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Jun 23, 2015, 06:00 ET
The Fluke a3003 and a3004, along with more than 20 other Fluke tools, are part of the Fluke Connect system - the world's largest portfolio of connected tools. It allows technicians to make better and faster decisions by having access to maintenance records wherever they are working. The Fluke Connect app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

Fluke 3000 FC Series Wireless DC Clamps improve productivity by instantly saving and sharing measurements without leaving the field

 Fluke Corp. adds two new dc current clamps to the Fluke Connect® system of wireless test tools: the Fluke® a3003 FC Wireless DC...

Jun 22, 2015, 06:10 ET
In contrast to using a known live source, using the PRV240 does not require personal protective equipment (PPE) for tester verification. Use of the PRV240 reduces the risk of shock and arc flash compared to verification of test instruments on high-energy sources in potentially hazardous electrical environments because the PRV240 provides a known voltage in a controlled, low-current state in accordance with safe work practices.

Fluke PRV240 Proving Unit reduces the risk of shock and arc flash

Three-point "test before touch" (TBT) verification of electrical test tools —  verify the test tool is working properly before...

Jun 17, 2015, 06:00 ET
The 810 Vibration Tester combines a powerful diagnostic engine with a simple step-by-step process to report on specific machine faults and their severity the first time measurements are taken, without prior measurement history. It provides quantifiable proof of equipment condition that drives investment decisions to repair or replace machinery and allows maintenance technicians to anticipate equipment failures before they happen to minimize unplanned downtime and better control spare parts inventory.

Fluke enhances the 810 Vibration Tester to simplify and speed assessment of machine health

 Fluke Corp. has released a firmware upgrade for the Fluke® 810 Vibration Tester that helps mechanical maintenance teams more quickly...

Jun 16, 2015, 06:05 ET
As part of custody transfer, technicians routinely calibrate all the pressure and temperature transmitters involved in the flow of oil and gas as well as the pressure in the pipelines and related equipment as a matter of fiduciary responsibility. The 721Ex eliminates the need to declassify work areas during calibration and allows technicians to perform gas custody transfer measurements without hot-work permits.

Fluke 721Ex Precision Pressure Calibrator ensures accuracy of gas custody transfers

 Fluke Corp. introduces the Fluke® 721Ex Intrinsically Safe Precision Pressure Calibrator featuring dual isolated pressure sensors with...

Jun 16, 2015, 06:00 ET
The 25 micron macro lens, which is compatible with Fluke TiX560 and TiX520 infrared cameras, enables technicians to distinguish thermal variations across distances smaller than a human hair, making it ideal for applications in electronics/PCB board R&D, or anything else requiring near-microscopic level infrared resolution. The LaserSharp� Auto Focus button is used to set the focus at the optimal distance for the lens, eliminating the need to move the focus wheel by tiny amounts to get accurate, in-focus images, speeding infrared measurements.

New Fluke infrared camera lenses bring the temperature variances of even near-microscopic or far-distant objects into sharp focus

 Infrared inspections often involve analyzing temperature variations on something extremely small or too far away to see the needed detail with...

May 20, 2015, 06:00 ET
Fluke recognizes metrology, measurements and the vital role of light and optical technologies in daily life

World Metrology Day celebrates "Measurements and Light"

 On May 20th, scientists and organizations dedicated to the worldwide uniformity of measurement celebrate World...

Mar 20, 2015, 06:00 ET

Com a maior tela de LCD sensível ao toque, a série TiX da Fluke leva os Termovisores a um novo patamar

Às vezes, as imagens de infravermelho que você precisa capturar são as mais difíceis de serem feitas. Com lentes articuladas em...

Mar 19, 2015, 06:00 ET

Apresentação do Primeiro Termovisor HD da Fluke

A Fluke Corporation lança o seu Termovisor de maior resolução: os Termovisores TiX Fluke da Série Especialista. Os modelos...

Mar 10, 2015, 06:00 ET
"Fluke Connect was chosen as a Product of the Year because it demonstrated a high level of innovation in using the most advanced technology to solve a practical problem for technical work groups, and thus delivers a cost/time saving system that truly benefits all of its users," said Richard Comerford, editor of Electronic Products.

Fluke Connect™ wins Electronic Products 2014 Product of the Year Award

The Fluke Connect™ system was picked by the editors of Electronic Products magazine to receive a 2014 Product of the Year Award. Chosen from...

Feb 26, 2015, 12:47 ET
The TiX560 and TiX520 feature a 5.7 inch responsive LCD touchscreen - the largest in its class with 150 percent more viewing area compared to a 3.5 inch screen. The large screen enables thermographers to quickly identify issues while still in the field as well as easily edit images directly on the camera - eliminating time in the office; time better spent solving the problem.

With the largest LCD touchscreen, the Fluke TiX series takes Infrared Cameras to a whole new level

Sometimes the infrared images you need to capture are the ones that are almost impossible to take. With a full 180-degree articulating lens and 5.7...

Feb 24, 2015, 06:00 ET
Vibration screening is a critical part of motor maintenance and trending measurement data over time provides invaluable insight into long-term motor health. The 805 FC automatically saves vibration data wirelessly to Fluke Connect cloud storage so authorized team members can view all of the measurement data for each asset with the Fluke Connect app on their mobile devices before they leave the inspection site.

