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The Think Thermally and MotorTalk blogs are updated monthly, written by Snell instructors and consultants for those interested or involved with infrared thermography and electric motor testing (EMT). Electrical, mechanical, building applications, and EMT are covered in this blog along with discussions on theory, equipment, tips, news, and much more.
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Motor Talk

The Snell Group | Aug 11, 2022
There are many technologies available to monitor critical assets and increase reliability. We have found the use of infrared with energized electric motor testing (EMT) is a perfect match.   When testing an asset from the MCC bucket or starter, pre-scanning with infrared will identify any..


The Snell Group | Aug 05, 2022
At a first, inspecting buildings with thermography might appear to be a rather straightforward endeavor. While this is partially true, there are some points to be considered. Heat transfer in buildings can be dynamic and understanding the thermal conditions and how they change during the inspection..


The Snell Group | Jul 13, 2022
Al considerar en la actualidad la disponibilidad de esta tecnología, me doy cuenta de los grandes avances tecnológicos, y como la tecnología sigue avanzando rápidamente. Recuerdo en el pasado leer en historietas de Dick Tracy, acerca de tecnología en ese entonces futurista, como relojes con radio ..

IR Talk

The Snell Group | Jul 01, 2022
>After most folks attend a Level I Thermography course, they’re very excited to go out and find problems and practice what they’ve learned.  Obviously from the standpoint of their employer, this is a good thing but it’s also imperative for one’s continuing education. Like any other..