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Rope Access LPS Testing carried out in Ireland
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LPS Testing using Megger
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Internal Lightning Protection Cable
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