GB2358934B - Cable testing - Google Patents

Cable testing

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GB2358934B
GB2358934B GB0100741A GB0100741A GB2358934B GB 2358934 B GB2358934 B GB 2358934B GB 0100741 A GB0100741 A GB 0100741A GB 0100741 A GB0100741 A GB 0100741A GB 2358934 B GB2358934 B GB 2358934B
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cable testing
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cable
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John Adrian Gardner
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DOTTEREL Ltd
Eschmann Holdings Ltd
Smiths Group PLC
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Eschmann Holdings Ltd
Smiths Group PLC
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01RMEASURING ELECTRIC VARIABLES; MEASURING MAGNETIC VARIABLES
    • G01R31/00Arrangements for testing electric properties; Arrangements for locating electric faults; Arrangements for electrical testing characterised by what is being tested not provided for elsewhere
    • G01R31/02Testing of electric apparatus, lines or components, for short-circuits, discontinuities, leakage of current, or incorrect line connection
    • G01R31/021Testing of cables or conductors
GB0100741A 2000-02-05 2001-01-11 Cable testing Expired - Fee Related GB2358934B (en)

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