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Just completed PAT testing in shop in Dundrum

Just finished the yearly test of electrical equipment in a shop in Dundrum. It is a requirement by law for employers to ensure that all electrical equipment is safe. PAT testing is a great way to ensure this and each appliance is tagged that it has been tested. The employer also gets a copy of…
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Emergency Lighting Testing

Emergency lighting is required to be tested every quarter to comply with current legislation. These tests should include operational tests for either 30 mins three times per year and one 3 hour operational test. All test results should be kept in the log book. Any faults found in the test should be recorded and acted…
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Too many connections

We came across this in a house we were asked to check out after another electrician was working in the house. This was one of many faults in the house we came across. The standard of work was very poor.

Thermal Imaging to identify potential problems

Bright spot on image could identify a problem. In this case it is a bell transformer We at Carraher Electrical can carry out thermal imaging of distribution boards and any plant equipment to quickly check for overheating and potential problems
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Infra Red Images for Periodic Inspection

Infra red images taken during a Periodic Inspection Test During a Periodic Inspection of a premises, we took infrared images of the distribution boards. This gave us a quick indication of the state of the distribution board. Infrared thermal imaging is very effective in locating hot spots on a board.
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Shower switch could have caused fire

We came across this in a house in Shankill during the week. Luckily it burnt itself out and the shower stopped working. The owner called us out and we quickly found the problem.
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