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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 | Feb 22, 2024
The Snell Group kicked off the year with a long-time customer in Camden, NJ. Our customer has a shutdown every January for 2 weeks. As with any company, shutdowns are critical to their operations to get things fixed and ready for the next production cycle. It..
The Snell Group | Jan 22, 2024
Operation 2024 The Snell Group is excited to announce that Jeremy Kays has come on board, in the position of VP of Global Operations. We will be expanding our team of experts and support in the reliability sector. Jeremy’s focus will be to grow the service..

Motor Talk

The Snell Group | Feb 15, 2024
Many of the modern motor testers today utilize a spectral analysis tool known as a Fast Fourier Transform or FFT for short. When reading up on motor test theory, this is a topic that is mentioned often and repeated almost as often, but when pressed for..


The Snell Group | Jan 08, 2024
Probably the most common question we get asked during training, especially in a building applications class, is “What emissivity setting should I use?” Why this happens is actually not very surprising as long as the manufacturers insist on putting easily searchable emissivity tables in the menu..