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Art to Science: Changing Infrared 180 Degrees
Craig Nelson, CESW, CESCP
JM Test Systems, Inc.
The 2018 edition of the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace emphasizes performing a risk assessment to determine if a task involving electrical maintenance and, by extension, a thermographic inspection, is an acceptable risk and if so, ensuring that the risk is minimized as much as possible.
When performing infrared inspections of framed buildings from the interior, thermographers often note that corners appear at a different temperature. With this Tip we explore the reasons for this condition and how to differentiate potential problems from normal conditions.
Infraspection Launches Infrared Body Temperature Screening Course
Burlington, NJ – May 14, 2020 — Infraspection Institute announced today the launch of a new online training course, Infrared Body Temperature Screening. The course covers how to properly select, setup, and operate a thermal imaging system to detect potentially febrile persons.
Thermal image shows thermal profile across a working steam trap. Infrared inspection conducted with the steam system under load. Taken by Stockton Infrared, this thermal image was the 1st Place winner - Mechanical Category in the annual Image Contest held during the IR/INFO 2017 Conference.