The electrode or earthing mat equipped with a flat iron riser is installed under the ground level. It helps to connect all the non-current-carrying metallic parts of the equipment.
No. The value of the leakage current depends on the following five parameters:
- Rated voltage of the Lightning/Surge Arrester
- OEM’s design parameters
- Ambient temperature
- Absorption/entry of moisture, and
- Entry of solid micro particles.