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Technical readss from Comtest

Test system takes measurement data from test tools to smart phones and the cloud

The largest suite of connected test tools in the world

Two-gas detection with one small, reliable monitor

New lightweight two-gas monitor offers more accurate alarms and minimizes maintenance with a two-year runtime.

How infrared inspection can enhance safety

By allowing technicians to effectively scan equipment, structures, and processes from a longer distance, without the need to make contact with the object being inspected, thermal imagers can help reduce exposure to hazards and in some cases eliminate the need to secure a hot work permit. This is especially helpful for electrical, process control, and building inspection applications.

Guide to digital multimeter safety

In a recent survey, more than 30% of electricians admitted to not using test tools accurately rated for their work environment. It’s the cold truth that a well-built digital multimeter will perform better in demanding conditions than a second-tier model. Not only will a top-tier tool be able to stand up to your work environment, but it will help keep you safe.

Electrical PPE - personal protection equipment

What is personal protective equipment (PPE) and why is it important?

Electrical safety standards

Electricity is a fierce power. Dangerous if not respected. Deadly if unleashed by improper tools.

Fluke IRR1-SOL Solar Irradiance Meter

One tool for installing, testing, maintaining solar panels or photovoltaic systems

10 dumb things smart people do when testing electricity

Anyone who makes their living by working with electricity quickly develops a healthy respect for anything with even a remote chance of being "live." Yet the pressures of the getting a job done on time or getting a mission-critical piece of equipment back online can result in carelessness and uncharacteristic mistakes by even the most seasoned electrician.

DDoS attacks are now more frequent and complex

Mirai is still the most common botnet, but others are attempting to steal the spotlight.
By Sead Fadilpašić December 15, 2020

Fluke ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager

Now you can “see” sound and locate the invisible threat...