Inspection and Test Plan for Control Panel 

The inspection and test plan for control panel article by provides you information about control panel test and control panel inspection in manufacturing shop. The draft Inspection and test plan provided as well. Download from above link. 

Control Panel Inspection and Test Plan

You may need to review this sheet in conjunction of Third Party Inspection for Control Panel article.

Click following link if you need to review general definition for Inspection and Test Plan.

Inspection and Test Plan

The IEC, NEC, NEMA, FDF, ISO ANSI, CI, IPCEA standard requirements normally are applied for inspection and test plan in manufacturing shop.

The witness of some inspection and test by third party inspector is mandatory and cannot be waived.

Some others must only monitored and fully witnessing is not necessary, for these thing, the inspection man-days etc. depends to the purchaser decision, some prefer stringent monitoring and even assign resident inspector in manufacturing shop and some others relay to quality control system of the manufacture and assign only few days for monitoring points.

These are some of inspection points which need to be witnessed, checked, monitored and reviewed by third party inspector in control panel manufacture shop.

Inspection and Test Plan for Control Panel - Key Points

  • Checking of outline dimensions, interface dimensions, bus bar dimensions and Clearances and other specified dimensions
  • Tightness/torque of terminals
  • Degree of protection
  • Witnessing Control Panel Insulation Resistance Test
  • Witnessing Control Panel Withstand Voltage Test (Dialectric Test)
  • Witnessing Control Panel Sequence Test
  • Witnessing Control Panel Mechanical Operation Test

2 Free CPD Hours Courses - Completely Free

Enroll, Watch the Video, Take the Test, Download Your Cert and Submit to the API . 2 free courses are availble each with 2 hours credit. (Total 4 hours) - 1) ASME V Articl II , 2) ASME V Article 6 & 7