Why earth loop impedance testing in Christchurch is essential

Electrical testing and tagging services are a life-saving measure and one of the most important is earth loop impedance testing.

It’s critical to always ensure that your premises are as safe and secure as possible. That’s where your electrical circuits come into the equation. The inherent dangers of electrical faults cannot be overestimated. Faulty wiring and electrical equipment is always a serious hazard and sometimes a fatal one at that.

You don’t want to be left with questions on what you could have done to avoid a serious incident.

Why earth loop impedance matters

Many people are not sure how important something like earth loop impedance testing in Christchurch is.

As a quick overview, electricity always takes the easiest path to the ground. Buildings with electrical wiring systems throughout Christchurch and most of NZ have a connection to the ground. It’s this system that creates an earth return circuit.

Whenever there is a short circuit, the grounding wire allows the electrical current to pass through.

Having an earth loop impedance test done ensures that the fault current will be strong enough to trigger the circuit protection whenever there is a short circuit or fault in an electrical circuit.

If that fault current remains undetected, circuits can overheat and catch on fire.

This is why earth loop impedance testing is more important than many people realise.

Jim’s Test & Tag team is always here for you

When it comes to earth loop impedance testing and other electrical safety measures, you need the experienced professionals. That’s why the team to see is Jim’s Test & Tag NZ.

Proudly operating as a 100% Kiwi owned and operated business, we pride ourselves on delivering the best electrical safety services for New Zealander business owners and householders.

Whether it’s quality testing and tagging, appliance and portable appliance tests, RCD safety switch testing, earth loop impedance testing in Christchurch or throughout NZ, you can be sure you’re dealing with the top team.

You’ll always know you have fully trained experts on your side, all backed by the very best in customer service.

We’re proud to go the extra mile to ensure you’re always looked after. When it comes to reliability and professionalism, there’s one team that stands head and shoulders above the rest.

The Jim’s Test & Tag NZ team is that team who are always here for you, whenever you need us.

Your electrical safety is crucial. That’s why you need to deal with the best in the business.

Talk to us today about any of our services and see the difference for yourself.