Category Archives: Electrical

Fluke 2AC VoltAlertâ„¢ Electrical Tester

Every E&I technician should have one of these in their pocket or tool bag: “The Fluke 2AC is the latest addition to the VoltAlert ac non-contact voltage tester family from Fluke and is designed to be pocket-sized and easy to … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Live Measurements

Keep Your Eyes on the Job at Hand Measuring live voltages and current in today’s high energy environments can result in a severe hazard to equipment and users if proper precautions are not applied. Given the risk of transients, surges, … Continue reading

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Is It a Backfed or Induced Voltage?

Electrical Testing Safety – Part 2 As your test probes touch the circuit, you get a voltage where there should be none! What’s going on? Well, besides the possibility that you might be on the wrong piece of equipment (yes, … Continue reading

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