The type testing process includes a series of tests and inspections to ensure that the panel meets the required standards for safety, performance, and durability. The tests include electrical, mechanical, and environmental tests, such as short circuit, over-current, and thermal tests. The panel must also pass tests for insulation resistance, dielectric strength, and other electrical properties.
The type testing process is usually carried out by an independent testing organization or a third-party certifying body, which inspects the panel and issues a certificate of compliance if it meets the required standards.
Type tested panels are designed to provide a higher level of safety and reliability than non-tested panels. They are typically used in critical applications, such as hospitals, airports, and other facilities where a high level of safety and reliability is required.
It is also called as tested type panel, Type Tested assembly, or Type Tested switchboard.