Winners of an industrial control grant program received a $14,500 kit of 12 Fluke test tools for use teaching students to diagnose and repair industrial process control systems.

The $73,000 award program, put on by Fluke Corp., Everett, Wash., selected winning schools based on factors such as instructional program content; program impact (numbers of students and certificates or degrees conferred); how the test tools will be incorporated into the teaching program; and willingness to provide feedback and comments on their experience with the products.

According to Fluke, a large number of institutions applied for the grants. The winning institutions are:
  • Greenville Technical College, Greenville, S.C.
  • Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, N.Y.
  • Montana Electrical JATC, Helena, Mont.
  • Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland, Ore.
  • Sandersville Technical College, Sandersville, Ga.
Each school will receive a kit that includes three Model 719 pressure calibrators, three Model 773 milliamp process clamp meters, three Model 289 industrial logging multimeters and three Model 381 AC/DC clamp meters.