Measurements with lightning test equipment
At a glance
UK / USA
Aircraft Test Facility
Certain components, notably aircraft parts, are tested using artificial lightning to check their integrity.
To measure a current pulse of the order of 20kA lasting about 10µs.
For measuring large, fast currents Rocoil has developed special low-output coils. These coils have been used with suitable integrators to provide an accurate and effective measuring system.