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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.
  • How to measure ac voltage

    How to measure ac voltage

    Steps for measuring ac voltage with a digital multimeter.

Recent stories

Choosing the correct fuse for your tester

Choosing the correct fuse for your tester

Find out what the hidden dangers of making voltage and current measurements with a tester that does not have the fuse protection that was designed into the tester - dangers than can cause serious burns, and possibly even death.

Why clean power is critical to smooth operations

Why clean power is critical to smooth operations

When optimizing productivity in industry, energy use is one of the few inputs you can readily control.

What is voltage

What is voltage?

Voltage is the pressure from an electrical circuit’s power source that pushes charged electrons (current) through a conducting loop, enabling them to do work such as illuminating a light.

DMM What Is Resistance

What is resistance?

Resistance is a measure of the opposition to current flow in an electrical circuit.