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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 01, 2022
>After most folks attend a Level I Thermography course, they’re very excited to go out and find problems and practice what they’ve learned.  Obviously from the standpoint of their employer, this is a good thing but it’s also imperative for one’s continuing education. Like any other..


The Snell Group | May 17, 2022
Si está leyendo el título de este documento y no reconoce los términos utilizados, por favor no haga click para cerrarlo y lo invitamos a seguir leyéndolo. En The Snell Group, nos esforzamos en entregar conocimiento en todo el espectro tanto de la Termografía Infrarroja así..

Motor Talk

The Snell Group | May 11, 2022
"In-Rush", or starting current, provides an invaluable trend-able data set. It can be used to identify starting circuit faults, motor circuit faults, motor-rotor/stator faults, and mechanical faults. Some motor tester manufacturers provide a test specifically for this purpose. For equipment that does not provide a specific..


The Snell Group | May 06, 2022
As the sun works its way across the skies, the shadows it casts can become long and influential. This is especially true on walls where a soffit or overhang can shade the upper part of a wall but not the lower. This is obvious to anyone..