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Electricians Tools for Completing Jobs


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If you want to become an expert electrician, your first job is to know all about the tool those are required to accomplish your task. Here is few collection of tools, we have find out for an electrician.

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Electricians Tools for Completing Jobs

  1. 1. Electricians Tools for Completing Jobs Complete tools kit makes an perfect electricians to complete their job.
  2. 2. Learning Objectives  Identify the basic hand tools used in the electrical trades.  Select the essential tools for each specific job.  Maintain and use these tools safely.  List factors to consider when purchasing hand tools.
  3. 3. The Electrician’s Tool Kit  The Electrician’s tool pouch is essential in that it helps kept electrical tools organized. The tool pouch allows the right tools at hand which makes the job more efficient.  The electrician must have proper tools for the job.  Tools must be maintain and kept in good working condition.
  4. 4.  Certain tools are essential, and without them the electrician should not attempt to do any type of wiring.  Listed are the basic hand tools that are essential to electrical wiring.
  5. 5. Electrical Specific Hand Cutting Tools Needle-nose pliers • Forming loops on small conductors • Cutting and stripping small conductors Lineman’s pliers (side cutters) • Cutting large conductors • Forming loops on large conductors • Pulling and holding large conductors
  6. 6. Diagonal pliers (dykes) • Cutting small conductors • Cutting conductors in limited spaces Wire strippers • Stripping insulation from conductors • Cutting small conductors • Crimping wire lugs
  7. 7. Electrical Specific Hand Tools Tap Tool • Equipping drill holes with bolt threads • Recapping damaged threads • Determining bolt size Flat-blade screwdriver • Installing and removing slot-head screws
  8. 8. Center punch • Making center tap in wood or metal for drilling Phillips screwdriver • Installing and removing phillips-head screws
  9. 9. Electrical Specific Hand Tools Slip-joint pliers • Holding couplings and conductors • Tightening couplings and conductors Keyhole saw • Cutting holes in plasterboard for circuit boxes
  10. 10. Magnetic torpedo level • Leveling conduit and equipment Conduit reamer • Reaming burrs from cut conduits and EMT
  11. 11. Electrical Specific Hand Tools Hacksaw • Cutting large conductors and cables • Cutting conduit, metal, or bolts Adjustable wrenches • Used for turning bolts, nuts, and small pipe fittings
  12. 12. Steel measuring tape • Measuring conduit and cable Nut driver • Installing and removing nuts and bolts • Tightening and loosening nuts and long bolts
  13. 13. Electrician's Essential Tools Electrician’s hammer • Diving and pulling nails • Opening wooden crates and breaking plasterboard Electrician’s knife • Opening paper cartons • Stripping cables and large conductors
  14. 14. Circuit tester • Checking circuits for power • Checking fuses and breakers Hex key set (Allen wrenches) • Installing and removing Allen screws
  15. 15. Tools Used for Specialty Work Steel fish tape and reel • Pulling conductors through conduit • Pulling cables through insulated walls Rotating speed screwdrivers • Used for trim work, installing switch and receptacles
  16. 16. Conduit bender • Bending conduit for conductor installation Sheet metal Cutters • Used for cutting and trimming sheet metal
  17. 17. Rules for care of hand tools  There are many more hand and power tools that electricians will use in residential and commercial wiring.  All tools should be used only for the purpose intended.  It is the electrician’s responsibility to keep his or her tools sharp, clean, and lubricated.  A well maintained tool has a longer life and is safer than an improperly maintained tool.  Repair tools when possible, but discard worn or damaged tools.
  18. 18. Factors For Purchasing Tools Factors to consider when purchasing tools are size, design, and quality.  Always purchase the correct sized tools for the work to be done.  Tools should be designed specifically for electrical work. Ex: Insulated handles, hammers with straight claws.  The purchase of quality tools last longer which saves replacement cost.
  19. 19. Remember  Select the right tool for the job.  Keep tools clean, lubricated, and in good working condition.  Purchase good quality tools they are safer and will last longer.  Repair tools when possible, but discard worn or damaged tools.
  20. 20. Presentation By I Want A Tradesman Dalton House, 60 Windsor Avenue, London - SW19 2RR Phone : 0203 417 7378 Email : Website :