Laser meter goes the distance


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Fluke's 417D measures up to 40 metres.

Two-line illuminated LCD screen. PHOTO: FLUKE

Fluke’s most compact laser distance meter speeds up layouts with instant, one-button measurements up to 40 metres with an accuracy of ± 2 mm.

The 417D’s bright laser tracks targets at long distances or in hard-to-reach spots.

Take it into harsh environments. The unit withstands a one-metre drop and is rated IP54 for dust and water resistance.

It has a large, two-line illuminated LCD screen and delivers continuous measurements as well as quick area calculations.


An automatic shut-off saves battery life, providing up to 3,000 measurements.

Fluke Corp., based in Everett, Wash., makes electronic test tools and software for measuring and condition monitoring.

This article appeared in the October 2019 print edition of PLANT Magazine.


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