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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

    What is unbalanced voltage and current 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.
  • Testing a panel with the Fluke 279

    What is a thermal multimeter?

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What is a diode

What is a diode?

A diode is a semiconductor device that essentially acts as a one-way switch for current.

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.

Steps for measuring resistance with a digital multimeter

How to Measure Resistance with a Digital Multimeter

DMM What Is Resistance

What is resistance?

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