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Fluke Instrument Grants for Students

October 11, 2010

EVERETT, Wash. – Fluke Corp. announced it will donate $65,000 worth of test instruments to schools and training programs for use in teaching students to diagnose and repair sophisticated industrial process control systems.

Through the new Fluke Industrial Control Grant Program, instructors in accredited U.S. training programs can apply for grants of Fluke industrial test instruments for classroom use.

Five different schools will be selected to receive kits of nine Fluke test tools. Each kit is valued at $13,000 and includes three Fluke 719 Pressure Calibrators, three Fluke 773 Milliamp Process Clamp Meters, and three Fluke 289 True-rms Industrial Logging Multimeters with TrendCapture. Fluke will announce the winners in November.

To participate in the program, educators must be members of the Fluke Education Partnership Program. Complete guidelines and an application form are available at the Fluke Educators Portal at support.fluke.com. Deadline for applications is Oct. 18.

“Fluke values the contribution the instructors and trainers make and appreciate the opportunity to participate in the classroom,” said Jim Shields, product manager for process tools. “The winning applicants will receive state-of-the-art test instruments they and their students can really use.”

Publication date: 10/11/2010