Heat Stress Monitor targets sport medicine environments.

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Designed to monitor environmental thermal conditions, handheld Model WBGT8758 determines true heat stress temperature by accounting for air currents, relative humidity, solar load, and air temperature. Measurement parameters include Web Bulb Globe Temperature, Globe Temperature, Air Temperature, and % Relative Humidity. With temperature accuracy of ±2°F and RH% range of 0-100%, instrument is useful to coaches, team trainers, athletic directors, and sports medicine practitioners.



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General Tools Announces New WBGT Hand-Held Heat Stress Monitor



New Monitor Features Instantaneous Heat Stress Measurement.

General Tools & Instruments Co. a leading supplier of specialty tools and instruments announces the availability of the new and highly accurate WBGT (Wet Bulb, Globe Temperature) Hand-held Heat Stress Monitor, Model WBGT8758. This instrument determines true heat stress temperature by accounting for air currents, relative humidityand solar load in addition to air temperature and relative humidity making this instrument ideal for athletic trainers and the sports medicine environment. The WBGT8758 provides highly accurate readings instantly and weighs less than 4.5 oz.

The Model WBGT8758 determines true heat stress temperature by accounting for air currents, relative humidity and solar load in addition to air temperature and relative humidity. Designed to monitor environmental thermal conditions this instrument is an industry breakthrough for outdoor sports. The unit has four measurement parameters which include WBGT (Wet Bulb Globe Temperature), TG (Globe Temperature), TA (Air Temperature) and % (Relative Humidity). With a temperature accuracy of ±2°F (± 1°C) and an RH% range of 0 to 100% RH this instrument will be invaluable to coaches, team trainers, athletic directors and sports medicine practitioners.

About General Tools & Instruments Company

Headquartered in New York City for more than 85 years, General Tools is the industry leader in specialty tools and instruments. Its recent acquisition of Mannix Instruments, a manufacturer of high-quality handheld electronic test and measurement equipment, has expanded General's product line to include over 2,000 precision tools and instruments. This vast array of products is widely used by consumers, contractors, woodworkers, hobbyists, electricians, plumbers and professionals in industrial maintenance, HVAC/R installation and inspection, occupational health & safety and home inspection.

For further information about General Tools & Instruments and its products, visit www.generaltools.com.

You can also call 1-800-697-8665 or email sales@generaltools.com.

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