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April 14, 2014 - Fluke® 712B RTD and 714B Thermocouple Temperature Calibrators let instrument, process, and plant maintenance technicians test process temperature instrumentation. Fluke 712B measures and simulates 13 RTD types and resistance, while Fluke 714B measures and simulates 17 thermocouple types as well as millivolts. Also, tools measure 4–20 mA signals with 0.001 mA resolution while simultaneously sourcing temperature signal; both readings are shown on backlit display for transmitter calibration.

Fluke Corp.

6920 Seaway Blvd., Everett, WA, 98203, USA

Original Press Release

New Fluke Temperature Calibrators Deliver High Accuracy in Easy-to-use, Single Function Tools

Press release date: April 3, 2014

Temperature and 4 to 20 mA signals can be measured and viewed simultaneously on large backlit display for easy transmitter calibration

EVERETT, Wash. -- Fluke Corp. introduces two single function calibrators for simulating process temperature sensors. For technicians who don't want the complexity of multifunction test tools yet need highly accurate temperature calibration, the Fluke(®) 712B RTD and 714B Thermocouple Temperature Calibrators allow instrument, process, and plant maintenance technicians to quickly and easily test process temperature instrumentation.

The Fluke 712B measures and simulates 13 different resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) types and resistance, and the 714B measures and simulates 17 different thermocouple types as well as millivolts, to verify process sensors by direct comparison of measured versus reported temperatures.

The calibrators also measure 4 to 20 mA signals with 0.001 mA resolution while simultaneously sourcing a temperature signal -- with both readings displayed on the large, backlit display for easy transmitter calibration. They can scale the measured mA to the programmed 0 and 100 percent temperature settings to verify the 0 and 100 percent values scaled in a temperature transmitter. They also feature linear ramp and 25 percent step auto-ramp based on 0 and 100 percent settings.

Settings at power down are saved for easy restart of tests when the calibrator is powered back up. Both calibrators have built-in magnetic hanging tools for easy mounting while taking measurements.

For more information about the Fluke 712B and 714B Temperature Calibrators, visit: www.fluke.com/temperature_calibration.

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 fluke-info@fluke.com or visit the Fluke Web site at www.fluke.com.

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.

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Fluke is a registered trademark of Fluke Corporation. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. For more information, visit the Fluke website.

For more information:
Leah Friberg
Public Relations Manager
(425) 446-5905
leah.friberg@fluke.com

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