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Infrared Scanning

What is Infrared Scanning?

Thermography is the use of an infrared imaging and measurement camera to "see" and "measure" thermal energy emitted from an object. Thermal or infrared energy is light that is not visible because its wavelength is too long to be detected by the human eye; it's the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that we perceive as heat. Infrared thermography cameras produce images of invisible infrared or heat radiation and provide precise non-contact temperature measurement capabilities. Nearly everything gets hot before it fails, making infrared cameras an extremely cost-effective and valuable diagnostic tool in many diverse applications. As the industry strives to improve manufacturing efficiencies, manage energy, improve product quality, and enhance worker safety, new applications for infrared cameras continually emerge.

 

Infrared Scanning – Good Preventative Maintenance

Benefits of Performing Yearly Infrared Scanning on your Electrical Systems

A good preventative maintenance program includes a yearly infrared scan of your electrical system.  When you partner with Power Products & Solutions, you can be assured that the infrared inspection is performed in a safe manner by a qualified NETA certified technician who has the experience and training to identify problems and in most cases, repair the problems before leaving the job site.  We conduct the scan with our FLIR professional infrared thermography camera and provide you with a detailed report of any problems found, with recommended actions that need to be taken.

Reduces Costs:  Electrical components that fail due to heat can cause other damage to panels and wiring.  By performing an infrared scan on your electrical system, we can identify and fix these problems before they worsen and become more costly.

Minimizes Power Quality Problems: Our advanced diagnostic procedures identify virtually all power quality concerns before they become expensive problems.

Reduces Downtime: Including infrared scanning in your preventative maintenance program will reduce your risk of downtime for your equipment and power systems.  In every industry, downtime equates to profit loss.

Extends Life of Equipment: Infrared scanning can identify deterioration in your power system and improve its life expectancy.

 

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