Three reasons to run basic dielectric liquid tests on transformers: 1. Early indicator of a problem you may have 2. Relatively easy to do 3. Inexpensive test that provides a lot of diagnostic information. For more electrical safety equipment maintenance information and for a review your company’s electrical safety equipment…

A lot of our customers ask us "how often and why should we test” their electrical safety equipment. It’s inevitable that your electrical safety equipment will deteriorate over time however several factors can accelerate the deterioration of the equipment including environment, overload circuit conditions, heavy or severe duty cycles. Additional…

Equipment failure is one of the biggest reasons for unplanned downtime. That’s why a “Preventative Testing Program” by Reuter Hanney is the most cost-effective investment you can make. Your vital electrical systems are under constant stress, subjected to the damaging effects of thermal cycling, switching, mechanical stresses, and environmental extremes. And…

NOTICE OF POSSIBLE EQUIPMENT/PROPERTY DAMAGE  To all purchasers/users of Draw-out versions of PowerPact P (100A to 1200A) and MasterPact NW/NT UL/ANSI Circuit Breakers (800 to 6300Amp). Schneider Electric has identified a potential nonconformance with the primary connection clusters used on Draw-out version of UL PowerPact P (100A to 1200A) and…

According to NFPA 130.7, Electrical equipment such as switchboards, panel boards, industrial control panels, meter socket enclosures, and motor control panels, and motor control centers that are in other an dwelling units, and are likely to require examination, adjustment, servicing, or maintenance while energized, shall be field marked with a…