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What causes a transformer to overheat?

Transformer infrared inspections can show you abnormal thermal overload patterns in cooling tubes which can be escalated for troubleshooting.
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    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.
  • Fluke Pro Tips

    Fluke Pro Tips

    Fluke experts get to the heart of your maintenance and measurement questions with tips and tricks—in less than a minute.
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    Case study: Fluke power monitor saves California wastewater plant thousands of dollars

    Read the wastewater plant case study on how the Fluke 3540 Power Monitor paid for itself in five months by eliminating the need to use contractors.
  • 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

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Fluke Resources for Industries in Crisis

Fluke Resources for Industries in Crisis

Whether you are ramping up essential services to meet demand, preparing to bring entire systems back online, or recommissioning a hibernating piece of equipment use these Fluke resources to ensure success of your plant.
How to Prioritize Leaks in Compressed Air System Using LeakQ

How to prioritize the leaks in your compressed air system using LeakQ

If your compressed air system is under-performing, your connected equipment will be too. Learn how to monitor and prioritize which air leaks to fix using the Fluke ii900 LeakQ mode.
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Helpful tips for inspecting electrical substations

Inspecting electrical utility substations and lines with thermal imaging. What to expect and what you might find.