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Hi all, anyone have a link for some generic PAT certificates I could download for my own use, thanks in advance, Si.
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Hello, I am currently learning and have come across PAT testing an old chandelier. On modern lamps I would use the plug and probe on the...
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I have built a portable lighting game, and need advice on what safety testing would be needed for it to be used legally by private clients. In...
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Hi all, What prices are normal to charge per item in Ireland? And, which companies are the largest within PAT testing in Ireland? Thanks!
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Hi, I'm trying to get an overview of the UK PAT-testing ( In Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment) market and I'd be very...
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I have recently been asked about some PAT testing work undertaken in a local church hall. The PAT tester did not test the free standing under...
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This states a SNE system, do I list this as a TN-S system. The heads look the same as the PME types. Our NICEIC area engineer was also not...
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Sorry if this thread is in the wrong section, I was always led to believe that a TV was class 1 for PAT testing, however the TV has a metal earth...
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Hi Hope anyone can help Can someone give me advice on how to connect up a 3 phase to 13amp adaptor lead for carrying out PAT testing on 3...
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For continuity of ring final conductors it says we can use the r1 to check the expected result for r2, and gives the following formula to use: r2...
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I have emailed electrical safety first regarding the BPG4 update : i have just received the reply Hi, It should be published in the next...
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Hi all....for fixed wiring testing, does the test equipment (Fluke and Megger in this case) have to have a calibration certificate from an...
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I've seen several videos on these, half of them show an MCB in the 'on' position protected by an RCD also in the 'on' position, earth lead on the...
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I’m not doing an EICR or anything… just curious. Was doing some work in my parents house, and I was remembering how it was back when I was a...
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Having a bit of a brain freeze moment. I have a 2-core SWA cable running to an outbuilding. The sheath is used to earth this cable back to the...
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Hi I wondered if I could ask for advice on how to succeed in getting some basic technical information from the manufacturer of consumer...
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Hi all, I can't understand why but I always get a small (minimum 0.06mA) earth leakage reading on extension leads (even without surge...
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Hi I have a Robin SmartPAT 5000, I need to clear all the memory !, does anyone know how to do that ?. cheers Spike
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Hi I am going to do some Appliance testing for a Charity shop, could anyone comment on it please, been out of the game for awhile ow, just had my...
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I tested an IEC lead that was crossed L--N . Both ends were sealed, so I cut the cable & the plug was cross wired. I am posting this because...
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I have a fluke 1653 which gives me a fuse error, but only when voltage is present. Done some research but not found anyone with the same issue...
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hi, new to this forum and still training. During testing for prospective fault current at the point I get a bad reading, what ever that may...
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Yay I am so happy I have finally fixed my Nova pat tester it failed with the error message of ( Internal Relay Fault ) well after some head...
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I hope you will enjoy the attached photo
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So yea, as above. Did it through HSS Training Manchester. Went into thinking it'll either be; - Spoon-fed dick holding so that EVERYONE passes...
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Hello all. Quick question, how many items are you expected to test per hour? (Properly not lick and stick) Had a moaning at today for being to...
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I make my own ceeform adaptor leads for testing purposes where the 4mm banana leads generally just get plugged into my own MFT which is all...
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When carrying out an EICR I found this board. The live bus bar cuts across the neutral where the tails have exposed copper. Is this the way these...
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I work for a charity (Besom) that gets equipment that needs to be PATted. A lot of these come with 5 amp fuses. Please do the regulations allow...
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Evening all. Is there a regulation or any guidance regarding live zs testing with loads connected.... Eg zs testing on a 3phase motor whilst it...
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Is there a room in professional PAT testing for a business model other than 'per unit'? I ask because I've been giving this some thought. I've...
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As (I believe) PAT testing includes fixed equipment connected to the electrical installation by an FCU (eg hand driers, built in ovens etc.) I...
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Hi. Now I'm pretty sure why this is happening, but I thought I'd check. Just did a standard RCD test at a client, and the RCD failed the test...
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For my AM2 How do you test polarity on a 3P and N socket?
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Hi all, A friend of mine wants me to help him out renewing/converting trailers and horse boxes to be used for catering of film sets or in the...
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Here's one I wasn't expecting on an EICR. Recently rewired and renovated 2-bed property (2015ish). Having an EICR as a new tenant to move in soon...
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A twin and earth cable (live) enters a plastic dry-lining box, via a stud wall. The end of the cable is snipped, left bare, and the box is...
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Hi all i'm after some advice please, I was trained as a pat tester for my company a few years back (10 years)to test ex display lamps ect ect, we...
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Hi, quick question before I start ripping a customers Consumer Board apart. Called out to a simple job of installing electric supply to a summer...
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