2.2.6 Other Equipment

2.2.6.a. Ladders           

Specifications:

  • Fiberglass ladders, electrician grade
  • 4’ step ladder, Type 1A duty rating, 300 lb. load capacity, Werner Ladders Model 6204
  • 8’step ladder, Type 1A duty rating, 300 lb. load capacity, Werner Ladders Model 6208
  • 20’ extension ladder, Type 1A duty rating, 300 lb. load capacity, Werner LaddersModel D6220-2

Suggested Quantity:  One each for entire class.

Importance Rating:Essential

Comments:  Should be electrician-quality fiberglass ladders.


2.2.6.b. Roofing Tools          

Specifications:

  • Roofing wonder bar (roofers nail cutting flat bar)
  • Hook-blade roofing knives (50)

Suggested Quantity:  One set per class; one set for 4 to 5 participants is preferred.

Importance Rating: Essential

Comments: These tools are used primarily for composite shingle roof applications.


2.2.6.c. Battery Test Equipment

Specifications (advisable for advanced battery lab activities):

  • Refractive index hydrometer (Cole Parmer)
  • Load testers (Autometer)
  • Conductance tester (Midtronics)

Suggested Quantity:  One set per class.

Importance Rating: Desirable for battery-based PV training.

Comments:This equipment is used for advanced training.

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