Hastings Announces New Battery-Powered Hot Stick Tester Featured

HASTINGS, Mich.— Hastings, a worldwide manufacturer of hot line tools and equipment, recently released a new Battery-Powered Hot Stick Tester. Model 7707, the device can test wet or dry hot sticks and is equipped with a dual range scale which gives the operator leakage current values in micro amps.

Utilizing a 2,500-volt output, the meter is calibrated to indicate the leakage values that would be present if 75KVAC were applied to a 12-inch section of the fiberglass tool for the wet test and 100KVAC per foot for the dry test.

The device has a six-hour battery life of continuous testing at 70 degrees and an estimated battery charge time of four hours. The tester can also operate on standard 110 volt outlet. A bright, digital display indicates an easy-to-read pass or fail. A test bar is also provided to ensure the tester is working properly.

The tester and is portable and lightweight and comes complete with a padded carrying case and directions for proper use.

This product can be found on page 501 in the Hastings’ online catalog at www.hfgp.com. For more information, call (269) 945-9541.