Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - October 7, 2014

A plant that doesn’t have a cable testing program with trending of the results of regularly scheduled testing is living on borrowed time.

This past summer, the facility incurred repeated episodes of unplanned shut down due to cable failures. The plant manager understandably wants a solution. He asked you if there’s some way to test the cables to see which ones are weak. That’s an interesting question, since your last requisition for an insulation resistance tester was turned down. What should be your recommendations to solve this problem permanently?

A plant that doesn’t have a cable testing program

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