How’s this for a bungle? An electrician has managed to cause all kinds of havoc at an Indian airport by unplugging the wrong thing.
Look out, that man’s got a screwdriver!
With the launch of “February Freebies” at the beginning of the month, this week we’re focusing on one of the products featured in this offer, the Fluke 1651B Multifunction tester which comes with a free Metrel TEK694C electrical tester. The Fluke 1651B is an ideal machine for domestic use covering all aspects of 17th Edition and Part P. With the … Continue reading
It’s still not too late to get high street vouchers with selected products this Christmas week. Give yourself a Christmas treat and start your New Year with some brand new time saving equipment, whilst using your high street voucher rewards to get your loved ones something really special this Christmas. Don’t forget; some equipment rewards you with more vouchers, make … Continue reading
Super Rod have launched a campaign titled “Search for a Hero”. The campaign aims to find electricians and electrical installers worthy of the title Super Rod Super Hero. Super Rod say that they want to make it widely celebrated that electricians regularly do heroic work and should be recognised for good achievements. The Super Rod competition is open now and … Continue reading
PASS are getting into the Christmas spirit and giving away high street vouchers with a wide selection of products this December. When you’re shopping through the website, look out for the “Hit the High street” labels indicating that you can receive high street vouchers with that product purchase. Not only this, but you will be able to choose where you … Continue reading
Recently in Professional Electrician magazine a reader asked a question detailing an issue he had had with a three phase system. When started, he found that one of the motors ran backwards, a problem which he was able to fix by reversing the phases. But the reader was worried that this could have caused a lot of damage and asked … Continue reading
A new report by NICEIC and ECA spells out what the electrical contracting industry can expect over the next ten years. Titled “2021 Vision”, the report highlights the coming opportunities and threats for the electrical industry in order to make contractors and electricians aware of the future so they can adequately become prepared for it. As far as threats are … Continue reading
News Update: The Department for Energy and Climate change is still considering the Electrical Safety Council’s concerns for the design of Smart Meter’s and the potential impact on the safety of contractors. The ESC is asking for an isolating switch to be built into the Smart Meter in order to safely isolate the electricity supply in domestic homes. At the … Continue reading
When choosing test and measurement tools, it is important to consider more than just price as this equipment will need to be relied on to earn a living. Therefore, choosing the equipment that is right for you should be considered carefully. Generally as a rule, you should purchase the best quality equipment you can afford. In the long term, the … Continue reading