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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
  • Quality clamp meters will stand up to demanding use

    Why ruggedness matters in a clamp meter

    Fluke engineers its clamp meters to withstand a high degree of unconventional use—as a wedge, makeshift pliers, nutcracker, whatever a tech might dream up in a moment of need.
  • 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.

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Left: Jaws of ac-only current transformer clamp meters close tightly. Right: A sensor sits in the air gap between the jaws of Hall Effect clamp meters.

What are Hall Effect (ac, dc) clamp meters?

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