Applications of A Clamp Meter in Manufacturing and Industrial Maintenance Industry


The manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry is integral to producing a wide array of goods across sectors like automotive, electronics, and more, utilizing advanced technologies including automation and robotics for efficient production. Concurrently, it ensures equipment upkeep through predictive and preventive maintenance, integrating technologies like the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and AI for real-time monitoring and data-driven insights. Embracing lean practices, sustainability, and global supply chain management, this industry underscores the importance of safety, a skilled workforce, and technological innovation, playing a central role in driving economic growth and technological advancement.

Depending on specific features and functions, GAO Tek’s clamp meter are sometimes referred to as Current Clamp Meter, Amperage Clamp, Current Probe, AC/DC Clamp Meter or Current Tong.

GAO Tek’s Clamp meter have the following applications in manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry

  • Quality Control: GAO’s Clamp meters are used to measure current in electrical circuits during the manufacturing of electrical and electronic components to ensure that they meet quality standards.
  • Machine Maintenance: They are employed for routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment, helping identify and diagnose electrical issues that could lead to breakdowns or production delays.
  • Energy Monitoring: Our Clamp meters are used to monitor energy consumption in manufacturing facilities, helping identify areas for energy efficiency improvements.
  • Motor Testing: In manufacturing plants with numerous motors, GAO Tek’s clamp meters are used to measure motor current, helping to identify irregularities that might indicate impending motor failure.
  • Welding: In welding operations, GAO’s clamp meters can measure current flow, ensuring that welding machines are operating within safe and optimal parameters.
  • Equipment Troubleshooting: Our Clamp meters are essential for diagnosing electrical issues in machinery and equipment, helping maintenance technicians identify faulty components.
  • Predictive Maintenance: They are used as part of predictive maintenance programs to monitor the current draw of motors and other electrical components over time, helping predict and prevent breakdowns.
  • Electrical Safety: In maintenance, ensuring electrical safety is paramount. Our Clamp meters help verify that circuits are de-energized before work begins, preventing electrical accidents.
  • HVAC Systems: In industrial HVAC systems, clamp meters measure current to monitor the performance of compressors, fans, and other electrical components.
  • Electrical Panel Inspections: GAO’s Clamp meters are used for routine inspections of electrical panels to detect overheating or imbalances in circuits.
  • Power Quality Analysis: They can help identify and troubleshoot power quality issues such as harmonics, voltage sags, or spikes that can damage sensitive equipment.
  • Energy Auditing: In industrial settings, our clamp meters are used to assess and monitor energy usage, aiding in energy efficiency audits and improvements.


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Complying with Manufacturing and Industrial Maintenance Industry Standards

GAO Tek’s Clamp meters comply or help our customers comply with the manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry such as

  • ISO 9001:2015
  • AS9100
  • ISO/TS 16949
  • NIST SP 800
  • NFPA 70E
  • ANSI Z535
  • API Standards

Complying with Government Regulations

GAO Tek’s Clamp meters comply or help our customers comply with the U.S. government regulations such as

  • NEC
  • OSHA
  • ANSI
  • UL
  • FCC

GAO Tek’s Clamp meters comply or help our clients comply with the Canadian regulations such as

  • Canadian Electrical Code (CEC)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Standards:
  • Industry-Specific Regulations:
  • Product Certification:
  • Environmental Regulations

GAO Tek’s Clamp meters comply or help our clients comply with the Mexican regulations such as

  • NOM-001-SEDE
  • NOM-029-STPS
  • NOM-003-SCFI
  • NOM-001-SEDE-2012
  • NOM-001-SCFI
  • NOM-016-ENER-2010

GAO Tek’s Clamp meters comply or help our clients comply with the European regulations such as

  • LVD 2014/35/EU
  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
  • ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU
  • CE Marking
  • IEC Standards
  • RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU

Case Studies of Clamp Meters in Manufacturing and Industrial Maintenance Industry

Clamp meters are sometimes called as Current Clamp Meter, Ammeter Clamp, Amperage Clamp, Current Clip, Current Probe, Current Sensor, AC/DC Clamp Meter or Current Tong.

Here are some practical examples of using Clamp meters in manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry:

In a manufacturing plant, significant energy savings were achieved by implementing a clamp meter-based energy monitoring system. This resulted in a remarkable 15% reduction in energy consumption, contributing to cost savings and environmental sustainability. In another instance, an automotive factory saved millions by using clamp meters for predictive maintenance. By predicting equipment failures and scheduling proactive maintenance, downtime was minimized, and production efficiency was optimized. In the field of safety compliance, a chemical manufacturing facility demonstrated how clamp meters played a crucial role in maintaining adherence to stringent electrical safety regulations, ensuring a secure working environment. Additionally, an electronics manufacturer utilized clamp meters to ensure precise electrical connections, leading to a substantial 20% reduction in defects. In the technology sector, a data center enhanced its energy efficiency and uptime by optimizing power distribution with clamp meters. Lastly, a solar farm in the showcased how clamp meters were pivotal in monitoring and maximizing electrical output, thereby increasing the efficiency of their solar panels.

