How do I PAT Test a kettle?

pat test a kettleThe video below shows you how to PAT Test a kettle.

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Class 1 Kettle PAT Testing

A Kettle is a class 1 item, not only that but it is two separate items due to it’s detachable base or lead.

The kettle relies on an earth connection for safety; the PAT machine checks that connection is functioning correctly.

A formal visual inspection should be carried out first.

This video shows how you carried out the portable appliance test on the kettle.

If you want to learn we recommend you do a PAT Testing training course


By |2020-01-20T20:21:38+00:00June 12th, 2013|PAT Testing Info|Comments Off on How do I PAT Test a kettle?

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I am Richard Ayre; editor for this site, owner of the site and the business, and a PAT testing engineer with over 10 years experience. I consider myself an expert in testing IT equipment in office environments; I have worked in many different industries for hundreds of different clients testing all kinds of electrical equipment. I am also Operations Director for the Portable Appliance Testing Trade Association As well as being the business owner I am also an employer; based in Wallsend near Newcastle upon Tyne. I am also involved in the running of the Portable Appliance Testing Trade Association as Operations Director and joint founder. "PATTA" attends important meetings and provides representation for the smaller businesses that do PAT testing in the UK, when decisions are being made that affect them.