The Problem: Not having a surge protection device is a tragedy waiting to happen.

Power Surges and What You Need to Know About Choosing Your Surge Protector on the Farm

 

The cost of replacing equipment due to a large power surge caused by lightning, or more commonly, electrical equipment starting and stopping, can be a substantial detriment to farming operations.  A surge protector can prevent this from happening which is why they have become a crucial device to have on the farm. Understanding how something like this can happen and what to look for when investing in a surge protector is key to making insurance companies happy and to saving your facility tens of thousands of dollars for something that could have been prevented. This explains the types of power fluctuations, the importance of surge protectors, and what parameters your surge protector should have before purchasing.

 

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