Handbook of Portable Appliance Testing
This Portable Appliance Testing Handbook, written by Seggy T. Segaran in conjunction with PASS, is a unique PAT handbook that is ideal for PAT testing technicians.
Written in an easy to read language register, you will be able to read all the useful everyday PAT testing situation examples with ease.
This PAT tester handbook highlights and includes information on the IEE codes of practice, has colour coded sections and photographic examples for further convenience to the reader.
The PAT handbook gives you practical PAT testing examples and contains a useful appendix for easy reference.
This invaluable resource is a must for new PAT technicians and is a useful reference for more experienced technicians.
Outline of the Chapters in the Handbook of Portable Appliance Testing
Chapter 1: Why do we have to PAT test
Chapter 2:Health and Safety Executive guidelines
Chapter 3: Getting ready
Chapter 4: Class of equipment
Chapter 5: Types of electrical appliances
Chapter 6: Work environments
Chapter 7: How often do you maintain equipment?
Chapter 8: Test records and labels
Chapter 9: User checks
Chapter 10: Formal visual inspection
Chapter 11: Fuses
Chapter 12: Testing
Chapter 13: Earth continuity test
Chapter 14: Insulation resistance test
Chapter 15: Earth leakage test
Chapter 16: Other tests
Chapter 17: PAT testers
Test Examples 1: Electric kettles and other kitchen appliances
Test Examples 2: Electric fans and heaters
Test Examples 3: Lamps and other household appliances
Test Examples 4: Microwave ovens
Test Examples 5: Power-tools and other workshop appliances
Test Examples 6: Desktop PCs, Laptops, monitors and other IT equipment
Test Examples 7: IEC Leads and mains extensions
Test Examples 8: Residual current devices (RDCs)
Test Examples 9: 110v transformers, appliances and extensions
Test Examples 10: 3-phase appliances and extensions
Test Examples 11: Useful PAT testing adaptors