With his “toy” quadricopter, Chuck Newcombe explores potential industrial uses for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), from viewing to towing
Evaluating harmonics that cause overheating and waveform flat-topping in transformers, switchgear, and wiring; using Fluke ScopeMeter® 123 and FlukeView®.
E-volo's battery-powered, manned multicopter prototype is a long way from safety certification, but it was able to carry its designer-pilot, Thomas Senkel, aloft for a successful one-and-half-minute test flight at a German airstrip recently. You can watch video of the first flight at http://youtu.be/L75ESD9PBOw.
Product counterfeiting is a serious issue. An estimated $1 billion in counterfeit products enter the US each year. Around $300 million to $400 million of these are counterfeit electrical products. Internationally, product counterfeiting costs global industries around $600 billion annually.
Today's Fluke Corporation is a sophisticated, diversified company with an international reputation. How did this big-time company, with down-home values, come to be located in small-town Everett, Washington? It's all about coming home…