The Power Block - Block Heater Tester allows you to monitor your truck heater during the cold weather months. It ensures your block heater is performing in a consistent and reliable manner. Technicians can use The Power Block to check the performance of:
Engine Block Heater
Oil Pan Heater
Hydraulic Tank Heater
Using the Power Block to monitor your trucks block heater saves valuable time, energy and resources by keeping your truck on the road and safe from cold-weather freeze-ups. These freeze-ups can cost you hundreds of dollars in towing, shop time, and vehicle down time. Avoiding one freeze-up and the Power Block has paid for itself and saved you money.
The Power Block immediately reads and displays:
The AC voltage coming out of the cord
The heater's efficiency
If the block heater is functioning properly
The Power Block is manufactured to NEMA 4 standards. The unit is waterproof, weatherproof, and shockproof. No buttons are found on the Power Block as it automatically cycles through the three measurements (Volts, Watts, and Amps). The immediate readings will tell you if there is a problem with your block heater, low end being less than 500 and high reading more than 1900.
Voltage: 105 to 125 Vac
Current: 1-13 Amps
Power: 150 to 1625 Watts
Response time: approximately 3 seconds
Warranty: 1 Year on manufacturer's defects.