What causes a power trip, power failure and power outage?
Power failure typically does not happen unless there is a fault in the circuit. Most of the cases that could cause a Power outage or Power Trip is due to overloading the electrical system. It was better to engage a licensed electrician to trace and check the electrical system before any severe damages occur. Singapore Power Failure team have electrical service lead by the licensed electrician (EMA License No: 7/055763) for the power Trip and Power Outage situation. We have Specially trained electrician and prepare to attend to an emergency electrical outage. The electrician has assisted our customers to restore the electrical power in the shortest time. We allocated a lot of necessity tool and workforce to handle the power Outage or Power failure. As a result, our customer got their power restored in short time. Call us now
Tampines having Power Outage
The main fault might come from the electrical power supply to the primary supplier. It could be a Power failure, Power Trip in the supply substations. The likelihood of this could be caused by a faulty underground cable which has an incident happen at Tampines cause 44 blocks of flat to have a power failure. Base on assumption of the Power Trip. The cases like this could be caused by animals snake and rodent which attracted by the heat created in the transformers and fuses box. The animal is most likely kill and stuck in the electrical system. As a result, it created an overload. The default of an electrical system is to prevent overload. It is designed to shut down or trip so to protects the rest of the electrical system from fire and threat that do more damages. Therefore the animal body creates a short circuit for the current path. This massive cause amount of current flow that causes the power outage. The investigation is ongoing.
Power Trip due to ” Overload”
Here is what going to happen if the circuit breaker doesn’t trip
The rule of thumb for electrical usage it to make sure that you socket don’t exceed the allowed current draw. for a normal socket that 13 AMP.
- Typical Dryer on a 240 voltage consume 3 K Watts that about 13 AMP
- Rice Cooker on a 240 voltage consume 2 K Watts that about 8.3 AMP
- Electrical kettle a 240 voltage consume 2 K Watts that about 8.3 AMP
- Electrical Water Heater consume 2.5 K Watts that about 10.41 AMP
- A 15″ inch laptop on an adapter consume 312 Watts about 1.3 AMP
Simple fault finding on power failure could be dangerous
Some of the Power failure reason is stated above. If you still find that resetting the circuit is impossible, please call for Electrician to help you. As the resting of an electrical circuit requires a trained and qualified electrician to check the electrical circuit before a Turn on. To prevent damages like a real case, happen in Singapore an electrical fire could break out.
The REAL CASE happens in Singapore
The occupant experienced a power trip when he switched on all the electrical appliances after returning home. Upon resetting the consumer unit, he went about with his routine but noticed smoke at the second level of the 3-storey terrace house shortly thereafter. Fire damage was severe in the master bedroom. while other parts of the house sustained heat, smoke and water damage. The burn patterns were consistent with that of a fire which originated from a location near the windows, where a computer table used to be. The burned remains of a portable socket outlet were recovered from the determined Area of Fire Origin According to the occupant, this portable socket outlet was brought over from overseas. The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental and of electrical origin at the portable socket outlet.
Type of Preventive Measure Power Outage
Reliable Electrician Service
- CEILING FAN REPAIR OR INSTALLATION
- “DIY on Lighting”
- HOUSE WIRING OR REWIRING
- LED LIGHTING REPAIR & INSTALLATION
- SOCKET REPLACEMENT AND INSTALLATION
- SWITCH REPAIR & INSTALLATION
- WATER HEATER INSTALLATION