New Fluke 62 Max and 62 Max+ infrared thermometers offer market-leading dust, water and drop protection

Fluke 62 MaxJune 4, 2012Fluke Corporation, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, introduces the new Fluke® 62 Max and 62 Max+ Infrared Thermometers. These rugged, accurate, easy-to-use test tools are dust, water and drop resistant, making them ideal for the harsh conditions faced by technicians in electrical, service, HVAC, process, industrial and facilities maintenance applications.

The Fluke 62 Max/62 Max+ delivers:
* rugged performance: survives 9.8 foot/3 metre drops to wood floors
* water and dust resistance: IP54 rated to withstand rain, splashing liquids, dust and dirt
* small and easy to use: small enough to carry comfortably on a tool belt all day, the digital thermometer measures with a trigger click and the multi-angle, backlit display makes it easy to read
* dual lasers (62 MAX+): dual, rotating lasers to accurately identify spot size.

The Fluke 62 Max is ideal for quick temperature scans of systems to look for anything from unusual hot spots that signal electrical and electro-mechanical malfunctions to undesirable air intake/output patterns in the building envelope.

Because infrared measurement does not require contact with the surface being measured, technicians can make the measurements from a distance, away from moving machinery or live electrical connections.

The 62 Max has a distance-to-spot ratio of 10:1 and measures temperatures from 30°C to 500°C with an accuracy ± 1.5% of the reading. The 62 Max+ has a distance-to-spot ratio of 12:1 and measures 30°C to 650°C with an accuracy ± 1.0% of the reading. Both IR thermometers operate on a single AA battery.

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Pricing and availability
The Fluke 62 Max Infrared Thermometer is available now. For information on Fluke tools and applications, or to find the location of your nearest distributor, contact Fluke Australia, Locked Box 5004, Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153, call (02) 8850-3333, fax (02) 8850 3300, or e-mail sales@fluke.com.au. Visit Fluke’s website at www.fluke.com.au.

About Fluke
Founded in 1948, Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, and metrologists who install, troubleshoot and manage industrial, electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes. Follow Fluke on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or LinkedIn.

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