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Top 5 industrial vibration sensor applications

Maintenance professionals may not realize how using vibration sensors can improve facility efficiency. Learn about which industrial sectors can benefit from vibration sensors.
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    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
  • Arc Flash Videos and Electrical Safety Videos

    Arc Flash Videos and Electrical Safety Videos

    Watch Fluke electrical safety videos. Avoid dangerous arc flash explosion accidents and other deadly industrial electrical shock hazards. Select the right PPE, design and test standards, NPFA PPE table method.
  • Testing the indoor air quality in a healthcare facility

    Using Fluke Air Particle Counters in Healthcare Facilities

    Learn how using Fluke airborne particle counters in healthcare facilities helps meet IAQ standards and contamination testing.

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Hand pumps and pressure test gauges for field pressure testing

It's important to select the proper pump and gauge to match the testing application at hand—a good guideline is the testing device should be 4-10 times more accurate than the device being tested.
Fluke 190-204 ScopeMeter® Test Tool

How to read a waveform on an oscilloscope

Oscilloscopes sample signals as they change over time and then plot those signals on a display. The amplitude of the signal is plotted on the vertical axis and time is displayed on the horizontal.
Electrician preparing for work

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We recently asked electricians what they considered their top 5 essential tools—there were a few ties, so we’re sharing their top 7.