The Snell Group provides live virtual online instructor led training courses you can participate in without leaving your home or office. This two-day online course is designed for the novice infrared thermographer in understanding the requirements for conducting successful electrical inspections. There is no pre-requisite for this class. It is best suited for someone with a basic understanding of electrical apparatus and systems.
The course covers the proper use of infrared equipment, camera performance specifications, and how to use the equipment to effectively capture high-quality images for further analysis and reporting. Both thermal imager capabilities—as well as limitations—are also discussed and shown through a variety of demonstrations. Heat transfer fundamentals, including radiation, conduction, and convection, are presented.
The course examines the inspection of high voltage transmission all the way down through to milliamp control circuits. It includes the fundamentals of electrical inspections and the failure modes detectable utilizing infrared thermography. Safety issues are discussed including the utilization of NFPA 70E/CSA Z462 protocol during inspections. Inspection procedures are reviewed as are the use and limitations of infrared windows.
Different methodologies that can be utilized in infrared electrical condition monitoring programs are covered. Because a good report is very important to the success of any electrical reliability program, analysis techniques and tools available in most reporting software are illustrated. The Snell Group’s exclusive risk-based prioritization of anomaly severity is discussed. Sample report designs are also presented.
This course is open to all people—whether they currently do not own infrared equipment and are exploring the options—as well as people who own an imager, the course covers all brands and models of all infrared thermal imagers. Get the experience of a live course, combined with the convenience of a web-based platform. The Snell Group’s experienced instructors deliver knowledge-rich material directly to the student live in a virtual classroom experience.
- Think Thermally®
- Infrared Equipment
- Image Quality
- Span & Level
- Perspective and composition
- Camera functionality check
- Heat & Temperature
- State Change
- Electrical Applications
- High voltage equipment
- Medium voltage equipment
- Low voltage equipment
- Miscellaneous equipment
- Methodologies for Inspections
- Trending, exception, troubleshooting
- Analysis and Reporting