New Fluke 805 FC Vibration Meter is the latest addition to Fluke Connect - the world's largest wireless system of test and measurement tools

Fluke Corp. introduces the Fluke® 805 FC Vibration Meter, a portable multifunction vibration screening tool that provides quantifiable...

Jan 29, 2015, 06:00 ET
The company is responsible for electrical/communications network reliability at the University of Phoenix stadium hosting the big game and part of their arsenal to keep it all working is Fluke tools.

Ensuring reliable communications at the biggest game of the year

 For more than 100 million fans around the world, there is one big game they wait all year to watch on TV. So imagine how they would feel if...

Jan 26, 2015, 06:00 ET
Fluke Connect(TM) will be presented with the top honor in the Innovation Awards software category this week at AHR Expo held at McCormick Place in Chicago. The full Fluke Connect system will be on display in the Fluke booth, demonstrating how it speeds the inspection of HVAC/R and electrical systems to keep them operating at peak efficiency.

Fluke Connect wins AHR Expo Innovation Award

Fluke Connect™ will be presented with the top honor in the Innovation Awards software category this week at AHR Expo held at McCormick Place...

Jan 19, 2015, 14:57 ET
The powerful and versatile application provides effortless configuration, data logging, and analysis for the 2640A and 2645A NetDAQ Networked Data Acquisition Unit and 2680 Series Data Acquisition Systems, plus adds support for Fluke 2638A Hydra Series III Data Acquisition System/Digital Multimeter and Fluke Calibration 1586A Super-DAQ Precision Temperature Scanner.

New Fluke DAQ 6.0 provides effortless configuration, data logging, and analysis for Fluke instruments

Fluke Corp. introduces Fluke® DAQ 6.0, the latest version of its popular data acquisition application software. The powerful and versatile...

Dec 22, 2014, 06:00 ET
The University of Kentucky team - students Joshua Morgan, Daniel Cambron, John Broadbent, Zach Reeder, and Chris Heintz, and advisor Matthew Morgan - designed a project that conducted live testing of performance parameters on a solar car. Their objective was to increase the efficiency of the solar car vehicle by at least 10 percent, while saving time by quickly finding and minimizing inefficient components. Using Fluke Connect, they saw a 16 percent decrease in idle energy consumption and 5.5 percent increase in dynamic energy efficiency.

University of Kentucky team wins the Fluke Connect Student Contest

 The team from the University of Kentucky has been chosen the winner of the Fluke Connect™ Student Contest, which tested the skills,...

Nov 18, 2014, 13:38 ET
The finalist teams are Brigham Young University Women in Manufacturing Team, California Polytechnic State University Power and Energy Society, University of Kentucky Solar Car Team, San Jacinto College North, and Western Iowa Technology School.

Fluke announces the finalists in the Fluke Connect Student Contest

 Fluke Corporation announces the finalists in the Fluke Connect Student Contest, which tests the skills, innovation, and business application...

Nov 17, 2014, 13:51 ET
The TiX1000 (with 1024 x 768 resolution), TiX660, and TiX640 (both 640 x 480) feature up to ten times the on-camera pixels as are available on standard 320 x 240 cameras and a large 5.6-inch articulating display to help quickly identify issues while still in the field.

Introducing Fluke's First HD Infrared Camera

Fluke Corporation launches its highest resolution infrared camera ever: the Fluke® TiX Series Infrared Cameras. The TiX1000 (with 1024 x 768...

Sep 23, 2014, 06:00 ET
The Fluke Ti400 Infrared Camera and 1730 Three-Phase Energy Logger have been recognized as Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2014 Products of the Year, taking the Gold and Silver awards respectively in the Test Instruments, Meters, Data Loggers category. (PRNewsFoto/Fluke Corp.)

Fluke Ti400 Infrared Camera and 1730 Three-Phase Energy Logger take top honors in Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year Awards

 The Fluke® Ti400 Infrared Camera and 1730 Three-Phase Energy Logger have been recognized as Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2014 Products...

Sep 15, 2014, 05:00 ET
Three members of the first place team and their adviser will receive a paid trip to visit Fluke Park in Seattle for three days and two nights.  The school's department will win $1,000 worth of Fluke tools, and the Fluke Connect tools used in the contest submission, worth approximately $2,500. (PRNewsFoto/Fluke Corp.)

Students demonstrate their skills in the Fluke Connect Student Contest

 Fluke Corporation invites students enrolled in two and four year colleges, universities, trade/tech schools, and apprenticeship programs to...

Sep 03, 2014, 04:00 ET
In three simple steps, the Fluke(R) 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool delivers precise shaft condition measurements and actionable results that, along with vibration testing, infrared thermography, and other predictive maintenance measurements, enable plant maintenance teams to increase machine life and keep plants running at maximum efficiency. (PRNewsFoto/Fluke Corp.)

New Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool shortens motor shaft evaluation and correction to three simple steps

Shaft misalignment in rotating machinery has the potential to cost companies thousands of dollars a year in replacement bearing cost, repairs,...