What is a diagnostic tool? Similar to automated machines used in manufacturing, diagnostic tools can be fully automatic, semiautomatic or manual devices. Sensors, smart devices, instrumentation, handheld meters and equipment can all be considered diagnostic tools and are often used as such in industry. These tools provide assistance to get a machine running again quickly. They also can help to predict failure or adjustment issues.Position and presence sensors on a machine, as well as servo drives and smart devices with built-in diagnostics, are diagnostic tools, just as digital multimeters, ultrasonic inspection instruments and vibration meters are.Diagnostics should be…Full Story
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