EARTH TESTER

FT6031

Tough and Ready for the Field, IP67 Dustproof and Waterproof

Earthing or grounding of electrical equipment is essential to maintain safety, protecting lives, as well as prevent damage to equipment. The FT6031-03 is a IP67 dustproof and waterproof two- or three-pole ground resistance tester with large, easy-to-read display, highly sensitive earthing rods, and innovative cable winder that significantly reduces the amount of time needed to complete earth resistance tests. CAT IV 100 V, CAT III 150 V, CAT II 300 V Key Features • IP67 protected – top of the industry • Test all ground types from Class A to Class D with a single meter • Wide 0 to 2000Ω measurement range • Minimize cabling time with innovative earthing rods and cable winder

Model No. (Order Code)

FT6031-03

Guarantee3years
CE
DROPPROOF

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Dustproof and waterproof enclosure for robust performance in the field

IP67 dustproof and waterproof Since the FT6031’s enclosure is designed to keep out dust, it can be used with peace of mind in settings where it would be exposed to mud and dust. And if the instrument gets dirty, it can be rinsed clean with water.


Using a grounding resistance meter: Two- and three-pole methods

You can select from two grounding resistance measurement methods (two-pole or three-pole). The instrument switches the internal connection automatically when the selection key is pressed, so there’s no need to connect a short bar or other fixture. Three-pole method: Measure grounding resistance after inserting supplemental grounding rods into the ground. Two-pole method: Measure grounding resistance using the Class B ground of a pole-mounted transformer.


Dramatically faster measurement setup thanks to superior ease of use and digital operation

The FT6031’s supplemental grounding rods are thinner than previous products, making it easier to insert them into, and remove them from, the ground. The rods are made of rigid, corrosion-resistance stainless steel. In addition, the allowable resistance of the supplemental grounding electrodes has been increased by a factor of 10. This enhancement eliminates the inconvenience of setting and resetting the rods over and over again when the allowable resistance is exceeded, for example in dry soil conditions.


Digital grounding resistance meter featuring easy operation

The FT6031 is extremely easy to operate: just press the MEASURE key. The instrument will automatically complete the following sequence of operations: ground potential check → supplemental grounding electrode check → grounding resistance measurement. Auto-range operation eliminates the need to switch ranges since the instrument automatically selects the optimal range.


Newly developed cord winders keep measurement cords from getting twisted or tangled

When measuring grounding resistance, it takes time to put away the long measurement cords. Hioki’s newly developed winders can rewind cord about twice as fast as the reels used in previous products, dramatically reducing the amount of time needed to clean up after measurement.


Basic specifications (Accuracy guaranteed for 1 year, Post-adjustment accuracy guaranteed for 1 year)To ensure safety, use the optional Test Lead L9787 when making measurements using the two-electrode method.

Measurement systemSwitchable between two- and three- electrode methods
Measurement range20 Ω (0 to 20.00 Ω)200 Ω (0 to 200.0 Ω)2000 Ω (0 to 2000 Ω)
Accuracy±1.5 %rdg. ±8 dgt.±1.5 %rdg. ±4 dgt.±1.5 %rdg. ±4 dgt.
Earth voltage0 to 30.0 Vrms, Accuracy: ±2.3 %rdg. ±8 dgt. (50/60 Hz), ±1.3 %rdg. ±4 dgt. (DC)
Dustproof and waterproofIP65/IP67 (EN60529)
Power supplyLR6 Alkaline battery ×4
Possible number of measurements: 100 times
(measurement conditions: three-electrode method, measuring 10 Ω)
Dimensions and mass185 mm (7.28 in)W × 111 mm (4.37 in)H × 44 mm (1.73 in)D, 570 g (20.1 oz)
(including protector and batteries)
AccessoriesAuxiliary earthing rod L9840 (2 piece set) ×1, Measurement cable (black 4 m) L9841 ×1, Measurement cable (yellow 10 m, equipped with winder) L9842-11 ×1, Measurement cable (red 20 m, equipped with winder) L9842-22 ×1, Carrying case C0106 ×1, Protector ×1, LR6 Alkaline battery ×4, Instruction manual ×1

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Catalogs

Catalog: EARTH TESTER FT6031 Download PDF  [2MB] English

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Instruction Manual English
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Instruction Manual Simplified Chinese
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Instruction Manual German
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Flyer: Usable temperature range Max.65°C Max.-25°C Download PDF  [1MB] English

Options

Bundled Accessories

CARRYING CASE C0106

Soft type, includes compartment for options

AUXILIARY EARTHING ROD L9840

2 piece set

MEASUREMENT CABLE L9841

Black alligator clip, 4 m (13.12 ft) length

MEASUREMENT CABLE L9842-11

Yellow, 10 m (32.81 ft), equipped with winder

MEASUREMENT CABLE L9842-22

Red, 20 m (65.62 ft) , equipped with winder

Options

L9844: for earthing terminal board, L9787: for two-electrode method, indoor use only

EARTH NETS 9050

Set of two, 30 cm (11.81 in) × 30 cm (11.81 in)

TEST LEAD L9787

Bundled with alligator clip, 1.2 m (3.94 ft) length

MEASUREMENT CABLE L9843-51

Yellow, 50 m (164.06 ft) length, equipped with flat cable winder

MEASUREMENT CABLE L9843-52

Red, 50 m (164.06 ft) length, equipped with flat cable winder

MEASUREMENT CABLE L9844

Red/yellow/black 1.2 m (3.94 ft) length

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