Applications of Clamp Meter in Construction and Electrical Industry


The construction industry involves the planning, designing, and building of various structures, including residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings, as well as infrastructure such as roads, bridges, dams, and airports. It encompasses a wide range of professionals and trades, including architects, engineers, project managers, construction workers, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, and more. The industry involves multiple phases, from initial design and planning to actual construction, followed by inspection, maintenance, and renovation. Construction projects require careful coordination, resource management, adherence to safety regulations, and consideration of environmental impacts. The electrical industry focuses on the generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electrical power. This includes the design and installation of electrical systems for buildings, factories, power plants, and other facilities. Electricians, electrical engineers, and technicians are involved in tasks such as wiring buildings, installing lighting systems, setting up power distribution networks, and maintaining electrical equipment. The industry has evolved significantly with advancements in renewable energy technologies, smart grids, and automation. Electrical safety is of utmost importance due to the potential hazards associated with electricity. 

Depending on specific features and functions, GAO Tek’s Clamp Meter are sometimes referred to as Current Clamp Meter, Amperage Clamp Meter, Current Probe, Current Tong Tester, Current Clamp, Amperage Clamp, Current Sensing Clamp AC/DC Clamp Meter ,Current Transformer Clamp, Non-Contact Ammeter, Clamp-On Ammeter, Jaw Ammeter, Current Meter with Clamp, AC/DC, Current Clamp Tester, Current Meter with Jaw, Clamp-Type Ammeter, Cable Current Tester, Current Measurement Clamp, Wire Current Clamp Meter, Clamp-On Current Sensor. 

GAO Tek’s Clamp Meter have the following applications in construction and electrical industry: 

  • Electrical Installations: Clamp meters are used to measure current in electrical wires during installation to ensure proper functioning and safety of newly installed systems. 
  • Troubleshooting: Construction sites often encounter electrical issues. Clamp meters help troubleshoot problems by quickly measuring current to identify overloads, short circuits, or faulty connections. 
  • Equipment Testing: Builders and contractors can use clamp meters to verify the current drawn by power tools and equipment, ensuring they are functioning correctly and not consuming excessive power. 
  • Temporary Power: During construction, temporary power setups are common. Clamp meters can be used to monitor the current drawn from generators or temporary power sources to prevent overloads. 
  • Electrical Safety Checks: Clamp meters assist in ensuring that the wiring and electrical systems meet safety standards and regulations, minimizing the risk of accidents on construction sites. 
  • Load Monitoring: In larger construction projects, where multiple systems are running simultaneously, clamp meters help monitor the load on different circuits and prevent overload situations. 
  • Current Measurement: The primary function of clamp meters is to measure current without disconnecting the circuit. Electricians use clamp meters to quickly and safely measure the current flowing through conductors. 
  • Panel and Circuit Testing: Electricians can assess the current in circuit breaker panels, distribution boards, and individual circuits to ensure proper functioning and identify any abnormalities. 
  • Motor Current Testing: Clamp meters are used to measure the current drawn by motors in various applications, allowing technicians to monitor motor health and identify potential issues. 
  • HVAC Systems: In heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, clamp meters help measure the current drawn by compressors, fans, and other components to assess their efficiency and diagnose problems. 
  • Energy Audits: Electricians use clamp meters as part of energy audits to measure current consumption in different parts of a building, identifying energy-saving opportunities. 
  • Renewable Energy Installations: In solar or wind energy systems, clamp meters assist in monitoring the current generated by panels or turbines to ensure optimal performance. 
  • Safety Inspections: Electricians use clamp meters during safety inspections to assess current flow, identify potential hazards, and ensure compliance with electrical codes. 
  • Data Logging: Some clamp meters have data logging capabilities, allowing electricians to monitor current fluctuations over time and analyze patterns. 


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Complying with Construction and Electrical Industry Standards 

GAO Tek’s Clamp Meter comply or help our customers comply with the construction and electrical industry standards such as 

  • ISO 9001 
  • ISO 14001 
  • ISO 45001 
  • ASTM E2018-15 
  • IEC 61010-1 
  • IEC 61557 
  • IEC 61010-2-032 
  • NFPA 70E 
  • UL 61010-1 
  • NIST Handbook 44 


Complying with Government Regulations 

GAO Tek’s Clamp Meter comply or help our customers comply with the U.S. government regulations such as 

  • National Electrical Code (NEC) 
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) 
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 
  • Trade Associations and Standards Organizations 
  • State and Local Regulation 

 GAO Tek’s Clamp Meter comply or help our clients comply with the Canadian regulations such as 

  • Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) 
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations 
  • Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) 
  • Trade Associations and Standards Organizations 
  • Federal and Provincial Codes 
  • Radio Equipment Regulations (Industry Canada) 
  • Consumer Product Safety Regulations 

GAO Tek’s Clamp Meter comply or help our clients comply with the Mexican regulations such as 

  • Mexican Electrical Code (NOM-001-SEDE) 
  • Federal Labor Law (Ley Federal del Trabajo) 
  • National Institute of Electricity and Clean Energies (INEEL) 
  • Trade Associations and Standards Organizations 
  • Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (RTTE) Regulations 
  • Consumer Protection Regulations 
  • Local Building Codes and Regulations 

GAO Tek’s Clamp Meter comply or help our clients comply with the European regulations such as 

  • European Union Directives and Regulations 
  • Low Voltage Directive (2014/35/EU) 
  • Construction Products Regulation (CPR) 
  • Local Regulations 
  • Trade Associations and Standards Organizations 