A mining company improved both safety and efficiency by incorporating clamp meters to monitor electrical systems within their underground operations. By enhancing safety measures and optimizing equipment performance, they achieved substantial gains. In the marine industry, a shipyard effectively employed clamp meters for electrical diagnostics on marine vessels, which reduced maintenance costs and minimized downtime. Furthermore, an oil and gas company highlighted clamp meters’ resilience in extreme cold weather conditions, ensuring reliable electrical measurements in challenging environments. In the food processing sector, a plant showcased how clamp meters helped maintain consistent electrical parameters, ultimately enhancing product quality and safety. In the energy sector, a case study illustrated the essential role of clamp meters in monitoring and optimizing electrical systems within a hydroelectric power plant. Finally, in the construction industry, a company used clamp meters to measure and verify electrical efficiency in green building projects, ensuring compliance with certification standards.

A maquiladora demonstrated the use of clamp meters to ensure electrical safety and compliance with international standards, which facilitated exports to the U.S. In automotive manufacturing, a company improved production line efficiency by implementing clamp meters for real-time electrical monitoring and troubleshooting. Additionally, clamp meters were instrumental in the agricultural sector, where they were used to maintain and repair electrical systems in farm machinery. In healthcare, a hospital highlighted the use of clamp meters for reliable electrical system diagnostics, crucial for patient care and safety. A textile factory achieved a 10% reduction in energy costs by employing clamp meters to monitor and manage electrical consumption effectively. Finally, in railway electrification, a project showcased clamp meters’ role in ensuring the safety and efficiency of electric rail systems.

A heavy machinery manufacturer demonstrated how clamp meters helped diagnose and rectify complex electrical issues in their equipment, resulting in a remarkable 30% reduction in downtime. An industrial facility reduced its carbon footprint and energy costs by 20% through the implementation of clamp meters as part of a comprehensive energy management strategy. A railway electrification project highlighted how clamp meters ensured the safety and reliability of high-speed train operations throughout the country. A solar farm illustrated how clamp meters were instrumental in monitoring and optimizing the electrical output of solar panels, leading to a 25% increase in energy production. A manufacturing plant improved production efficiency by 15% by implementing clamp meters to monitor and control electrical systems in real time. Finally, A data center showcased how clamp meters played a vital role in ensuring the reliability and uptime of critical IT infrastructure, thereby reducing the risk of costly downtime incidents.


GAO RFID Inc.RFID Hardware, a sister company of GAO Tek Inc., is ranked as a top 10 RFID supplier in the world. Its RFID, BLE, and IoT Clamp meters have also been widely used in manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry.

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Use of Clamp meters with Leading Software and Cloud Services in Manufacturing and Industrial Maintenance Industry

GAO Tek has used or has facilitated its customers to use GAO’s Clamp meters with some of the leading software and cloud services in their applications. Examples of such leading software and cloud services include

  • Fluke Connect
  • Hioki Data Viewer
  • Keysight BenchVue
  • PCE Instruments PCE-UT
  • EXTECH Power Analyzer Software
  • Amprobe DataView
  • Extech DataView
  • AEMC DataView
  • Megger PowerDB
  • Python
  • LabVIEW
  • Excel
  • Data Analytics Tools
  • MiniTab
  • OriginLab
  • Statistica
  • Fluke Connect Cloud
  • Hioki Cloud
  • Keysight PathWave Test Cloud
  • Amprobe Cloud
  • Testo Cloud
  • HIOKI Tera Platform
  • KEP Cloud
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • IBM Watson
  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Oracle Cloud
  • SAP Cloud Platform
  • Teradata Cloud


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Meeting Customers’ Demands

Large Choice of Clamp meters

In order to satisfy the diversified needs of their corporate customers, GAO Tek Inc. and its sister company GAO RFID Inc. together offer a wide choice of testing and measurement devices, network Clamp meters , RFID, BLE, IoT, and drones.

Fast Delivery

To shorten the delivery to our customers, GAO has maintained a large stock of its Clamp meters and is able to ship overnight within the continental U.S. and Canada, and fast delivery to Mexico and Europe from the nearest warehouse.

Local to Our Customers

We are located in both the U.S. and Canada. We travel to customers’ premises if necessary. Hence, we provide a very strong local support to our customers in North America, particularly the U.S., Canada and Mexico and Europe. Furthermore, we have built partnerships with some integrators, consulting firms and other service providers in different cities to further strengthen our services. Here are some of the service providers in manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry we have worked with to serve our joint customers:

  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • IBM Global Business Services
  • Capgemini
  • Cognizant
  • HCL Technologies
  • Wipro
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • Infosys
  • PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • Siemens Digital Industries Software
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Honeywell Connected Enterprise
  • DXC Technology
  • LTI (Larsen & Toubro Infotech)
  • KPMG
  • EY (Ernst & Young)
  • Protiviti
  • BCG (Boston Consulting Group)
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Atos
  • Information Technology Integrators and Consulting Companies:
  • Atos
  • Capgemini
  • Siemens Digital Industries Software
  • T-Systems
  • CGI Group
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte

GAO Has Many Customers in Manufacturing and Industrial Maintenance Industry

The Clamp meters from both GAO Tek Inc. and GAO RFID Inc. have been widely used in manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry by many customers, including some leading companies. Here is more information on applications of GAO RFID Inc.’s Clamp meters in manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry.

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Electronic Instrument Manufacturing Industry

Here are some of GAO’s customers in manufacturing and industrial maintenance industry:

  • General Electric (GE)
  • Honeywell
  • 3M
  • Caterpillar
  • Emerson Electric
  • Johnson Controls
  • Bombardier Inc.
  • Magna International
  • Canadian National Railway (CNR)
  • SNC-Lavalin Group
  • West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
  • Celestica
  • Nemak
  • Grupo Bimbo
  • Grupo México
  • Fibra Uno

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