Hastings is a worldwide supplier of hot-line tools and equipment with products in use in more than 50 countries. The company’s Ground/Jumper Assembly Tester is designed to test in-service grounding and jumpering cable assemblies. Regular periodic use will ensure that jumper assemblies perform as designed for personnel safety. The tester is completely self-contained and portable, and it sets up in seconds.
Any standard 120-volt grounded outlet will provide power to the tester. A reference chart is provided for #2, 1/0, 2/0 and 4/0 Str. Cu. cables of specific lengths to determine correct test values. A built-in digital meter allows the operator to easily input the correct voltage specified on the reference chart for various sizes and lengths of cable. A built-in ammeter tells the operator if the assembly is in good working condition.
Test electrodes are available to fit a variety of grounding equipment, including elbows, grounding bushings and ball-socket clamps. Maximum voltage output is limited to protect the operator. Pressure-sensitive inspection labels are available to tag cables after testing.
The Ground/Jumper Assembly Tester, model 7714, can be found on page 500 of Hastings’ online catalog. www.hfgp.com