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Considerations when renting or leasing a ground resistance tester
When you are renting a ground resistance tester, you will find that many of the brands on the market have units that have similar functions and features. You want to choose one that comes from one of the top manufacturers and that has a good reputation. Finding one that has a simple to use control interface is a good idea as well. It ensures easier use, especially for those who are new to using this type of machine. Make sure you are capable of understanding the readouts and what they will mean for your project as well.
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REED MS2301 Clamp-on Ground Resistance Tester

REED MS2301 Offers This autoranging earth resistance clamp meter measures ground resistance and leakage current. The MS2301 has internal memory capable of storing up to 99 measurements and features a ...
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AEMC 6470-B Digital Multi-Function Ground Resistance Tester, 4-Point

AEMC 6470-B Offers The AEMC 6470-B Digital Ground Resistance Tester performs grounding resistance, soil resistivity, bonding tests (2- and 4-wire Resistance) and earth coupling measurements. This dir ...
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AEMC 3731 Clamp-On Ground Resistance Tester

The Clamp-on Ground Resistance Tester Model 3731 measures ground rod and small grid resistance through any season, without the use of auxiliary ground rods. The Model 3731 simply clamps around the gro ...
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AEMC 6471 Ground Resistance Tester

The Ground Resistance Tester Model 6471 is a portable measurement instrument designed to measure Ground Resistance with 2 clamps (no auxiliary rods), Bond/Connection Resistance (2-Pole and 4-Pole Kelv ...
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AVO / Biddle / Megger / Multi-Amp DET 5/4R Digital Ground Resistance Tester

The DET5/4R Ground Testers provides the higher resisitance range necessary for the testing of ground electrodes and mesuring ground resistivity. The fully automatic operation is started by simply choo ...
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Fluke 1625 Kit Ground Resistance Tester

The Fluke 1625 Kit is the advanced earth ground tester that performs all four types of earth ground tests and includes features that give quicker and more accurate readings. Features:  4-p ...
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Megger DET2/2 Digital Ground Resistance Tester

​The DET2/2 digital ground resistance tester provides a wide resistance range from 0.010 Ω to 19.99 kilohms for testing larger or more complex grounding systems and for difficult testing envir ...
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AEMC 3711 Clamp-On Ground Resistance Tester

Features:  Portable clamp-on tester measures electrical ground rod and grid resistance of installed multi-grounded systems, with no leads, auxiliary rods, or spacing requirements, with high ...
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AEMC 4630 Ground Resistance Tester

The Digital Ground Resistance Tester Model 4630 performs ground resistance and soil resistivity tests. This direct reading testers measures from 0 to 2000Ω, and is auto-ranging, so it automatica ...
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Features of ground resistance testers

ground resistance testerThe device tends to have a relatively simple interface. They will have an on and off switch, as well as different settings to detect the resistivity of the ground. They may also have a battery indicator so you can determine when you are low on batteries. A low battery could actually throw off your results. In addition, they have an easy to read LCD screen so you will have no trouble seeing your results.

How ground resistance testers work

There are several methods of measuring the ground resistance using a tester. They will typically have metal probes attached to them, which you will then place into the earth. You can then turn the machine on and run the test. The machine has a display, which will then provide you with the basic ground resistance for the area. Using the machine is simple, but truly understanding the readouts and what they mean will take someone in the know.

About ground resistance testers

A ground resistance tester is a machine that determines the resistivity of the earth, and is typically expressed in ohm-centimeters. The resistivity of soil is simply the amount of resistance that the soil puts up to electricity. Since soil is different just about everywhere, it is important to get a reading on the resistivity before installing any type of cabling that will be putting lines in the ground. This is essential for designing a grounding system for an electrical substation, for example. The resistivity of soil typically depends on several things. This includes the temperature, the salt content, and the moisture content. Soil that is moist and that contains more salt tends to be more conductive.

Ground Resistance Tester Applications

  • Electrical installation
  • Laying cable

Ground Resistance Tester Manufacturers

  • Megger
  • Fluke
  • AEMC

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