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Fluke Resources for Industries in Crisis

Fluke Resources for Industries in Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has had an impact on the world few were prepared to handle. As essential services are ramping up to meet demand, keeping systems reliable is critical to success. For others, systems are going temporarily offline. Here are some hand-selected resources to help, whatever your situation.
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  • Row of motors for HVAC system

    Transients and voltage unbalance

    The electrical power issues that most frequently affect industrial plants include voltage sags and swells, harmonics, transients, and voltage and current unbalance.
  • Top causes of single-phase motor malfunctions

    Top causes of single-phase motor malfunctions

    Most problems with single-phase motors involve the centrifugal switch, thermal switch, or capacitor(s). If the problem is in the centrifugal switch, thermal switch, or capacitor, the motor is usually serviced and repaired. However, if the motor is more than 10 years old and less than 1 HP, the motor is usually replaced. If the motor is less than 1/8 HP, it is almost always replaced.

  • Troubleshooting photovoltaic systems: Three typical problems

    Troubleshooting photovoltaic systems: Three typical problems

    With the push to energy independence and renewable energy sources, HVAC technicians need to know how to troubleshoot photovoltaic systems
  • 13 common causes of motor failure

    13 common causes of motor failure

    Motors and drives, the key components of any facility, are used everywhere and can be prone to a number of unseen problems.
  • What is an oscilloscope

    What is an oscilloscope?

    Basic information about what an oscilloscope is and how the test instruments are used in industrial settings for preventive maintenance and troubleshooting.

Recent stories

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Tips for organizing thermal images

Once you’ve collected thermal images of all your equipment with your infrared camera, the challenge is how to stay on top of them.
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Use the infrared camera lens that goes the distance

The great thing about thermal imagers is that, in addition to the standard lens that comes with the camera, many are compatible with several optional lenses.
Production line that relies on compressed air implements new process for detecting air leaks

Expediting air leak detection

Even the smallest air leaks can compound product and energy waste and lost production time—especially for a production line that cannot function without compressed air to run its tools and processes.
Testing a panel with the Fluke 279

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