Central Texas Thermal Imaging

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Infrared Thermography as a Diagnostic Tool for Roofing Systems

Jim Seffrin, Director Infraspection Institute Over the past 20 years, infrared thermography has become a popular test technique for helping to detect latent moisture within flat and low-slope roofing systems. Thermography is typically used for ...

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Tornado Safety

Sponsored by: Tip written by: Infraspection Institute With the onset of warm weather, tornado season has arrived. In an average year, tornadoes in the US cause 80 fatalities and 1500 injuries. Knowing what to do before and during a tornado ...

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The Use of Infrared and Solar-blind UV Cameras and UAS / Drones to Inspect Utility Transmission Lines

James Brady Level III Certified Infrared Thermographer Avoiding transmission failures is paramount for power utility companies. Failures have the potential to impact large sections of a power grid, and can be challenging for utility companies to ...

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IR Inspections of Electric Motors

Despite the important role they play in a commercial facility, electric motors tend to be both out-of-sight and out-of-mind until they fail. Infrared thermography can be used as a cost-effective diagnostic tool for detecting problems within electric ...

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Drones Support Safer Inspections

Many types of industrial inspections have the potential to put workers in risky situations, i.e., needing to work from height or being exposed to dangerous materials or substances. Consider these examples: A building’s windows are leaking ...

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Preparing Your Facility for an Infrared Electrical Inspection

Cody Jackson Level III Certified Infrared Thermographer    Discussion In most facilities across the midwest, regularly scheduled shutdown periods allow for all kinds of repairs, improvements, and preventive maintenance that are vital to the ...

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Emissivity Settings for Building Inspections

Tip written by: Infraspection Institute A common question among thermographers who perform infrared inspections of buildings is, “What emissivity setting should I use?” While this might seem like a straightforward question, the answer is not that ...

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From Planning to Reporting: How to Properly Conduct Infrared Inspections of Electrical Systems

Abstract A successful infrared electrical inspection starts before you leave the office. The success of any project depends on planning, preparation, and attention to details. It also includes clear communication of expectations while you are ...

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