Today we talk about the Diablo 16-Piece Electrician’s Holesaw kit, and how it differs from most other hole-saw brands out there. This kit is primarily for drilling out holes for conduit fittings, so the sizes are limited to what electricians use for terminating into enclosures.
Category: Electrician Tools
Punching down and testing cat5 cables is something that a lot of people struggle with understanding so today I’m going to talk about what the various category cables are, how to decide if you need A or B configuration, and how to check your terminations with a tester when you’re done.
In this episode, I talk about the top 10 bits every electrician will use on job sites. There are many other bits not included in this video, but these are definitely the most used.
Since my first tool video I did a few years back, I’ve had so many people ask me for a more condensed list of tools that I would consider as the essentials for an apprentice to buy. This list is ONLY hand tools – not power tools like drills and saws. Here’s my top 13 list.
Most journeyman electricians end up leading jobs for the first time when they get their license, and for some it’s an overwhelming task that they feel is unmanageable. There are a lot of tips and tricks from the older leads that can be learned, and if taken seriously will make things a whole lot smoother.
It’s an electricians job to be able to identify what’s going on in an electrical circuit, and sometimes this can be a difficult task. Having a firm knowledge of how to use various pieces of electrical test equipment can be the difference in solving a problem and making a guess. In this episode, I cover all of the pieces of test equipment I believe an electrician should know how to use.
If you’re about to start your career as an electrician but don’t have a clue what tools you need, feel free to consult this list. In this video I talk about all of the tools that I deem necessary to start your career with. There will be endless tools that you will buy through the years but these are the basics that every apprentice electrician needs.
In this episode we talk about the many different types of electrical testing equipment that electricians use daily. This is a list of the multimeters and electrical testers that I use, as an electrician, most often. We cover, plug testers, non contact voltage testers, toners, multimeters, amp clamp and ammeters, continuity, amperage, voltage, capacitance, and resistance. If you’re looking to buy a new tester or just don’t know where to begin, this episode is a great place to start.