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Using test limits effectively in production line testing Using test limits effectively in production line testing
Using test limits effectively in production line testing

Introduction Whilst the use of test limits may sound fairly obvious to many, there are some intricacies that should be considered. This article explores the different uses for te...

Bender specifies Cropico for MEIGaN compliance Bender specifies Cropico for MEIGaN compliance
Bender specifies Cropico for MEIGaN compliance

Original article from 2008. A company which specialises in the manufacture of sensitive insulation monitoring devices and on-line earth fault location systems for the healthcare ...

Firm steps up at testing time Firm steps up at testing time
Firm steps up at testing time

NORTH East manufacturing firm Seaward is part of the national effort to keep Covid-19 patients and NHS staff safe. The firm is supplying vital electrical safety testing equipment...

Dielectric Withstanding Vs Breakdown Testing Dielectric Withstanding Vs Breakdown Testing
Dielectric Withstanding Vs Breakdown Testing

The Hipot test is a very versatile test and can be used for a number of applications, from research and development and type testing, to proving a safe build at the end of a produ...

Electrical Safety for Home Working Electrical Safety for Home Working
Electrical Safety for Home Working

Electrical Safety for Home Working During the current Covid-19 crisis there has been a massive increase in home working. We have all seen on social media pictures of rapidly cob...

Creepage and Clearance: A question of compromise Creepage and Clearance: A question of compromise
Creepage and Clearance: A question of compromise

The majority of electrical safety standards will incorporate definitive tables which define the acceptable distances appropriate to the operating voltage of the product. A questio...

Seaward B255 takes the crown at Lord Hire Centres Seaward B255 takes the crown at Lord Hire Centres
Seaward B255 takes the crown at Lord Hire Centres

Lord Hire Centres, one of the largest independent tool hire and sales companies in the UK, is benefiting from Seaward electrical safety testers to keep its equipment functional ...

Travis Perkins plugs in to Seaward for reliable electrical safety testing Travis Perkins plugs in to Seaward for reliable electrical safety testing
Travis Perkins plugs in to Seaward for reliable electrical safety testing

Travis Perkins, the UK’s largest supplier to the building and construction market, is using advanced electrical safety testing technology as part of its commitment to health and...

The IET 5th Edition Code of Practice - draft now available for public comment The IET 5th Edition Code of Practice - draft now available for public comment
The IET 5th Edition Code of Practice - draft now available for public comment

The IET has published a draft of the 5th edition of the IET’s Code of Practice In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment for public commentWe’re encouraging el...

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