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Considerations when renting or leasing a hipot tester
First, decide which type of hipot test is appropriate for your project.  A breakdown test is usually done on samples or prototypes; the device will be unusable once the breakdown occurs.  Leakage testing is useful for finding flaws, defects, and weaknesses in your product.  Your KWIPPED network supplier will assist you in determining the quality standards you need to meet. Read our KWIPPED Tip article on how to rent or lease a hipot tester by clicking here.
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REED R5002 Digital High Voltage Insulation Tester

REED R5002-NIST Offers This high voltage insulation tester is capable or testing voltages up to 5000V and measures insulation resistance up to 60GΩ. The R5002 performs a spot insulation test by ...
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Criterion AVC25V Dielectric Strength Tester

Criterion AVC25V Offers Features For dielectric strength testing of electrical appliances, motors, radios and electronic devices Cover more than 75% of the requirements for test voltages call ...
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High Voltage Inc PFT-503

The PFT-503CM(F) AC hipot test set provides continuously adjustable output voltages for overvoltage withstand testing of the following: Switchgear Circuit breakers Reclosers Vacuum bottl ...
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HV Diagnostics HVA90

The model HVA90 and HVA94 offer customers the ability to test MV and Sub Transmission class cables including 69kV and 46kV cable and below. The lightest 90kV VLF/DC system on the market, this single i ...
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HV Diagnostics HVA60

VLF and DC test capabilities combined in one unit (60 kg). Suitable for testing cables, capacitors, switchgear, transformers, machines, insulators and bushings. VLF (0.1Hz to 0.02Hz), DC (+/-), cable ...
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HV Diagnostics HVA28

The HVA28 is the smallest, lightest VLF/DC test instrument on the market. It is about as small as you can make it! Do not let its compact size lead you to believe this unit is lacking in power. The in ...
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Features of hipot testers

The three components of hipot testers are a source of high voltage, a current meter, and a method of connecting the voltage source and current meter to your circuitry.  Many hipot testers also come with a digital display unit to monitor test results.

How hipot testers work

Hipot testers send voltage through circuitry and test the current in order to discover flaws in the insulation.  High voltage is used to determine if the insulation can withstand it; if it survives the extra voltage, the circuitry under test is safe for everyday use.  Be sure to use safety precautions when working with electrical current and equipment.  Ground all contacts, then test only one at a time.  Be sure to discharge your devices under test before handling.

There are three common hipot tests:
            1.  The dielectric breakdown test in which voltage is increased until the insulation breaks down in order to determine the breaking point.
            2.  The dielectric withstand test in which a standard test voltage is used and leakage through the insulation is measured.  This leakage must remain below a standard limit.
            3. The insulation resistance test, which uses direct current as the test voltage, the DC applied and current leaked are measured, and the resistance of the insulation is calculated.

About hipot testers

The quality of electrical insulation is tested through a process called hipot testing; hipot is an abbreviation for high potential.  Hipot tests are also known as Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (DWV) tests or Dielectric Strength tests.  These tests are run on appliances, cables, wires, transformers, and other electronic equipment.

HiPot Tester Applications

  • Electrical
  • Manufacturing
  • Laboratory
  • Maintenance
  • Quality control
  • Safety

HiPot Tester Manufacturers

  • Extech
  • Hipotronics
  • Megger
  • Mitchell
  • Vitrek

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