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Hioki Launches 2000 A AC/DC Current Sensor CT6877

By |2019-04-25T19:19:04+00:00April 25, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Pass-Through Current Sensor Measures 2000 A AC/DC at High Precision, Making them Ideal for Evaluating EV/HEV Inverters that Exhibit Increasingly Large Currents   Hioki is pleased to announce the launch of the AC/DC Current Sensor CT6877, a pass-through current sensor capable of measuring large currents of up to 2000 A AC/DC with a high degree of [...]

HIOKI HiCorder MR8880-20 For Automotive Clutch Evaluation Testing

By |2019-04-18T17:21:36+00:00April 18, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Automotive Clutch & Its Functionality An automotive clutch is a mechanical device in motor vehicles to engage and disengage the running engine to the wheel during gear shifting [1] without the need to switch off the engine. There are three types of torque transmission clutch– frictional, hydraulic and positive (or dog) clutch [2]. The mechanical friction [...]

Exploring the CM4141 and CM4142

By |2019-04-09T17:06:53+00:00April 9, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Industrial Automation Asia (IAA) recently featured the CM4141 and CM4142 in their product highlights.  Take a look at their comments and get to know what this leading publication has to say about the latest from Hioki.   Line of Clamp Meters Further Extended to Boost Ease of Use   Hioki E.E. Corporation launched AC Clamp Meter [...]

Investigating the Cause of Tripped Circuit Breakers at Construction Sites

By |2019-03-28T13:45:58+00:00March 28, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Circuit Breakers Trip Not only for Electrical Reasons Electrical panels contain circuit breakers designed to trip and stop the flow of current to specific circuits and appliances if there is a fault or an overload to the system in order to protect the circuit from damage.  However, breakers are also known to trip when there is [...]

Get 15% off the CM4374 only between 2/17 & 2/23/19 for National Engineer’s Week 2019!

By |2019-02-18T02:30:33+00:00February 18, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hioki is celebrating National Engineer's Week here in the U.S. with 15% off the CM4374 . The CM4374 is the product that delivers for your all your clamp meter requirements.  It’s a 2000A True RMS clamp meter that features stronger jaws, broader -25℃ to 65℃ operating temperature range and IP54 dustproof and waterproof enclosure to enable professionals to [...]

The Importance of Maintaining the Integrity of Electrical Distribution Panels

By |2019-02-06T16:26:47+00:00February 6, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Industrial electrical installations are very complex because they are designed to deliver power to a broad range of mission-critical equipment such as automatic controls, telecom systems, process machinery, HVAC systems, and lighting. It is extremely important that the distribution panels are regularly checked and maintained so that a smooth flow of power is available at all [...]

Measure periodic instantaneous voltage drops

By |2019-02-06T16:22:40+00:00January 10, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The PW3198 Power Quality Analyzer can be used to detect periodic instantaneous voltage drops.   Instantaneous voltage drops may be caused by the periodic start and operation of a heater or other equipment with a high inrush current connected to the power supply line.  Power Quality Analyzers like the PW3198 can analyze periodic voltage drops to [...]

Test for Abnormal Waveforms when Switching to UPS Power

By |2019-02-06T16:19:21+00:00January 3, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Importance of Maintaining the Proper Operation of Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) Industrial uninterruptible power supply (UPS) equipment helps protect important office equipment and plant machines against damage from sudden power failures, unstable power, or power supplies ridden with harmonics.  They serve as a power backup to your mission critical systems until the main power supply is [...]

Power Factor Correction (PFC) Capacitors Help Lower Electricity Bills

By |2019-02-06T16:15:03+00:00November 16, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Many utilities charge industrial and commercial customers a power factor penalty when their equipment draws power that is not put to its full use due to various factors such as non-linear loads or the use of induction motors that inherently exhibit low power factor. One way to improve power factor is to install power factor correction [...]

Safe measurement requires use of an instrument that suits the measurement location.

By |2019-02-06T16:09:15+00:00November 8, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

To ensure an operators’ ability to use measuring instruments safely, IEC 61010 classifies the locations in which instruments are used into a series of safety-based measurement categories (ranging from CAT II to CAT IV). Using an instrument that does not satisfy the required safety level can lead to an electrical accident. Ensuring Safe Operation of the [...]

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