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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 | May 10, 2021
Tales from the Field: Getting Centered - Part One
In the electric motor testing field, a good portion of my acquired knowledge was a result of trial and error. When I first started using specialized motor test equipment, the instruments collected significant data and we knew very little about what it meant. Through constant testing...


The Snell Group | Apr 19, 2021
Range vs. Environment Limitations
Solo porque una cámara termográfica posea un rango térmico que va desde temperaturas muy bajas hasta temperaturas muy altas, no significa que la cámara pueda soportar dichas temperaturas en el ambiente donde trabaja. Se debe distinguir entre el rango térmico de la cámara y las condiciones...


The Snell Group | Mar 29, 2021
Une image de thermomètre.
Malgré le fait que votre imageur infrarouge peut afficher une étendue de plage de températures très élevées ou très basses, il est possible que votre camera ne fonctionnera pas dans ces conditions. Il est nécessaire de faire la distinction entre les capacités indiquées en contraste avec...

IR Talk

The Snell Group | Mar 01, 2021
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...