Microwave radiation leakage testing is a test which needs to be done annually in order to ensure the appliance is compliant to Australian Standards.
The high frequency waves produced by a microwave energise the molecules within food which in turns causes them to vibrate rapidly and heat up. These same waves pose a potential threat to living human tissue also, therefore it’s important that no leakages take place.
Over time with use, the closing mechanisms within a microwave tend to breakdown (i.e door not closing fully), therefore regular checks are important.
Our technicians provide microwave oven radiation and safety inspections by conducting a 3-point-safety check.
The first part of the test involves a physical damage inspection, second a power output inspection to measure wattage and third the radiation leakage inspection. The third test is done by using a device to measure radiation leakage.
If the microwave passes all tests, the appliance is certified and a label will be placed on the front indicating it’s safe for use. Full reporting is also provided.