Technical reads

Technical readss from Comtest

Detecting Power Quality Issues

Poor power quality comes at a cost. Monetary cost can come from power losses, but damaged assets could cost even more, including potential losses due to down time of a manufacturing process. Assets damaged by power quality events that result in increased heat will certainly shorten equipment life. To the untrained eye, problems in electrical distribution systems may not be recognisable as power quality problems. Knowing and recognising the most common power quality symptoms and how to troubleshoot them is a first step in solving power quality issues.

Why do solar panels need to be inspected?

FACT: A solar panel is only as good as its weakest cell

Solar photovoltaic installations

Are you using traditional tools to test solar PV installations?

There is a faster and more accurate way to help save time and money…

Small dry wells for big field applications

Fluke’s 914X Series Field Metrology Wells (Fluke 9142, Fluke 9143, Fluke 9144) extend high performance to the industrial process environment by maximizing portability, speed, and functionality with little compromise to metrology performance.

Fast and accurate automatic pressure testing and documentation of critical regulatory and compliance calibrations

Calibrator generates accurate pressure for single or multiple tests and automates the calibration process

PicoScope 2000 Series oscilloscopes deliver the functionality of six instruments in an ultra-portable package

PicoScope 2000 models from Pico Technology, UK-based design, further expands the applications and debug capabilities of Pico’s powerful yet highly portable oscilloscopes.

Verifying Resilience to DDoS Attacks

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can target any application or service that is reachable from the internet. Web servers, DNS servers, routers, session border controllers, and many other services are constantly subject to attack. Identifying and mitigating these attacks is done using on-premises solutions, cloud-based solutions, or a hybrid solution combing both.

Top 3 Safety Hazards to avoid for PV solar installations

Safety levels during solar panel commissioning and installation have been strengthened substantially by the world’s first CAT III 1500 V true-RMS solar clamp meter

Medical facility improves safety and saves energy with an innovative maintenance program

Industrial Acoustic Imager for medical gas leak detection in hospitals has improved safety levels and cut costs while enabling sustainability goals to be met.

Predictive maintenance vibration

Be more PROACTIVE – Add route-based vibration checks - A FLUKE Application Note