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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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IR Talk

The Snell Group | Jul 21, 2017
Range vs. Environment Limitations
Just because your camera has a very high or very low temperature range capabilities does not mean your camera will operate in those conditions. We must distinguish between the camera’s temperature range capabilities and its operating environment temperature capabilities. The cameras’ range is defined as: “the...


Jul 13, 2017
Infrared in the Automotive Industry
Nuestra fascinación por los medios de transporte se presta muy bien para el mundo de la termografía. Robustos programas de termografía son parte relevante en los programas de confiabilidad en plantas ensambladoras de vehículos alrededor del mundo. Aplicaciones para Investigación y Desarrollo, y Ensayos no destructivos...

Motor Talk

Jul 07, 2017
Preparations for Successful Motor Testing
I’m sure many of you have heard the riddle “How do you eat an elephant?” The answer, of course is “One bite at a time”. The same holds true for starting a motor testing program. Such a task can seem monumental at the outset, much like...