Anyone know the scoop about how to safely meg a circuit breaker? I often wonder if all the electronics that are part of circuit breakers these days would mess up megger readings. Suppose, for example, someone wants to meg out a circuit from a supply bus bar, through a distribution panel circuit breaker, through the feeder conductors..stopping at the open branch circuit breaker. Is this a practice which might show misleadingly low resistance numbers due solely to the feeder circuit breaker's electronic trip package?
Are there limits to how high the test voltage should be? Would a 1kV test voltage mess up, or interact with the trip unit, in a 240 volt breaker?