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Why do I need to know about soil for grounding?

Spring is the ultimate time to perform ground testing.  The ground is awakening from a stressful period.  We all understand that winter is the worst season to ground because of the conductivity (or lack thereof) in the soil.

19/04/2017 | Megger 0

Visual Examination in Electrical Testing

Visual Examination is very important and often precedes electrical testing.  Oftentimes it reveals major issues that may not have been found by testing alone.

07/11/2016 | Megger 0

Resistance, Resistivity and Grounding

Two very similar words in ground testing, meaning two very different things – resistance and resistivity.  What’s the difference? And how do we find ground using them.

09/08/2016 | Megger 0

What Ever Happened to Hand-Cranks?

The short answer? Nothing. They’re still here. Like Ford’s Model T is to automobiles, nothing more symbolizes the revolution in electrical testing and maintenance that began around the turn of the 20t

30/06/2015 | Megger 0

HT1000/2 Copper Wire Analyzer Training Video Series Now Available

Are you in need of a copper wire analyzer and are curious as to the features available on Megger's HT1000/2? Do you currently own one and need to know how to properly use a certain test or feature? Ch

11/05/2015 | Megger 0

Voltage Regulation in Insulation Testing

Insulation testers typically offer a discrete number of selectable test voltages, with 250, 500 and 1000 V being common selections. Until recent improvements in microprocessor technology, it was large

21/04/2015 | Megger 0

Circuit Breaker Testing

Arguably, circuit breakers are some of the most important components in modern electric power systems. They break off current when a fault occurs. And although circuit breakers are not thought about m

07/04/2015 | Megger 0

Megger Conducts Hands-On Safety Demo at Dynalectric Annual Safety Fair

Mike Palmer, Megger’s Western regional sales manager, conducted a hands-on safety demo at Dynalectric’s yearly safety fair held in San Diego, California on Saturday, February 7. 175 apprentices and jo

27/02/2015 | Megger 0

Proceeds from Megger’s Annual Charity Golf Outing for Phoenix Children’s Hospital Increases by 40%

Once again, the Megger distributor charity golf outing produced record-breaking figures. The 14th annual event, held on Saturday, January 24 at the Lakes of Ahawatukee Golf Course in Phoenix, Arizona,

16/02/2015 | Megger 0

Workplace Electrical Safety – Not to be Taken Lightly

Electrical safety is not a matter to be taken lightly, especially in the workplace. When proper precautions are not taken, electrical hazards may occur resulting in serious injury or even death. @

30/01/2015 | Megger 0

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