Measuring earth resistance

Published:  04 February, 2020

PCE INSTRUMENTS says proper earth connection is a basic requirement for safe operation of electrical systems in residential or commercial buildings and serves to protect technical equipment and people. Inadequate grounding is a hazard, because without an effective grounding system there is a risk of electric shock.  

The earth resistance should be kept as low as possible – ideally 0 ohms. An electrician can check this earth resistance with an earth tester from PCE Instruments. This measurement should be carried out before a building is erected and can save high costs under certain circumstances.

PCE Instruments has launched the new earth tester PCE-ERT 10 for professional measurement of the earth resistance and says with its small size of only 200 x 92 x 50 mm and the included carrying case, the meter is very compact and with the help of this new earth tester it is possible to determine earth resistances of up to 2000 ohms quickly and accurately.

Further information on the earth tester PCE-ERT 10 can be found here:

https://www.pce-instruments.com/english/measuring-instruments/test-meters/earth-tester-pce-instruments-earth-tester-pce-ert-10-det_5845186.htm

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