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INNOVATION WATCH - Cable fault locator

The winner of the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s 2014 Innovation Award was a handheld portable device for detecting faults in low voltage electrical cables. EA Technology’s CableSnifferTM uses a probe and chemical sensing technology to identify faults saving energy companies millions of pounds each year.


A CableSniffer is inserted into test holes looking for gases emitted from the burnt cable insulation of a low-voltage cable

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