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Everything You Need to Know About EWP Testing

Elevated work platforms (EWP) such as scissor lifts, boom lifts and telehandlers are important pieces of machinery that must be tested regularly to ensure safety. In this blog, we’ll cover the five types of EWP testing that should feature in your schedule, as well as the specialised electrical testing that Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal regularly

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5 Reasons Regular Testing of Electrical Gloves, Sleeves & Mats is Essential

Electrical PPE and insulated equipment requires regular testing, at least every 6 months. This may feel too often, but it’s important to maintain this schedule for the safety of your workers and the compliance of your business. Here are 5 reasons to regularly test your electrical gloves, sleeves and mats. Reason 1: Safety Insulated equipment

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5 Tips to Extend Your Hot Stick’s Life

High Voltage Testing is required at regular intervals to ensure that the insulation to a power source is providing adequate protection. To do this test a piece of equipment called a hot stick is required, however it is important that the hot stick is maintained, not just for safety (which is imperative) but also to

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AFR Fast 100 for 3 Years!

We are excited to announce that the team at Mobile Test ‘n’​ Cal just achieved something special. The business was this week listed in The Australian Financial Review Fast 100 for the third time running. 2019 – 41st fastest-growing privately held company in AUS 2018 – 64th fastest-growing privately held company in AUS 2017 –

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VENTILATOR MANUFACTURERS: Offer of support during COVID-19

If you know are an Australian or New Zealand businesses that is retooling your manufacturing to make ventilators or upscaling your current ventilator manufacturing capacity, please let us know. We want to assist in any way we can. Supplying Techs for pre-dispatch QC/calibration of ventilators or lending calibration equipment to allow in-house QC/calibration at greater

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COVID-19 Equipment Care

With the current issues around COVID-19 and the ease at which transmission can occur, we wanted to put some tips together on how to avoid spread within workplaces (especially essential services) that use shared equipment, tools and PPE. Test and Measurement Instruments and Tools that are shared should be regularly wiped down and sanitised after

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We are an Essential Service and can operate during covid-19

To give security to our clients, after review of the Essential Services Acts in various states, Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal is classed as an essential service and shall continue to trade during this period. Service providers within the water and electricity distribution sector are required to ensure the operation continuity of such services. If any

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COVID-19 Continuity of Service Plan

With the increase in the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Australia, Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal is implementing a number of safeguards to ensure we can continue to safely offer our services to our customers and to ensure minimal impact on your business operations.  Hygiene Precautions All staff have been made aware of the importance

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What Equipment Requires Calibration?

Instrument calibration is an essential process in determining your equipment’s accuracy and making any necessary adjustments to get a more precise result from them. Over time, your equipment can begin providing less accurate readings due to mechanical shocks, exposure to extreme pressure and/or temperatures, and other harsh operating conditions.  You should get your instruments professionally

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TEX Onsite Pty Ltd placed into Receivership

Late last year TEX Onsite Pty Ltd was placed into receivership. Whilst they continue to trade under the management of the appointed receiver, we have been notified of some customer service interruptions. If you are a customer of TEX Onsite and are experiencing difficulty in obtaining the services you need, please get in touch with

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How Often Should You Calibrate Your Torque Wrench?

The minimum standard is to calibrate at least once a year, but is that truly enough? We look into how often you should calibrate a torque wrench and the factors that influence this frequency. Minimum requirements The international standard for hand torque tools (ISO 6789-1:2017) specifies that you should calibrate every 5000 uses or 12

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