LBA Technology Offers New High Mobility Lightning Mast

Kit Meets Portability Needs in Space Critical Logistics Environments

Byron Johnson demonstrating the mobility of the PLP38-6-SP-PK

Greenville, NC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 – LBA Technology, Inc., a unit of LBA Group, Inc., announced a new portable lightning mast kit designed to provide effective lightning protection yet be extraordinarily portable. The 38-foot PLP38-6-SP-PK meets these requirements in the form of a high mobility fly-away kit.

“This latest addition to the PLP Series combines portability with highly effective lightning protection. This is a difficult task, but we’re proud our design team has been able to accomplish this and now offer this solution to our customers,” said LBA Business Development Specialists Byron Johnson.

LBA conducted a lengthy period of research and development to create this new addition to the PLP Series of portable lightning masts. One of the critical tasks in the R&D process was successfully putting the unit through wind load stress tests.

The efforts to design this unique, portable fly-away lightning mast kit began in response to the critical needs of a major aerospace logistics contractor. The 6 and-a-half foot sections met this customer’s unique storage and portability requirements.

LBA Technology’s PLP Series of portable lightning masts includes models from 14 feet to 38 feet. These units can be easily set up by two people in under an hour. Uses include providing protection for portable satellite systems, communication systems; ground mounted utility equipment, solar arrays, oil production, ammo, flammable storage sites, and depot environments of various types.

These systems provide excellent options for lighting protection in mission critical situations where transportation, set-up and re-deployment of are challenging yet the protection of assets is paramount. The new PLP38-6-SP-PK consists of 6-and-a-half foot sections with self-supporting base and grounding system with a one-man carrying case. It’s a fly-away, compact kit suitable for transport by nearly any means, including small planes, helicopters or even a small compartment in a satcomm trailer.

For more information on the PLP38-6-SP-PK and the wide variety of lightening protection solutions offered by LBA, visit, or contact us at: or 252.757.0279

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LBA Group, Inc. has 60 years of experience in providing RF asset solutions and risk management for industrial and telecommunications infrastructure assets. The group is comprised of LBA Technology, a leading manufacturer and integrator of radio frequency systems, lightning protection and EMC equipment for broadcast, industrial and government users worldwide; the professional consultancy Lawrence Behr Associates and LBA University, providing on-site and online professional training. The companies are based in Greenville, N.C., USA.

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