Tester Blog

  1. The Importance of Qualified Electricians When Setting Up Electricity in a Self-Build

    Thinking of building your own property? You’ll need the help of a reliable local electrician to get your property connected to the energy grid! Continue reading →
  2. Heed the Warning of a Former Ghost Hunter

    I’m the last one. I don’t know how long I have left. Either she’ll get me or the cold will. The ink is freezing as I write by the light of my FLIR C5’s torch but I must write. No one can ever make the mistake we did. You, reader, you must stay away from this house. If you have found this note, you’re already in danger. Leave. Leave NOW. Make sure no one ever comes here again. YOU MUST LEAVE.   Continue reading →
  3. Fluke & PASS Webinar: Introduction to Fluke ii900 & ii910 Acoustic Imagers

    fluke-webinar PASS Ltd has partnered with Fluke to bring you an enlightening webinar about the applications and advantages of acoustic imaging, as well as a brief introduction to Fluke’s ii900 and ii910 Sonic Industrial Imagers. Continue reading →
  4. Thermal Imaging Camera - Trade-In and Save!

    It's back! After popular demand, the Thermal Camera Trade-In promotion has returned to Tester! Do you have an old thermal imaging camera? Or, are you ready to upgrade to the latest sleek model and technology? Now is the time to get the camera that you really want. Continue reading →
  5. What Are CAT Ratings?

    On the right of the image a DiLog CombiVolt Tester is being proved using a DiLog PU690 Proving Unit. The proving unit is hanging on the wall in a black fabric case with a clear, plastic window through which the PU690 can be seen and accessed. On the left of the image it reads 'What Are CAT Ratings?' in white and yellow block lettering. In summary, CAT ratings are overvoltage categories; they are safety ratings that indicate the types of electrical environments in which test and measurement instruments can be safely used. Understanding these categories is crucial to ensuring that you select the correct tool when working on an electrical installation.[1] Continue reading →
  6. News Roundup: Unregistered “Gas Engineers”

    unregistered-gas-engineers Unfortunately, there continues to be no shortage of news stories about illegal and dangerous gas work carried out by unregistered, unqualified “gas engineers”. Therefore, it is vital that you stay vigilant and always employ a Gas Safe registered engineer that is qualified to work on your gas appliance and your fuel type. You can find a Gas Safe registered engineer or check your engineers’ credentials on the Gas Safe Register or by calling the free helpline on 0800 408 5500. Additionally, always ask to see your engineer's Gas Safe ID card and make sure you check the back of it for the appliances and gas types they are qualified to work on. Ensuring gas work is carried out by a qualified and gas registered engineer is critical to protecting yourself and your community against potential gas leaks, carbon monoxide poisoning, fires, and explosions. Continue reading →
  7. PASS Ltd is Supporting Gas Safety Week 2021

    We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week, taking place between the 13th and 19th September 2021. Organised by the Gas Safe Register (the official list of gas engineers legally allowed to work on gas), Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. Continue reading →
  8. Testo Autumn Offer: Buy a Testo FGA & Get Your 1st Year of Service Free

    Buy and register a Testo 300, 320B or 327 Flue Gas Analyser or Flue Gas Analyser Kit between the 1st September and 31st December 2021 to receive your first year of service, worth over £100, for free! Continue reading →
  9. Buy a Fluke, Get a Free Fluke

    This blog was originally published on the 1st September 2021. It was updated on the 7th December 2021 to reflect that the offer has been extended until the 15th January 2022. Buy a fluke get a free fluke Buy a Fluke Get a Free Fluke is Back! Spend £100 or more on any qualified Fluke product between September 1, 2021 and January 15, 2022 and choose a free Fluke Tool/Tester! Get more for your money this Autumn with Fluke! Continue reading →
  10. What do you need to know about the 5th Edition?

    In September last year, the new Code of Practice (5th edition) for inspection and testing of electrical appliances was released by the IET. It provides full guidance on the standards that are required for electrical appliance safety, along with advice on determining whether electrical equipment is fit for continued use. Continue reading →

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