To understand why our manufacturing process is so important, it's crucial to explain how overhead ground wire works and its value.
Static shield — or overhead ground wire (OHGW) — is a form of lightning protection for power and data transmission lines. Bekaert produces durable, high-quality OHGW, including products with several coating options for our strong steel cores. In addition to Class A, Class B and Class C galvanized coatings, we also offer Bezinal®, our proprietary corrosion-resistant alloy.
Bekaert can manufacture overhead ground wire solutions according to your application's unique specifications, including the number of wires per strand and minimum breaking strengths. Our multiple manufacturing facilities in the United States are flexible, allowing us to produce customized steel static shields near your region. Bekaert engineers and technicians have complete control over the manufacturing processes to ensure the highest quality control standards for your products.
There are several benefits of using static shield to protect overhead lines:
At Bekaert, one of our primary goals is to establish a long-term relationship with each client. We go above and beyond most wire suppliers by offering the industry's top customer service and technical expertise, ensuring you receive the most practical and efficient solution for your unique application. Contact us online or call 404-201-0223 for additional information about static shield lightning protection and our other wire products.
Contact the professionals at Bekaert for additional information about static shield lightning protection.