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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

Test and Measurement

2 weeks ago

Arbitrary function generators – just got measurably better value

Technology continues to advance and your results are only as good as the test signal, so take a look at the latest TGF4000 series of arbitrary function generators from Aim-TTi for a class-leading performance.

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billd700

Motion Control

1 month ago

Five key test points for understanding motor drive efficiency and performance

Motor systems are a critical operation in almost every plant & can account for 60 to 70% of all electrical energy used in the plant, so understanding the efficiency and performance can result in energy savings & extended life of the motor.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

1 month ago

Reduce verification test time and technician errors with Fluke Networks

In today's world, it’s not just cabling issues to deal with, as communication technicians also have to determine if it’s a service issue before determining the cause of a connection problem. But help is at hand with Microscanner2 from Fluke Networks.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

1 month ago

Thermal imagers testo 868 and testo 872 for building inspections

Thermal imagers maximize operations and safety in many industrial environments, but also increase building efficiency. With energy prices continually rising, the building is an asset with a rising value that needs to be preserved or improved.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

2 months ago

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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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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