Why Personal Protective Grounding/Bonding Is Important

After being in the electrical field for 25 years or more one thing continually comes up during discussions with others in the field and during training sessions and that is Personal Protective Grounding/Bonding (PPG/B). It’s remarkable at the electricians who don’t understand it’s purpose. So, let’s have a brief discussion on this matter. First things first! Definitions of PPG/B, Cable connected to de-energized lines and equipment by jumpering and bonding with appropriate clamps, to…

AEMC PEL-103: How to Download Data and Generate Simple Reports

AEMC PEL-103: How to Download Data and Generate Simple Reports Downloading Data So you have recorded your power system for the past 30 days. Now what? Now it is time to transfer the data from the PEL unit into the DataView software on your computer for review and report processing. Although the manual for the PEL103 provides instruction for downloading the data via either the USB connection or a Bluetooth connection, we recommend pulling the SD card…

PEL 103 Configuration Guide

PEL 103 Configuration Guide This guide was put together to show how to do an initial configuration on a PEL 103 unit. This unit must be set up on a computer and then can be installed to log data. Add an Instrument When you first connect the PEL 103 to the dataview program, there will be an icon at the top that says “Add an Instrument”. Click on add an instrument and be…

Amprobe AT- 6010 Advanced Wire Tracer

Overview Easily and accurately locate wires, breakers, and fuses with the AT-6010 Advanced Wire Tracer. When the Transmitter is connected to the circuit (Energized or De-energized, up to 600 V AC/DC in Category I through Category III electrical environments), the Receiver easily detects the transmitted signal in the wires or cables behind walls, ceilings and floors. Work safely on energized circuits without the need to take equipment offline. The Transmitter also features high signal mode…

Test Benches: Custom Solutions

JM Test Systems provides custom solutions for test equipment to meet your company’s needs. We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of calibration and repair services to our customers. We offer a wide selection of test benches that can be completely customized: Instrument Test Benches  Test safety and critical controls equipment, pressure transmitters, switches, gauges and more. Electrical Test Benches Access and test all of your motors and electrical equipment to help prevent critical failure and…

5 Steps to Test Insulation Resistance in Failed Motors

Facilities that use a run-to-fail maintenance approach have added pressure to bring motors and other systems back up and running as quickly as possible. Every minute a motor is down has a costly effect on the company. Suddenly, troubleshooting a failed motor becomes an emergency. Not all facilities have on-staff resources to perform preventive maintenance on their motors. Many rely on outside experts to rescue them when motors fail. And while preventive and predictive maintenance…