Electrical Testing


Electrical testing is a process of inspection that covers many different areas of the electrical system, such as medical, industrial and automotive, using various testing equipment, such as a Digital Multi-Meter, CRO, Clamp Meter, Insulation tester, etc. These testing tools are used to measure different electrical parameters, such as AC/ DC voltage, current, resistance, capacitance, frequency, continuity, insulation, etc. In an electrical system, regular insulation resistance testing is highly recommended to avoid electrical shocks and ensure safety, which reduces downtime. It helps to check the corrosion of insulation and repair works, s vacuum cleaning, steam cleaning and rewinding can be scheduled. Excessive heat or cold, moisture, corrosive vapours, oil, vibration, aging and nicked wiring are the primary causes of insulation failure. The equipment necessary for insulation resistance tests are a megohmmeter, temperature indicator and humidity meter. The total current in the body of the insulation is the sum of capacitance charging current, absorption current and leakage or conduction current.


Electrical testing confirms that different parts of the system and its features are working correctly. It assures a safe environment free from unnecessary risks. A well planned electrical preventive maintenance schedule can reduce accidents, saves lives and minimize costly breakdowns. Impending troubles can be identified and solved before they become significant problems which may require more expensive, time-consuming solutions.


Electrical safety testing of different testing equipment is essential for safe operating standards which uses electricity. There are various agencies which have established strict requirements for electrical products. It is compulsory for an electrical product to conform to certain safety standards laid down by safety and official agencies, such as UL, CE, VDE, CSA, BSI, CCC, etc. The product must pass safety tests, such as High Voltage test Insulation Resistance test, Ground Continuity test and Leakage Current test. Here we discuss some of the common mistakes while performing electrical measurement with a Multi-Meter. We should not replace the original fuse with a locally made or cheaper one because it will change the safety standards of the Multi-Meter. It should be replaced with an authorized fuse. We should not use a bit of wire or metal to get around the fuse. We should use the appropriate Multi-Meter as per measurement work.


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FLUKE T150/VDE - Voltage Tester, 12V to 690V, LCD, -15 °C, 45 °C

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Voltage Tester, 12V to 690V, LCD, -15 °C, 45 °C

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TESTER, VOLT, LCD, OHMS, VDE; Voltage Measuring Range AC:12V to 690V; Meter Display Type:LCD; Operating Temperature Min:-15°C; Operating Temperature Max:45°C; Product Range:-; Plug Type:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jun-2015); Approval Bodies:VDE; Approval Categor

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FLUKE T110 - Voltage Tester, Continuity, Switchable Load, 12V to 690V, -15 °C, 45 °C

2283698

Voltage Tester, Continuity, Switchable Load, 12V to 690V, -15 °C, 45 °C

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TESTER, VOLTAGE, W/SWITCHABLE LOAD; Voltage Measuring Range AC:12V to 690V; Meter Display Type:-; Operating Temperature Min:-15°C; Operating Temperature Max:45°C; Product Range:-; Plug Type:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jun-2015); External Depth:380mm; External Le

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FLUKE 1664 FC EU - Multifunction Installation Tester, 1660 Series, 500 V AC Max., 500 V DC Max., 20 Mohm to 1000 Mohm

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Multifunction Installation Tester, 1660 Series, 500 V AC Max., 500 V DC Max., 20 Mohm to 1000 Mohm

FLUKE

INSTALLATION TESTER, 20MOHM-1GOHM; Kit Contents:Fluke 1664, 6x AA Batteries, HD Mains Cord, Zero Adapter, Test Lead Set, TP165X Probe, Guide, Case; Voltage Measure DC Max:500V; Voltage Measure AC Max:500V; Insulation Resistance Min:20Mohm; Insulation Res

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72-3575 - Voltage Tester, Continuity & RCD Test, 12V to 690V, LED / LCD, Tenma Voltage Testers

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Voltage Tester, Continuity & RCD Test, 12V to 690V, LED / LCD, Tenma Voltage Testers

TENMA

TESTER, VOLTAGE & CONTINUITY, 12V-690V; Voltage Measuring Range AC:12V to 690V; Meter Display Type:LED / LCD; Operating Temperature Min:-; Operating Temperature Max:-; Product Range:Tenma Voltage Testers; Plug Type:-; SVHC:No SVHC (27-Jun-2018); Manufact

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NCV-1030-EUR - Voltage Tester, 12V to 1kV, LED, 0 °C, 40 °C, NCV Probe

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BEHA-AMPROBE

NON-CONTACT VOLTAGE TESTER, 12V TO 1KV; Voltage Measuring Range AC:12V to 1kV; Meter Display Type:LED; Operating Temperature Min:0°C; Operating Temperature Max:40°C; Product Range:NCV Probe Series; Plug Type:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jan-2018)

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PA1594 - Cable Tester Kit, Network, LAN A/V, 96.8 mm x 32.8 mm x 58.2 mm

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TEMPO

CABLE CHECK, LAN A/V, HAND-HELD; Tester Type:Network Cable Tester; Resistance:-; External Height:-; External Width:-; External Depth:-; Product Range:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jan-2018); Weight:3.82oz

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380260 - Insulation Tester, Digital Megohmmeter, 250V, 500V, 1kV, 200Mohm to 2Gohm, 200 mm

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Insulation Tester, Digital Megohmmeter, 250V, 500V, 1kV, 200Mohm to 2Gohm, 200 mm

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DIGITAL MEGOHMMETER, 200MOHM - 2GOHM; Insulation Tester Type:Digital Megohmmeter; Insulation Testing Voltage:250V, 500V, 1kV; Insulation Testing Resistance:200Mohm to 2Gohm; Operating Temperature Min:-; Operating Temperature Max:-; External Height:200mm;

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NCVT-4IR - Voltage Tester, Non Contact, IR Thermometer, 12V to 1kV, LCD, -30 °C, 250 °C

2886039

Voltage Tester, Non Contact, IR Thermometer, 12V to 1kV, LCD, -30 °C, 250 °C

KLEIN TOOLS

VOLTAGE TESTER W/IR THERMOMETER, 12V-1KV; Voltage Measuring Range AC:12V to 1kV; Meter Display Type:LCD; Operating Temperature Min:-30°C; Operating Temperature Max:250°C; Product Range:-; Plug Type:-; SVHC:No SVHC (15-Jan-2018)

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26000900 (PRO 3000 KIT) - Cable Continuity Tester, Pro3000™ Analog Tone & Probe Kit

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Cable Continuity Tester, Pro3000™ Analog Tone & Probe Kit

FLUKE NETWORKS

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