Case Studies of Clamp Meter in Construction and Electrical Industry 

Clamp Meter are also called as Current Clamp Meter, Amprobe, Current Clamp, Current Probe, Clamp-On Ammeter, Tong Tester., Clamp-On Multimeter, AC/DC Clamp Meter, Wire Current Meter, Current Sensing Clamp, Clamp-On Current Sensor, Clamp Style Ammeter 

Here are some practical examples of using Clamp Meter in construction and electrical industry: 

  • High-Rise Building Renovation: Using clamp meters to measure current in existing electrical systems during the renovation of a high-rise office building in New York City. 
  • Industrial Facility Upgrade: Measuring current in large motors and equipment as part of an electrical upgrade in a manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania. 
  • Wind Farm Construction: Monitoring and measuring electrical current in wind turbine generators during the construction of a wind farm in Illinois. 
  • HVAC System Installation: Verifying current draw in HVAC system components during the installation of a new climate control system in a commercial building in Ohio. 
  • Solar Panel Installation: Measuring current from solar panels and checking for current imbalances in photovoltaic arrays during a solar energy project in Texas. 
  • Data Center Expansion: Using clamp meters to monitor current and troubleshoot electrical circuits during the expansion of a data center in Florida. 
  • Residential Wiring Inspection: Verifying proper current flow and identifying potential issues in residential electrical circuits during a home inspection in California. 
  • Hydroelectric Power Plant Maintenance: Measuring current in generator systems and monitoring electrical load during maintenance work at a hydroelectric power plant in Washington. 
  • Mining Operation: Monitoring and measuring electrical current in conveyor systems and motors within a mining facility in Alberta. 
  • Residential Construction: Verifying current in wiring systems during the construction of a new residential neighborhood in Ontario. 
  • Automotive Manufacturing: Measuring current in assembly line equipment and robots during the expansion of an automotive manufacturing plant in Monterrey. 
  • Commercial Building Retrofit: Checking current draw in lighting systems and HVAC units during an energy efficiency retrofit of a commercial building in Mexico City. 
  • Railway Electrification: Monitoring and measuring current in overhead catenary systems as part of a railway electrification project in the United Kingdom. 
  • Historic Building Restoration: Using clamp meters to assess electrical systems in an old building being restored in Italy while preserving its historical features. 

GAO RFID Inc. GAO RFID, a sister company of GAO Tek Inc., is ranked as a top 10 RFID supplier in the world. Its RFID, BLE, and IoT Clamp Meter have also been widely used in construction and electrical industry.  

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Use of Clamp Meter with Leading Software and Cloud Services in Construction and Electrical Industry 

GAO Tek has used or has facilitated its customers to use GAO’s Clamp Meter with some of the leading software and cloud services in their applications. Examples of such leading software and cloud services include 

  • Fluke Connect 
  • Klein Tools ET310 App 
  • Hioki Mobile Utility 
  • Amprobe DataViewer 
  • Megger PowerSuite 
  • PQube 3 Analysis Software 
  • Fluke Power Analyze Software 
  • Keysight BenchVue Software 
  • Fluke Cloud 
  • Klein Tools Test and Measurement Cloud 
  • Emoncms 
  • GridKey Energy Insights 

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Meeting Customers’ Demands  

Large Choice of Clamp Meter 

In order to satisfy the diversified needs of their corporate customers, GAO Tek Inc. and its sister company GAO RFID Inc. together offer a wide choice of testing and measurement devices, network Clamp Meter, RFID, BLE, IoT, and drones. 

Fast Delivery 

To shorten the delivery to our customers, GAO has maintained a large stock of its Clamp Meter and is able to ship overnight within the continental U.S. and Canada, and fast delivery to Mexico and Europe from the nearest warehouse. 

Local to Our Customers 

We are located in both the U.S. and Canada. We travel to customers’ premises if necessary. Hence, we provide a very strong local support to our customers in North America, particularly the U.S., Canada and Mexico and Europe. Furthermore, we have built partnerships with some integrators, consulting firms and other service providers in different cities to further strengthen our services. Here are some of the service providers in construction and electrical industry we have worked with to serve our joint customers: 

  • DPR Construction 
  • Hensel Phelps 
  • Rosendin Electric 
  • AECOM 
  • Jacobs 
  • Black & Veatch 
  • Bird Construction 
  • Stantec 
  • EPTCON Ltd. 
  • Mexico 
  • ICA Construcción 
  • ATISA 
  • Electricidad AGL 
  • Balfour Beatty 
  • Skanska 
  • Siemens Building Technologies 


GAO Has Many Customers in Construction and Electrical Industry  

The Clamp Meter from both GAO Tek Inc. and GAO RFID Inc. have been widely used in construction and electrical industry by many customers, including some leading companies. Here is more information on applications of GAO RFID Inc.’s Clamp Meter in construction and electrical industry.

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Here are some of GAO’s customers in construction and electrical industry: 

  • Turner  Company  
  • Skanska USA  
  • Gilbane Building Company  
  • Eversource Energy  
  • PSEG  
  • Con Edison  
  • The Walsh Group  
  • Barton Mallow 
  • Pepper Construction  
  • Alliant Energy  
  • Sempra Energy  
  • Exelon Corporation  
  • Ameren Corporation  
  • Bechtel Corporation  
  • Duke Energy 
  • Southern Company 
  • Fluor 
  • NextEra Energy  

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