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Test and Measurement

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February 1, 2010  

Thermal Camera Blends Thermal/Visual Images

The SKF TKT1 10 thermal camera produces thermal images from invisible infrared radiation and is used for identifying potential problems caused by overheating. Designed specially for maintenance techni…

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February 1, 2010  

Modular Calibrator Is Rich In Features

The Meriam MFT 4000 modular, handheld calibrator is a combination calibrator/HART communicator that reduces the time spent on field calibrations. Users can view up to four measurements simultaneously …

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February 1, 2010  

Infrared Thermometer Pinpoints Target

The Omega high-performance, handheld OS-DT8855W infrared thermometer features a laser circle/dot sight. This laser sighting system defines the target for point and shoot measurement of temperatures fr…

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February 1, 2010  

Inspection Camera Upgrades Enhance Pipeline Detail

Version 3.5 of Envirosight’s QuickView pipeline zoom inspection camera offers double the zoom capacity, more illumination and improved camera sensitivity for low-light viewing. The enhanced performanc…

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February 1, 2010  

Vibration/Temperature Sensor Monitors Performance

Model 972 solid state loop-powered vibration and temperature sensors from Columbia Research Labs are designed to monitor and trend machinery performance. They provide level monitoring alarm and shutdo…

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February 1, 2010  

Electronic Caliper Withstands Dirt, Water

Providing an IP67 level of protection against coolant, water, dirt and dust, the 798 electronic slide caliper series from L.S. Starrett is suitable for the shop floor environment. It features an extra…

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February 1, 2010  

UV Inspection Lamp Detects Wide Variety Of Leaks

The handheld Spectronics BIB-150P UV inspection lamp, featuring a rugged 150-W Built-In-Ballast bulb, can pinpoint any industrial leak, such as oil, hydraulics, refrigerant, gasoline, diesel fuel and …

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February 1, 2010  

Thermal Imager Comes With Training DVD

New Fluke thermal imagers come with a free 2-1/2-hour training DVD designed to help owners get the most from their imagers. The package includes step-by-step instructions covering both the theory and …

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February 1, 2010  

Power Quality Analyzer Is Ready To Go

Containing everything to measure single-or three-phase power, the TES power quality analyzer can measure active power, reactive power, apparent power, power integration and power factor, up to 600 V o…

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February 1, 2010  

Validator Checks Accuracy Of Test Equipment

EDL’s MOV-1 Megaohm Validator provides a simple method of ensuring that insulation resistance testers are operating properly and within specification. Measurements performed in the field can cause the…

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February 1, 2010  

Clamp-On Meter Suits General Use

The multi-function, low-current clampon meter Model CM605 for

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February 1, 2010  

Stainless Steel Flowmeter Is For High-Temperature Use

Dwyer Instruments has introduced the series STFLO stainless steel flowmeters. The series is suitable for high-temperature and high-pressure applications such as steam. The direct reading scale provide…

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February 1, 2010  

Inspection Camera Helps Locate And Record Machinery Problems

Milwaukee’s new M12 M-Spector AV digital inspection camera allows users to capture up to 12,000 photos and record up to 90 minutes of audio/video to help when inspecting common jobsite problems. Issue…

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February 1, 2010  

Clamp-On Multimeter Has Dual Display

Amprobe’s compact ACD-14 Plus clampon multimeter with dual display allows simultaneous reading of amperage and voltage. Its thin jaws can access tight measurement areas, yet accommodate conductors up …

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February 1, 2010  

Probe Indicates Live Volt-Even With Blown Fuse

Fluke has introduced FTP fused test probes with built-in fuses for additional measurement protection. If the probe fuse blows, the probe still allows the meter to indicate live voltage. The units are …

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February 1, 2010  

Infrared Thermometer Is For Food Service

The model FST-200 food service infrared thermometer has been introduced by Dwyer Instruments. The thermometer has both an infrared sensor and an immersion probe for safely monitoring surface and produ…

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February 1, 2010  

Laser Distance Meter Is Built To Last

The 2280-20 laser distance meter from Milwaukee, designed to measure distances up to 200 ft, features an end bracket to measure from corners and edges with 1/16-in. accuracy. Six measurement functions…

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February 1, 2010  

Infrared Camera Helps Prevent Equipment Failure (February 01, 2010)

The Extech i5 compact, lightweight infrared camera is an easy-to-use, afford able troubleshooting tool for high-quality thermal imag ing and high accuracy, focus-free viewing. The lightweight device i…

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February 1, 2010  

Clamp Meter Keeps Current Flowing

Fluke has introduced two mA clamp meters designed to help technic ians test critical automation and control circuits without breaking the circuit or interrupting operations. The Fluke 772 and Fluke 77…

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February 1, 2010  

Wireless Infrared Thermometer Has Powerful Features

Omega has introduced the portable and rugged OS530LE-W9 series of handheld infrared thermometers, featuring built-in wireless measurement. Its laser sighting is switchable between laser dot and circle…

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February 1, 2010  

Digital Multimeter Gets Firmware Upgrade

Fluke has announced a user-downloadable firmware upgrade for the Fluke 8845A/8846A precision digital multimeters. The upgrade includes increased VDC reading rate to 1,000 readings per second, increase…

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February 1, 2010  

Basic Shaft Alignment System Is Easy To Use

The Easy-Laser D450 is a simple, cost-effective measuring system for the alignment of horizontally installed machines. The system includes two measurement programs, horizontal shaft alignment and Soft…

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June 1, 2009  

Ultrasonic System Listens And Measures

According to bearing manufacturers, lubrication problems account for 36% of bearing failures — and over-lubrication is a more frequent cause of these failures than under-lubrication. As a result, sev…

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June 1, 2009  

Heat Seeker

Electric motors are the backbone of industry. Alone, they account for 70% of the electricity consumed by industry. An integral part of optimizing motor performance and minimizing downtime is having th…

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June 1, 2009  

Infrared Inspection Update Saves Big Money

Apaper mill had a very successful infrared inspection program that its managers wanted to expand. However, the requirements of NFPA 70E regulations were causing the US-based mill to rethink its strate…

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June 1, 2009  

Dynamometer System Is Versatile

The Accudyne family of AC motoring dynamometers from Sakor offers a flexible dynamometer system that is compatible with a broad range of testing applications, including conventional engine and power-t…

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June 1, 2009  

Thermal imager detects component problems

Fluke’s Ti55 IR FlexCam thermal imager features 320 by 240 detectors with excellent thermal sensitivity for high-resolution and high-quality images. Temperatures are displayed live on the large, 5-in….