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PRESS RELEASE : Latest Fluke newsletter is filled with business-building tips for electricians and maintenance techs

EVERETT, Wash. – From a gritty sand and gravel plant to the latest photovoltaic power systems, the latest industry newsletter from Fluke Corporation is written to help electricians, engineers and plant maintenance technicians take advantage of business opportunities, solve equipment problems, and do more with less.

The new issue of Fluke Electrical News, now available on the Fluke web site and by subscription, shows how design and maintenance by Keithly Electric of Seattle keeps even the grittiest industrial facilities—gravel and concrete plants—running smoothly.

Also in this issue: a Tech Tip on how to turn the problem of missing electrical system (one-line) diagrams into a business opportunity: you can create those documents. Another story covers design and safety issues in the increasingly popular photovoltaic solar energy systems. Readers will also learn how to track down energy consumption in an industrial facility, and see how to safely troubleshoot a large motor drive.

The new edition features online-only extras related to the newsletter stories. These extras include video segments showing the demanding work conditions in a gravel plant and explaining how Keithly Electric tests industrial programmable logic control panels. A sidebar explains how photovoltaic panels create electrical current.

Fluke newsletters are designed to give industry professionals information they can use on the job, and show how to put Fluke instruments to work. Newsletters are written for plant engineering and maintenance professionals; electricians and electrical contractors; and HVAC and indoor air quality contractors and weatherization professionals. A newsletter for electronics engineers and technicians, Fluke Electronics News, is published only in online form.

All Fluke newsletters are available for free on the Fluke newsletter home page. To subscribe to the print edition and receive a print copy, click on “subscribe to the next print editions” at the bottom of the page.

For More Information

Fluke test instruments are distributed in more than 100 countries. For information on Fluke tools and applications, or to find the location of your nearest distributor, contact Fluke Corporation, P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (800) 44-FLUKE (800-443-5853), fax (425) 446-5116, e-mail or visit the Fluke Web site at

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About Fluke

Fluke Corporation is the leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, metrologists and building diagnostic professionals who install, troubleshoot, and manage industrial electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control as well as conducting building restoration and remediation services. In just the past year, Fluke tools have won more than 15 industry awards Best in Test, Engineer’s Choice, and Product of the Year. Fluke is a registered trademark of Fluke Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.