Portable Appliance Testing

Also Known as PAT Testing

Pat testing (as it is generally known) is a process of establishing whether a piece of electrical equipment is Safe & suitable for its intended purpose.

All portable appliances are tested in accordance with the I.E.E code of practice for in-service Electrical Equipment.

The following points are considered:

         Full visual inspection     Correct fuse sizes
         Correct terminations 
     Continuity
         Insulation resistance

The term portable appliance covers several equipment types:

         Kettles                   I.T Equipment
         Handheld Tools       IEC Leads
         Class 2 Equipment

A full report similar to an asset register will be produced detailing all testing and defects.

To request a report example e-mail enquiries@amlo.co.uk