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Feb 16, 2018
Thermal Perceptions vs. Reality
Al contemplar el pasado, las cámaras termográficas han crecido en popularidad. Han sido hechas conocidas al público por medio de películas, televisión y noticias. En algunos casos han sido representadas de manera incorrecta y en algunas otras ocasiones muy parecido a la realidad. Para comenzar, puedo...

Motor Talk

Feb 09, 2018
Motor testing panel
Vibration analysis, oil analysis, ultrasound, infrared thermography, power quality analysis and electric motor diagnostics, are all tools in the suite of reliability maintenance technologies. Motor testing is a preeminent predictive technology that is not widely utilized or, in my opinion, fully appreciated for its capabilities. To...

IR Talk

The Snell Group | Jan 26, 2018
Infrared image showing the oil level line in a tank.
Occasionally, it’s nice to see or hear of a success story from a student who is excited to begin a journey as a Thermographer. The first few days of class may be a bit overwhelming, but then, usually after learning more about the equipment and exploring...