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Fluke 568 – An All in One Naturally Safe Tool

An infrared thermometer determines temperature by measuring the thermal radiation emitted by an object. This allows temperatures to be monitored from a distance without making physical contact, making it ideal for hard-to-reach regions and precise measurements of moving parts or objects in controlled environments. Infrared thermometers employ a lens to focus infrared radiation onto a detector, converting it into a readable electronic signal. However, adjacent items releasing thermal radiation, including the user’s body temperature, can interfere with the measurement.


Most non-contact thermometers can be calibrated to reduce interference and tailor the device to specific purposes. With customizable temperature ranges and distance-to-spot ratios, an IR thermometer is a versatile and simple temperature measurement tool. The RS range of infrared thermometers includes high-quality versions from prominent brands like Fluke.



The Fluke 568 Ex Intrinsically Safe Mini Infrared Thermometer

The Fluke 568 Ex is the only product that may be used in Class I Div 1 and Div 2 or Zone 1 and 2 hazardous situations worldwide. Whether you work in the petroleum, chemical, oil and gas, or pharmaceutical industries, the 568 Ex allows you to bring the most trusted name in test instruments to Ex-rated regions globally. It simplifies complex measurements with its straightforward user interface and soft-key menus. With just a few button presses, you can easily navigate and modify emissivity, save data, and turn on and off alerts. This tool is inherently safe and verified by major rating agencies worldwide.


Product Highlights

The Fluke 568 Ex, with its durable, user-friendly, and ergonomic design, can withstand harsh industrial, electrical, and mechanical environments. Key features include:

  • Meets intrinsically safe certifications in Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, or Zones 1 and 2 hazardous settings from recognized safety agencies worldwide.
  • Measures temperatures from -40 °C to 800 °C (-40 °F to 1472 °F).
  • Conductive case for safely taking the IR thermometer into hazardous areas.
  • Graphical display and soft-key buttons for easy access to complex functionality.
  • 50:1 distance-to-spot ratio for measuring small objects from a greater distance.
  • Compatible with mini-connector K-type thermocouple (KTC) probe.
  • Adjustable emissivity feature with a built-in material table for testing a wide variety of surfaces.
  • Records up to 99 points of data.
  • Accurate troubleshooting with ±1% measurement accuracy.
  • Interface available in five languages.
  • Two-year warranty.

Advanced Features

The Fluke 568 Ex’s adjustable emissivity level and emissivity table compensate for varying surface types during inspections. The included type K thermocouple is an effective alternative to IR measurement for objects within touching distance. Fully adjustable alarms notify the user when temperatures fall below permissible limits.


Results are displayed on the backlit digital screen, with the current reading freezeable for up to 20 seconds. Display options include maximum reading, minimum reading, average reading, and differential temperature, providing a clear picture of heat patterns in the target object. The Fluke 568 Ex’s internal memory can save up to 99 readings.

The Fluke 568 Ex Intrinsically Safe Infrared Thermometer stands out as a reliable and versatile tool for professionals working in hazardous environments. Its combination of safety certifications, advanced features, and ease of use makes it an indispensable device for accurate and efficient temperature measurement in a variety of industries. Inquire about this product here.