Test & Measurement
October 20, 2014 - Available in four models in 600A and 1000A capacities, the Ideal Industries TightSight clamp meter claims to be the world’s first to feature the TightSight LCD, a display built into the bottom of the meter to let users view measurements at arm’s length.
October 20, 2014 - The Flir Ax8 fixed-mount temperature sensor offers early detection of temperature-related issues in electrical and mechanical equipment, guarding against unplanned outages, service interruptions, and equipment failure, says the company.
October 6, 2014 - The Fluke 1000FLT fluorescent light tester promises to eliminate the guesswork of maintaining fluorescent lamps by performing all the essential tests on lamps in less than 30 seconds: lamp tester, ballast tester, non-contact voltage detector, pin continuity tester, and ballast discriminator.
September 5, 2014 - Southwire Co. LLC is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that some units of the Southwire-branded auto-ranging multimeter Models 11060S & 12070T do not comply with the meters’ stated UL IP67 waterproof rating.
August 7, 2014 - Megger is offering the insulation resistance tester (IRT) MIT1525 rated at 15kV, which measures motors and generators above 34,500V and equipment rated above 35kV.
June 27, 2014 - Schneider Electric has launched the PowerLogic PM5000 series power meter, offering features such as different communication and I/O options, a battery-backed real-time clock, alarms, multiple tariff schedules, and data and event logging.
June 26, 2014 - Platinum Tools says its Cable Prowler TCB300 tool provides full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable, while combining the functions of a high-end cable tester and length measurement tester, with the capability to identify link status, link capability, and PoE detection.
June 16, 2014 - Megger says its CFL535G handheld time domain reflectometer (TDR) can locate faults on mixed paired metallic cables for up to 20 km (12 miles).
(Updated June 15, 2014, with Field Expert Review) May 12, 2014 - Unveiled to select media—including EBMag—last week in Chicago, the new Fluke Connect system allows technicians to wirelessly transmit measurement data from their test tools to their smartphones for secure storage on the cloud and team access in the field.
May 23, 2014 - Fluke has introduced the 190-504 series II 500 MHz ScopeMeter portable oscilloscope, which it says is the first to achieve a 500 MHz at 5 GS/s real time sample rate in a 4-channel handheld, sealed, and rugged oscilloscope without compromising on safety rating, ruggedness, or battery operating time.
April 21, 2014 - HD Electric’s Cap Check capacitor testers from HD Electric are designed to identify internal problems with a capacitor or capacitor bank, which according to the company, has proven to be a valuable asset in maintaining both pole-mounted and substation capacitors.
March 19, 2014 - Fluke has introduced its 1623-2 and 1625-2 earth ground testers to help speed verification of reliable grounding of electrical equipment, solve power quality problems and lower the risk of shock to users, it says.
March 19, 2014 - Vacuum Interrupters has announced its MAC-TS4 vacuum interrupter tester, which claims to be the only test set capable of conducting predictive testing on vacuum interrupters in the field.
February 25, 2014 - Bosch Measuring Tools says it has combined the precision of laser measures with the convenience of Bluetooth wireless technology with the launch of the GLM 100 C laser measure.
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