Noncompliant Test Tags

So our keen-eyed technicians spotted these noncompliant tags during a visit to a new client’s business place. Can you guess what’s wrong with them? Test tags serve as the record of an appliance testing. They are as important as the testing inspection itself....Read More

PAT Servicing

Like cars, portable appliance testing (PAT) devices need preventive maintenance and calibration to ensure top performance. A faulty car may still run, but it may not be safe to drive in. Similarly, a faulty tester may still work, but it may pass items...Read More

Test and Tag Equipment

There are different tools used in the testing of electrical equipment and appliances. Here are some of the commonly used ones. Clamp meters This is a fairly easy to use test tool for measuring current. It combines a basic digital multimeter with a...Read More

Cotton On Powerbanks Recalled for Safety Issue

Do you own one of these Cotton On power bank chargers? Stop using it right now. According to Product Recalls NZ, these slim pocket power charger banks have the potential to overheat and pose risk of fire and electric shock. These were sold...Read More

Test And Tag Regulations In New Zealand

Why should you test and tag? According to the Electrical (Safety) Regulations 2010, a fitting or appliance is deemed to be electrically safe if it has a current tag issued in accordance with AS/NZS 3760. So what is the AS/NZS 3760? AS/NZS 3760...Read More