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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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The Snell Group | Apr 04, 2019
Diagram of wind blowing on one side of a structure.
One of the best things about Spring each year is the feeling of renewal. Dormant trees begin to bloom, the grass goes from sadly brown to fresh, healthy-looking green. The weather warms up, which is more of a blessing in some parts of the country than...

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The Snell Group | Mar 12, 2019
Thermally capable drones are good for inspecting facilities.
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...

Motor Talk

The Snell Group | Feb 15, 2019
Electric motor testing put to good use.
Insulation testing is by far the most important testing that you may perform on electric motor and motor circuits. There are several different tests and variations of some of those tests. One of the tests that is available is Step Voltage testing. Step Voltage testing can...