PFAL-30 Air Terminal

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PFAL-30 Franklin Lightning Rod

The PFAL-30 Air Terminal is made of two types of materials: the lance is made of aluminium, the tip and the base of the rod are made of stainless steel.  

This system allows the base to be installed and then the lightning rod, which consists of the lance and the tip, to be screwed onto it. 

The advantage of this equipment is that it has a very low maintenance cost. If the lighting rod receives an impact and the tip gets damaged, it can be replaced by a new one at a very low cost.

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How Does the PFAL-30 Air Terminal Work?

It works in the same way as any Franklin sensor: the tip ionises the air around it by harnessing the electric field of the cloud and attracting the lightning.

PFAL-30 Air Terminal Standard Radius of Coverage Table

Installation Process of the PFAL-30 Air Terminal

The installation process is as follows:

The first step is to place the metal base on the wall, ceiling or installation site of the lighting rod. The base has two holes through which a pair of fixing screws are inserted. These must be suitable for the surface on which the lighting rod is to be installed.

When the base is fixed, the second step is to screw the captor into the threaded hole in the centre of the base. Once it stops, it is secured by adjusting the nut that comes with the captor as a locknut.

Technical Specifications

Model PFAL-30 Air Terminal

  • Lance Material: Aluminium
  • Tip and Base Material: Stainless Steel
  • Length: 330 mm
  • Diameter: 16 mm
  • Thread: 5/8 Inch UNC
  • Base (length - width): 120 x 60 mm
  • Base (thickness): 5 mm
  • Mounting holes: 7 mm
  • Clamp: Galvanised steel

Drawing of PFAL-30 Air Terminal

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No maintenance required

The PFAL-30 Air Terminal has no electronic components to achieve priming, making it maintenance free. 


You are fully protected by our 100% Satisfaction-Guarantee.

The PFAL-30 Air Terminal has a 1-year warranty.

Important: Our warranty covers manufacturing defects under proper use and installation conditions, according to the instructions provided. The warranty does not apply to damages resulting from improper installation, misuse, or alterations. It is important to carefully follow our installation guides to ensure optimal performance and warranty eligibility of our products.

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