Insulation resistance testing is used to make sure motors remain up and running, ultimately leading to saved time and money. Learn about the many factors you need to consider when testing insulation resistance, such as environmental conditions that affect how quickly insulation can break down. Make sure you have the right insulation resistance tester for the job—not all testers are intended to perform the same. Learn best practices and understand how to efficiently troubleshoot problems.
The Fluke 15x7 Series Insulation Multimeter is a new category of test tool that combines a full featured True RMS DMM and a megohmmeter. It's an integrated tool for maintaining and troubleshooting motor systems, electrical distribution, and production equipment.
Variable frequency drives (VFD) keep on gaining in popularity. Applied to blowers and pumps, they offer energy savings, and in mechanical applications they allow fine adjustments that wouldn't be possible by other methods.
In the warm summer season, cooling equipment operates at near peak capacity. If that equipment is used for critical building functions, any equipment downtime for whatever reason is unacceptable.