Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

May 27, 2016

Klein Tools introduces a multi-function 12:1 dual-laser infrared thermometer at an opening price point for professional-grade IR thermometers. 

The IR5 features dual-lasers that use a tight 12:1 distance-to-spot ratio for accurate measuring of temperatures between -22°F and 752°F. It also offers several calculation modes for a wide range of temperature measurement applications.

“Dual-laser targeting technology makes it easier to visualize the area being measured by an IR thermometer, resulting in more accurate measurement performance versus a single laser,” says Sean O’Flaherty, Director of Product Management. “As an added value, Klein Tools is able to offer this dual-laser functionality at a price point that is in line with an IR thermometer that uses a single laser.”

The IR5 is compact with a soft-touch, overmoulded housing for comfort, and can withstand drops of more than six feet onto concrete or steel.

For more information, watch the video, visit the website at www.kleintools.com or contact your local distributor.

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