This white paper discusses electrical safety testing of electrical and electronic equipment. The white paper discusses functions and features of hipot testers, details on product safety certification, production electrical safety testing including Dielectric Withstand, Insulation Resistance, and Ground Continuity tests.
Verification of electrical safety testing equipment is a procedure that is often overlooked by manufacturers. Running test verification is crucial to ensuring that a safety device will properly detect product failures. While the task of setting up a test verification can seem daunting, it’s a simple matter of having the necessary equipment and procedures in place so that the process is easy to follow.