What is Microwave Oven radiation?
Microwave oven radiation is the energy that produces water in food to vibrate quickly, resulting in the heating of food. Faulty microwaves can distribute radiation leakage that can be very harmful.
Where would we be without them? The microwave is one of the greatest inventions ever to grace our homes and places of business. That said, like all other electrical appliances, it is important that this time-saving device is looked after and cared for properly because if it is compromised, this could pose problems for those that use it. If you believe that something is amiss, having a microwave tester visit your premises is vital because it could save you from harm and even save your life.
Microwave Tester Services
At Jim’s Test and Tag, we are electrical specialists that have extensive experience when it comes to safety checking all kinds of electrical tools, instruments, appliances and equipment. Over the past 15 years, we have worked for business owners across Australia, delivering exceptional service that ensures their peace of mind.
How to Detect Microwave Radiation
In terms of where things can go wrong for a microwave, it is very common to see the appliance working as it always has, however for the door seals to have become worn down over time, which increases the risk of a harmful radiation leakage. If you are wondering how to detect microwave radiation or suspect that this could be a distinct possibility with regards to your appliance, then you should waste no time and make contact with the team here at Jim’s Test and Tag so that we can professionally assess and determine this for you.
Should our team determine that your microwave is in fact compromised, then you will, of course, be informed and the appliance will be stickered appropriated to indicate that is faulty and should no longer be operated. Disposal is necessary in such instances, and once it is gone and you have a new appliance in place that our team will also test to guarantee that it is fit for purpose then things can return to normal.
For those with pacemakers, you will likely be that bit more sensitive to a faulty microwave, and so, should you experience any dizziness or discomfort while using one, it is recommended that you move away immediately and seek medical assistance.
For facilities and building managers, employing a professional team to use their microwave leak detector will ensure that your kitchen area meets AS/NZS 60335.2.25 requirements.
Any damage to a microwave, or mishandling, or misuse of it should be reported to the person responsible for it. Anything less could result in the safety of those on the premises being compromised.
Book A Test Today
At Jim’s Test and Tag, we believe in prevention above all else. All of our technicians have been fully vetted and possess a depth of knowledge and experience with regards to electrical test & tagging that is unrivalled, and this has afforded us the possibility to become the preeminent service team of choice for those that require thorough inspections, testing and tagging. We regularly test microwave ovens for leakages and power output efficiency, and this relatively small but simple job could be the difference between healthy and unhealthy premises.
If something is off or feels wrong, you go to the professionals to have it assessed and rectified. It’s a good common sense approach and helps make life that bit less stressful for everyone. So, don’t hesitate, book a microwave leakage radiation test today by contacting the team here at Jim’s Test and Tag.
Jim’s Test & Tag can check your microwave ovens for both radiation leakage and power output efficiency. Microwave testing is particularly important in the retail food industry.
It’s important to ensure that your microwave is shielding you, your employees and your family from radiation leakage. Microwave efficiency varies. In certain environments some microwave ovens can fail to perform at the correct level of efficiency. Your local Jim’s Test & Tag technician can perform an energy efficiency test to determine if the microwave has the correct power output thus ensuring food is cooked for the required amount of time.
What causes Microwave Ovens to leak?
The most common cause of microwave oven leakage is faulty or worn out door seals. This can occur from mistreatment, food build-up or the age of the microwave. Regular microwave testing can help identify if your microwave is leaking harmful radiation.
What’s involved in Microwave Testing?
An experienced professional will inspect the microwave and ensure it is safe for a kitchen environment based on the AS/NZS 3760 and AS/NZS 60335.2.25. This is a quick and easy process that involves using a microwave oven radiation leakage detector to identify the level of radiation that your microwave is producing. Jim’s Test & Tag use OHS/WHS compliant testing equipment for all microwave testing inspections.
What happens if the unit fails the microwave testing?
When the microwave has been deemed defective we will apply a faulty sticker on it. We then inform our customers of the failed microwave and its harmful effects. After disposing of the microwave customers can relax knowing they aren’t exposed to harmful radiation.
Call a Jim’s Test & Tag technician now on 1800 214 795.