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billd700

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With a background in electronics and electrical engineering, with a keen eye on innovation and how things work.

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billd700

Cable Testing – Choosing the right tool for the job

For network cable testing there are three kinds of test tools, each designed with a specific set of features depending on a particular fieldwork task. In this article the three are explained and how they differ from each other.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

2 weeks ago

Control your energy costs with Fluke’s three-phase power and energy loggers

Typically buildings represent about 40% of total energy consumption and costs are continually rising, so monitoring becomes an essential aspect in being able to reduce the overall energy consumption - if you can't measure it you can't improve it.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

1 month ago

Tips and solutions for air velocity measurements in ducts using Testo 440

Within HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) air flow is one of the major points to consider, but what impacts the measurements and what needs to be considered for accurate measurements?

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billd700

Motion Control

1 month ago

Test and Measurement Solutions within Motion Control

Keeping the production line or plant running is critical to any business, as any unplanned downtime, lost productivity or delays can be very costly to the business, this article looks a various T&M products to keep your motion control system running.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

2 months ago

Measure PCB current without breaking the circuit

Current measurement is simple when you can break the circuit or clip a clamp around the current carrying conductor, but in the case of a multi-layer PCB this is not always practical or possible, unless you have an I-prober form Aim-TTi

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billd700

Test and Measurement

2 months ago

Taking the Heat out of your Designs

Minimizing the heat within any printed circuit board design is critical, as excess temperature can reduce the operating life of the components. Fluke RSE Series infrared cameras enable you to pin-pointing the issue without making physical connections

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billd700

Test and Measurement

2 months ago

Save time with RS Pro Multifunction Installation Tester

As well as not needing to carry around multiple instruments to perform installation tests, having a single instrument like the RS Pro Multifunction tester, can help speed up testing and save you money.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

3 months ago

Diagnostic Videoscopes for the harshest industrial environments

The advantages of videoscopes are well known, with their ability for non-destructive inspection and giving you the inside view of hard to reach locations, however some don’t give you the full picture as they have limited resolution or not rugged.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

3 months ago

10 Dumb things “Smart” people do when testing electricity

As an engineer, it has always been drilled into me to think safety first, so when I came across an article from Fluke on the top ten dumb things smart people do when testing electricity, initially I thought these were obvious, but then thought again!

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billd700

Test and Measurement

3 months ago

Look beyond the Pixel with Fluke

You need to look beyond pixels in thermal imagery to see the difference, as pixels are only part of the overall equation, you need to also consider the Focus, Optics and Spatial Resolution (which are pixels and field of view).

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billd700

Test and Measurement

4 months ago

Arbitrary function generators – your results are only as good as the test signal

Whether you’re designing, testing or troubleshooting, your results are only as good as the signals driving the device under test, using the TGF3000 arbitrary function generators from Aim-TTi , you'll be using class-leading performance.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

4 months ago

Testing to the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations with Fluke

The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations is published in July 2018, which details that an insulation test between all live conductors is needed, which can potential damage appliances if connected. Fluke 1664 FC has a PreTest to stop damage

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