Klein Tools® Launches New Kit for Affordable Temperature and Outlet Testing

July 21, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces the Infrared Thermometer with GFCI Receptacle Tester (Cat. No. IR1KIT), for use by professionals to help identify potential problems based on temperature and by testing standard and GFCI receptacles.

Infrared Digital Thermometer with Targeting Laser, 10:1 (Cat. No. IR1)

  • Optical resolution (distance-to-spot) of 10:1
  • Features include targeting laser, automatic hold; backlit display; low battery, auto power-off
  • Measurement range is -4 to 752°F (-20 to 400°C)
  • Fixed emissivity at 0.95
  • Include custom pouch and a 9V battery
  • Built to withstand a 6.6’(2m) drop
  • Not a medical device; thermometer is NOT intended for use on people or animals

GFCI Outlet Tester (Cat. No. RT210)

  • Detects the most common wiring problems in standard and GFCI receptacles
  • Works on GFCI outlets and confirms operation of the ground fault protective devices
  • Nominal Voltage: 110/125V AC at 50/60Hz in 3-wire outlet
  • Built to withstand a 6.6’(2m) drop

“Klein’s new IR1KIT provides an affordable alternative for temperature and outlet testing,” says Sabrina Kalsi, product manager at Klein Tools. “The IR1KIT brings together the IR1 and the RT210, two of Klein’s best-selling tools, that make sense to use together. The IR1 infrared thermometer measures surface temperature, providing quick and easy identification of hot spots and temperatures in hard-to-reach areas, while the RT210 provides easy testing of standard and GFCI receptacles.”

For more information, visit www.kleintools.com/new-products or search for #NewKleins on social media.

About Klein Tools

Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

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