Consulting & Design

The above typical design, is indicative of the type of service offered by SME.


SME will advise the client on the correct installation for their requirements, for Lightning Protection & Earthing, as follows:

Each installation has its own inherent requirements, such as hazardous areas, sophisticated electronic process control, and many other factors, such as local lightning conditions, corrosiveness of ground and etc.

To this end each installation is designed specifically to actual requirements of the structure(s) and contents, using the relevant codes of practise as a guideline, adapted to suit each undertaking, as a result of an in depth evaluation of the structures and contents, to ascertain the level of protection required.

Ensuring that any design submitted will comply with IEC 62305 Suite of Documents, a computer module is employed taking cognisance of all aspects of the structure, its contents, purpose, and geographical location including environmental concerns


Our designs include the Step & Touch Potentials Calculations for Substations and a PR.ENG Signature and Indemnity is available on request.