Heating engineers, like all HVAC engineers, of course depend massively on effective measuring tools to do their jobs correctly. After all, an instrument that isn't giving the right data can lead to inefficiencies in heating systems and potentially even undetected issues.
There's a new solution with a unique set of instruments from testo - the newly released Smart Probes Heating Set. Let's take a look at how heating engineers can take advantage of this unique set of instruments, aimed specifically at making the working lives of plumbing and heating engineers easier. With the introduction of 'Smart' tools, job efficiency should significantly increase and incorrect measurements will become a thing of the past.
With the introduction of new smart instrumentation, taking measurements has never been so efficient & accurate
Testo offer a number of useful measuring instruments, but it's the kits where technicians are able to really benefit. These are collections of useful tools that work extremely well together, and have been designed with the needs of the heating industry in mind.
Like the other kits available from testo, this set includes a number of useful instruments. There's the testo 115i clamp thermometer. This device stands out when it comes to temperature measurements at widely spaced measuring points. It's also capable of measuring the flow and return temperature.
With testo Smart Probes all measurements are recorded directly via your Smart Phone or tablet
There's also the testo 510i differential pressure measuring instrument (Manometer). This device is also capable of measuring gas flow temperature and static pressure, as well as being able to carry out pressure drop tests. Setting it apart from other instruments, this device allows heating technicians to measure air flow velocity and volume flow.
Finally, this set also includes the testo 805i infrared thermometer (Pictured Right). This unique thermometer includes a laser circle to make measuring spots and the ability to measure surface temperatures without coming into contact with them.
So, to clarify, this set includes the testo 115i, testo 510i (including a hose set), an adapter, the testo 805i, the testo Smart Case, batteries for the devices and the calibration protocol.
A truly modern set of instruments, the Smart Tools Heating Set can transmit data wirelessly through to the testo Smart Tools app. This essentially means that any measurement data recorded by the instruments is readily available on either a tablet or smartphone.
The app also offers additional functionality, including the ability to carry out practical functions such as timed and multi-point mean calculation. If required, users can then send this measurement data via a PDF or Excel document to a computer for review and analysis.
There's really no easier way to take the valuable data gathered by using these instruments and transmit it to a computer for use down the track.
As noted at the beginning of this article, accurate measuring instruments are essential for heating engineers. By having a set of tools capable of capturing the right data, as well as an app to make analysis a significantly easier undertaking.
For heating engineers wanting to get starting with reliable instruments that can deliver the necessary data every single time, reach out to testo UK today. We've also got a diverse range of other tools available, including devices for refrigeration, Ventilation & AC, and thermal analysis. You can either visit our Smart Probes page at www.testolimited.com/SmartProbes or give us a call on 01420 544433