Wooden Rollercoaster, PNE

Surge Protection

Presenter’s Name

David Wells

Instructor Bio David is a Professional Mechanical Engineer. His career has taken him from working as a hydraulic service technician, to becoming an engineer doing mechanical / hydraulic system design and steel construction, into computer science, to machine automation. Along the way there were side detours into television, movies, water ski boats and scuba diving instruction. He currently provides engineering support to two amusement parks, and several traveling shows for issues involving, hydraulics, steel defects and control system issues. David is an AIMS Level 2 CRI.
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Presentation synopsis Surge Protection
An overview of the often neglected importance of electrical transient protection on your ride or in your facility.  This course looks at the different types of transients that you may encounter, the detrimental effects that they have on equipment, and how to reduce these effects.