Test and Measurement Instruments and Tools
Tycom supplies all brands of test and measurement instruments and an extensive range of tools for a variety of applications in the power industry. Tycom was established in 1985 and has subsequently become the leading Fluke distributor in South Africa.
We specialize particularly in instrument sales, tool sales and repairs. We offer a fully equipped repair centre as a service to our customers.
Power quality analyzers
The Fluke 435 and 434 three-phase power quality analyzers help you locate, predict, prevent and troubleshoot problems in power distribution systems. These power quality analyzers feature 4V and current inputs, 1,000Vrms and a sampling speed of 200kS/s. They have a recording time of up to 450 days and a battery life of seven hours.
High-definition thermal imagers
We supply Fluke thermal imagers, including the Ti25 and the Ti32. Ideal for working in tough environments, the Ti25 high-performance thermal imager is a fully radiometric infrared camera. Its FOV is 23°, its temperature range is -20°C to 600°C and the storage medium is a 2GB SD card.
The Fluke 170 series digital multimeters have the features needed to find most electrical, electro-mechanical and heating and ventilation problems. They have more measurement functions, 1,000V AC/DC, 10A AC/DC current, resistance, capacitance, frequency and temperature.
The Fluke 810 vibration meter is a fast, easy-to-use tool that helps you to control unplanned downtime, prevent recurring problems, set repair priorities and manage your resources. With the Fluke 810 you can troubleshoot problem equipment and understand the root cause of failure, survey equipment before and after planned maintenance, confirm repair and prioritize and plan repair activities, and operate more efficiently. Specifications include:
- A/D converter 4-channel, 24 bit
- Sampling 51.2Hz
- Dynamic range is 100dB
- Non-volatile memory of an SD micro memory card – 2GB SD card
Insulation resistance testers
The Fluke 1555C insulation resistance tester goes up to 10kV with selectable test voltages in 50V steps from 250V to 1,000V and in 100V steps above 1,000V. Measurements can be stored in up to 99 memory locations, and the long battery life gives the user over 750 tests between charges.
The Fluke 1555C insulation resistance tester provides automatic calculation of dielectric absorption (DAR) and polarization index (PI) with no additional setup. It offers resistance measurements up to 2TΩ.
The Megger MIT1020, 10kV insulation resistance tester does variable test voltage from 50V to 1,0000V, automatic IR, PI, DAR, SV and DD tests, measures to 35TΩ (10kV). It provides RS232 and USB download of results to the Megger Download Manager. It features an on-board memory for results storage.
Professional tool kits and safety gear
We supply a full range of tool kits, including a Senator 90-piece engineer’s workshop tool kit consisting of a 24-piece ½in drive metric socket set, G-clamps, 14-piece 6mm-19mm combination spanner set, 12-piece screwdriver set and much more to get the job done.
A Kennedy 300-piece engineer’s professional tool kit in a five-drawer roller cabinet is also one of the many tool kits we can supply. Tycom can also customize a tool kit to fit your needs, with cut-out foams in the tool cases.
Kennedy Quality Industrial Tooling has a complete range of VDE ‘Live Line’ tools.
Tycom has a large range of Tuffsafe high-visibility coats, pants, vests and jackets with a complete range of safety gear, including safety boots, gloves, goggles and helmets.