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Safely Measure Temperature of Machinery and Electrical Components with Fluke Non Contact Thermometers

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Thermal problems are one of the causes of premature degradation of electrical components. There are thermal issues that do not show any obvious symptoms. Sometimes there are heating problems limited to a small spot that they aren’t noticed during normal operation. In order to spot overheating in electrical components, it is necessary to regularly measure their operating temperatures. However, going near a hot component can cause serious injury to personnel especially if the component suddenly breaks down. To safely measure equipment operating temperature, you should consider using a non contact infrared thermometer.

Fluke Power Test Equipment offers a wide selection of infrared thermometers suitable for industrial and field applications. These thermometers can measure temperature accurately of components like motors, transformers and other components at a safe distance. Below are some of the infrared thermometers you might be interested in learning more about.

Fluke 63 Infrared Thermometer

The Fluke 63 is a professional diagnostic tool designed for quick and accurate thermal measurements. This device allows technicians to spot heating problems in electrical components and also diagnose ventilation and heating problems. 

Product features

  • Can measure temperatures from -32 to 535 degrees Celsius
  • Large backlit LCD screen
  • High-resolution optical system
  • 1% accuracy
  • Laser sighting system for accurate targeting of measured component
  • 1-second measurement time
  • 0.95 emissivity
  • Weighs 320g
  • Can be powered by a 9-volt NiCD or alkaline battery
  • Measures temperature up to 2 meters
  • 8 to 14 μm spectral response
  • 12:1 distance spot ratio

Fluke 66 Infrared Thermometer

The Fluke 66 is ideal for HVAC technicians who need a professional diagnostic tool that is handy and accurate. It can be used to perform evaluation of electrical connections, room balance checks and measuring the operating temperature of electrical components. Auto mechanics can also use this tool for diagnosing thermal problems in catalytic converters. 

Product features

  • Can measure temperatures from -32 to 600 degrees Celsius
  • Large backlit LCD screen
  • Advanced optical system to measure smaller targets even at greater distances
  • 1% accuracy
  • 12-point data logging
  • Laser sighting system for accurate targeting of measured component
  • < 0.5 second measurement time
  • Adjustable emissivity from 0.1 to1.0 at 0.01 increments
  • Weighs 320g
  • Can be powered by a 9-volt NiCD or alkaline battery
  • Measures temperature up to 5 meters
  • 30:1 distance spot ratio
  • ±0.5% repeatability
  • 8 to 14 μm spectral response
  • Battery operating life: 20 hours with laser and backlight on/40 hours if off
  • Selectable Celsius of Fahrenheit display

Fluke TI55 Thermal Imager

If you need a more detailed thermal measurement and analysis, the Fluke TI55 is the perfect choice. Aside from measuring temperature, it captures infrared images and converts the wavelength to visible light. This feature allows you to find hot spots in electrical components and machinery. The TI55 is suitable for electrical preventive, electronic design, maintenance process monitoring and ventilation analysis.

Product Features

  • IRFusion merges visible images with infrared images for easier thermal analysis
  • 320×240 low-noise VOx sensors for excellent images
  • 180 degrees articulating lens allows you to view and capture images even in hard-to-reach places
  • AutoCapture function records images that exceed a predefined temperature limit
  • SmartView Software lets you analyze, view, annotate and generate reports
  • Radiometric measurements
  • SmartFocus for best image quality
  • CompactFlash memory card that lets you store over 1000 IR images with radiometric data
  • Laser pointing system for excellent targeting 
  • Built-in flashlight for clear images in poorly lit environments
  • Interchangeable lenses to suit every application
  • 5-inch color LCD screen
  • High thermal sensitivity for accurate measurements
  • On-board results analysis
  • Visible light camera
  • Configurable instrument set-up

Protec is a reliable source for Fluke electrical test equipment. Our inventory also carries other diagnostic equipment suitable for various electrical applications. Give our application specialists a call at 1-866-352-5550 for information about our test equipment rental and other acquisition services.