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August 12, 2017 18:07

What tools should be at home electrician ?

Today we will talk about what tools are needed electrician for repair and installation of electrical wiring.Immediately it should be noted that a set of tools and instruments will depend on many factors: the level of professionalism of the master, the target destination (domestic work associated with the electricity on the road or electrical), etc.Since our information portal designed for home craftsmen, the further we will talk only about those devices, power tools and devices, which will be useful electrician directly to the house when working with voltages up to 1000 volts.Conditionally divide the list of instruments for electrical measuring instruments, hand tools and power tools, providing a description of the most important items.

Contents:
  • Hand tools
  • Measuring instruments
  • List Power

Hand tools

So, first give you a set of hand tools electrical, so you know that you need to purchaseavailable in the house set.Set electrician

in your suitcase must contain the following items:

  1. Screwdriver Set.When installing sockets, switches and other elements of the wiring without screwdrivers can not do.Need not only curly and straight screwdriver, but the indicator, in order to be able to detect the presence of voltage on the exposed terminals.To learn how to use a screwdriver indicator, read the corresponding article.Screwdrivers from producer
  2. Mounting knife.Without this tool is difficult to provide electrical work.In his box with a variety of devices you have to lay a knife and a set of blades.Immediately as soon as possible to add, that also will not prevent a tool for removing insulation from wires: special knife for electricians or stripper.Knife for stripping wires
  3. pliers.It would be correct to say - pliers that are necessary electrician installer not only to bite the wire, and twist the wires to perform properly.Pliers with dielectric handles
  4. pliers.Despite the fact that many of the pliers include pliers, side cutters better to buy a professional with a good blade.With this tool, you can not just bite the thick wires for assembly work, but also to remove the insulation from the wires.pliers Knipex
  5. Hammer.As with any other installer, an electrician in the case have to be a hammer.With this device you can drive a plug into a wall, do Stroebe (paired with a chisel) or a score bracket (as a variant of the wires in the wall mount).Hammer with insulated handle
  6. Chisel.About him we have said - if you want to manually hold Stroebe, not do without chisel.At the same time when installing wiring in a wooden house be sure to keep in suitcase chisel.Shtroblenie wall hammer and chisel
  7. Round.It is not always used for electrical work in the house or apartment, but still have a certain value - with the help of the hand tool handyman can figuratively arch wire to connect some types of contacts.Round
  8. crimping pliers.If you often use the sleeve as a way to connect electrical wires, the most essential tool and make a list of mites too.Crimp wires

That's all the most essential set of tools electrician.In addition, be sure to put in the trunk duct tape, a marker, and roulette.Without these devices can not do when installing wiring own hands.Also we recommend to all of the above list of things to buy a special belt, which can be fastened anything from a hammer to a screwdriver.In addition to the belt adjusters wear special vests with lots of pockets, which is also convenient for storage of the tool for different types of wiring.In the photo below you can see, it looks like a belt and a vest.

convenient set of company ProSkit
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Measuring instruments

this category needed items include multimeter home worker.Suffice it to buy the measuring device to be able to measure the voltage, resistance and current in the circuit 220 and 380 volts (greater home unlikely).Use the tester is not difficult, even a novice electrician, about this we were told in detail in the article - how to use a multimeter at home.Use a multimeter to check wiring

caliper.Oddly enough, but even simple household work may need the manual, but still measuring tool.With the help of calipers can determine wire size, which is very important in electrical work, if there is no marking on the outer insulation of the conductor.

Electronic caliper

The video provides an overview of the most important tools that can be useful electrician, not only at home:

Equipped bag electrician
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List Power

And closes our list of toolselectrician, the following set of objects:

  • puncher with a set of drills and bits (wood, concrete).Use can be made round punch Stroebe Escutcheon for installation and for laying wiring groove in the wall.This universal power must be on the shelf in a home workshop.Using the Hole puncher
  • wall chaser.More than a professional tool for an electrician - wall chaser, which can be quickly and hold dust Stroebe network across the room.Its main disadvantage - the high price, but in this case it is possible to cheat and make a wall chaser with his hands.Homemade tool does not hurt to set a home electrician.Using Wall Chasers
  • screwdriver.Another no less important power tool, with which you can quickly perform the attachment of different switchgear, distribution panels on the wall, etc.Mounting switching devices screwdriver
  • angle grinders (USHN) or as it is called - "Bulgarian".The electrical work can be used for walls under shtrobleniya wiring and cutting various materials.The Bulgarian hands
  • soldering.If you need to repair the appliance at home, a soldering iron must be in the case.By the way, according to a device you can even connect the wires to each other, and make the soldering iron with his hands is a snap!Soldering iron picture


Another, no less interesting highlights from the professionals:
pay attention to even the small details
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Here we have provided all the basic listappliances, electric tools and devices that are to be packed away in DIY.Always make sure that all tools for electrics were isolated with dielectric handles.In no case do not use for assembly items with metal handle - this is a big threat to your life!We hope that our brief description of the picture was useful and interesting for you.By the way, there are ready-made toolkits for electrical work, for example, from the company Knipex.If you have the money can buy such a case, which has all the necessary tools will be!