EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke ® Condition Monitoring and the Fluke ® 279 FC Thermal Multimeter are finalists in the Maintenance Tools and Equipment category of the Plant Engineering 2016 Product of the Year Awards. The awards honor new products that help professionals do their jobs smarter, safer, more efficiently, and more productively as chosen by the magazine's subscribers.
This is the second honor for both products and the 24th for the underlying Fluke Connect ® system. Fluke Connect is the company's full-feature SaaS reliability platform that permits Fluke tool users to receive, store, visualize, and report electronic measurement data from more than 40 Fluke Connect wireless test tools. Fluke Condition Monitoring for condition-based maintenanceFluke Conditioning Monitoring is a new system of rugged voltage, current, temperature, and power sensors that can be moved from asset to asset or left in place for continuous monitoring to support condition-based maintenance programs. With Fluke Condition Monitoring, maintenance teams get a practical, scalable system that accelerates issue detection, analysis, and resolution to optimize the lifespan of expensive equipment without retrofits or specialized training. Watch the video. Maintenance technicians can set the system up and begin monitoring in a matter of minutes, with the sensors transmitting measurements to the cloud as frequently as one measurement per second. Equipment data and alarm notifications are viewed through the Fluke Connect platform on a smartphone or web browser.