An outside protection against lightning with a lightning rod must be checked every year and after each lightning strike to ensure its good working order. Source NFC 17-102 – September 2011, (art. 8.2).
Maintenance and servicing of your lightning protection installation are also necessary to preserve your manufacturer's and installer's warranties.
Contact@ir® system is an exclusive solution proposed by LPS France® to meet normative requirements, preserve your warranties and ensure your security throughout the lifetime of your lightning protection installation.
Contact@ir® system, if used with Rout@ir® receiver, enables you to check the good working order of your product remotely.
If one of your product is struck by lightning, you immediatly receive a warning.
You are given the lightning strike intensity level on a scale from 1 to 3.
It is thus possible to know which type of checking has to be done.
Your products equiped with a Contact@ir® emitter permanently communicates by radio waves with your nearby-located Rout@ir®.
Datas collected by Rout@ir® are constantly transmitted to the server on which they are recorded and dated without any intervention on your part.
The multiplicity of usable networks for the data transmission makes its use possible even in the most isolated places. Datas can be remotely accessed to, from any appliance connected to the internet. At any time and from anywhere, you can peruse the status of you installations.
Has to be connected to the Contact@ir® Ready .
The Contact@ir® emitter can be fitted on the Contact@ir® Ready product during the assembly or at any time during the life time of the installation.
Is in the form of a box. It can be supplied on the mains or thanks to a photovoltaic cell.
It transmits the datas to the server by the most suitable network. www.contact-platform.com
Rout@ir® must be installed within a 200m radius around the product to which the emitter is connected.
On the www.contact-platform.com server, you will obtain the following information :
- The Compt@ir® or Paraton@ir® serial number,
- The type and colour of the Paraton@ir®,
- The emitter serial number,
- Potential notes previously entered.
- Quality of communication,
- Product integrity,
- Product working order.
- Lightning strike history
- Chronology of previous diagnosis by product,
- Diagnosis results,
- Previous users' comments.
All information continuously collected by Rout@ir® are automatically transmitted to the server, dated, recorded and chronologically classified.
This information is necessary to draw up documents relative to the carrying out, the checking and the maintenance of your installation.
Those documents are imposed by the NFC 17-102 standard (art. 8.1 to 8.7).
Relevant and clear informations
Contact@ir® system used with Rout@ir® transmits an in-real-time warning when the protection installation is struck by lightning..
The NFC 17-102 standard imposes a check of your lightning protection installation each time the protected structure is struck by lightning (art. 8.2).
This measure aims at ensuring the efficiency of your protection installation without any interruption. For this reason, simply receiving a lightning strike warning must leads you to check the integrity
and the good working order of your product on the www.contact-plaform.com .
Rout@ir® also enables you to know the intensity of the lightning strike picked up by your product on a scale from 1 to 3.
This feature, as the whole of Contact@ir® system, is a LPS France® exclusive.
The intensity of the lightning strike picked up by the your product and the result of its diagnosis assist in determining whether a visual or a complete check of the installation is necessary (cf. NFC 17-102 standard, art. 8.2 to 8.6), as well as the urgency level of the action to be taken.
Thanks to Rout@ir®, you save time and avoid useless expenditure while ensuring the efficiency of your installation with more targeted actions.
According to the NFC 17-102 standard (art. 8.2) your lightning protection installation must also be checked :
- Periodically in order to be able to anticipate and forestall the natural wear of your installation,
- Each time the protected structure is modified or repaired..
Avec Rout@ir® , the historization of lightning strike warnings favours the prevention of use-related dammage on the installation and you can rapidly carry out a diagnosis wherever you are.
If the diagnosis reveals a critical information, your installation must be the object of a visual or complete check as appropriate (cf. NFC 17-102 standard, art. 8.5 and 8.6). This check is a prerequisite to preserving your warranties.
By calling upon a LPS France® licensed agent, you are sure that the checking procedure is respected and that the appropriate measures are taken.
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