Over-Voltage Protection of Isolation Joints
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This presentation gives a thorough review of the various types of isolation joints that are typically found along a pipeline or station. The benefits of decouplers for isolated joint protection will be explored in detail.
What you’ll learn/Timeline
Attendees will gain a basic understanding of how isolated fittings work, they will understand why it is important to protect these fittings and how to protect them from AC Faults, Lightning and Steady State AC. Mounting options and best practices will also be explored.
Presentation Time = Approximately 45mins.
- December 1, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
Meet The Speakers
Tim Bechtel Business Development Leader
Tim has been in the corrosion industry since 2009 working as a contractor on projects throughout the United States. These projects ranged from installing cathodic protection systems, leak detection, coating inspection, and coating remediation. In April of 2018, Tim moved over to Dairyland Electrical Industries, which if you don’t know, manufactures devices that improve cathodic protection systems and also address common grounding and safety issues. As a Business Development Leader, Tim, answers questions from around the world that involve issues ranging from decoupling facilities to improve cp systems, addressing unbalanced loads on electric distribution facilities affecting the dairy industry, galvanic isolation in the marine industry, rail issues, and so on. Tim received his bachelor’s from Central Michigan University in 1992 and his MBA in 2019. Tim is a NACE certified CP 2 and a CIP 3. Outside of work, Tim enjoys running long distances and has completed over forty marathons and two ultra-marathons. Read Bio.