All tests are carried out in accordance with the IET Code of Practice (Edition 4-2012) for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.
The complete Portable Appliance Testing
consists of a series of inspections and electrical tests on each item. These tests vary depending on the class of the item.
A visual inspection is undertaken first to check for faults /damage to:
• Plug Casing
• Damage to the flex of the appliance.
(Cracked or cut)
• The wiring of the plug
is checked to ensure correct and secure termination
• The fuse rating of the plug is checked.
(Fuses are replaced free of charge, if required)
Once these Visual tests have been carried out. A number of Electrical tests are performed depending on the class of the equipment by using a PAT Tester.
- Insulation test
- Earth continuity test
- Earth Leakage test
- Polarity Check
N.B. appliances may not require all the above tests.
Appliance testing results are then noted and the electrical item marked accordingly with a PASS
These results are then complied into a report and this along with the certificate are emailed to you as a PDF document.
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