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What to Expect with Evaluations

Field evaluations include inspections, testing and final evaluations.

Inspections Include:

  • Overall construction
  • Enclosures
  • Grounding
  • Damaged components
  • Electrical clearances
  • Guarding of live parts in normal operation and during maintenance or service
  • Wiring methods and ratings
  • Equipment drawings and applicable markings
  • Nameplate information
  • Suitability of the equipment for the intended environment

Typical Test Procedures Include:

  • Heat rise testing
  • Insulation resistance testing
  • Dielectrical withstand testing
  • Leakage current testing
  • Input voltage and current testing to validate the nameplate data
  • Functional testing of safety circuits, interlocks and Emergency Off actuators