SOURCE: Fluke Corporation

Fluke Corporation

May 04, 2009 07:44 ET

Versatile New Fluke Tool Uncovers Refrigerant Leaks Instantly, Offers Four Operating Modes

Ultraviolet Light Spots Leaks; Laser Pinpoints Problems

EVERETT, WA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2009) - Fluke Corporation, the global leader in handheld electronic test and measurement technology, has introduced a compact refrigerant leak detector flashlight for professionals in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) fields.

The compact, easy-to-use Fluke RLD2 Refrigerant Leak Detector Flashlight uncovers refrigerant leaks instantly. Users turn on the ultraviolet (UV) light to find the leakage area, then use the laser pointer to pinpoint the exact leak location.

With 100,000 hours of life and four operating modes, this versatile leak detector is a must have for HVAC Technicians. Its features include:

--  Six UV LEDs (395 nm wavelength) to illuminate leak detection dyes
--  Laser pointer clearly locates the center of the UV field for accuracy
--  Three-LED flashlight with 100,000 hour LED life
--  Operating temperature 0° C to 50° C
--  Four operating modes: flashlight, UV light, laser light, UV/laser
    light combination
--  Convenient detachable key chain carabiner and AAA battery included

The Fluke RLD2 HVAC/R Refrigerant Leak Detector Flashlight is available from Fluke distributors at a suggested retail price of $39.95.

Fluke Corporation

For more information on the Fluke RLD2 Refrigerant Leak Detector Flashlight, or to find the location of the 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

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. 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.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Larry Wilson
    Public Relations Manager
    (425) 446-5671
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