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CABINET MONITORING SOLUTIONS TO CUT INSPECTION TIME

ems sept 19 34CABINET MONITORING SOLUTIONS TO CUT INSPECTION TIME

FLIR has introduced a combination of measures to cut inspection time of energised electrical equipment.  The AX8 thermal sensor allows the continuous monitoring of critical electrical infrastructure and the FLIR IRW Windows provide an easy and affordable option that reduce the cost and time associated with thermal inspection and add a safety barrier to protect the thermographer from arc flash accidents.

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SUBSTATION SAVES SUBSTANTIAL COSTS FROM A CHANCE THERMAL SCAN

ems july 19 22 7During a routine inspection at a substation, a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) electrician felt heat blast his face as he passed within a couple of metres of an energised transformer bank. Some heat is expected, of course, but the intensity of it alarmed him.  He immediately grabbed a handheld thermal imaging camera from his van and within seconds verified that there was a major issue and the system was shut down for investigation.

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FLIR Thermal Studio Software for Thermographers to Automate Thermal Image Processing

flir may 19 19 1Advanced Batch Video and Image Processing Streamlines Workflows and is available as Free Trial

FLIR Systems introduces FLIR Thermal Studio, a thermal image analysis and reporting software designed to manage large sets of thermal images and videos. Engineered for thermographers who use FLIR thermal handheld cameras, optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras, and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with thermal cameras, FLIR Thermal Studio’s advanced processing capabilities and automation are designed to streamline workflow and increase productivity.

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Fluke Power and Energy Logger includes training package and free accessories

fluke jan 19 2Free demonstration at user’s workplace

Until 30th June 2019 and while stocks last at authorised distributors, Fluke is offering its 1738 Three-Phase Power Logger with Fluke Connect® as a Gold package.

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Another new camera that pushes the boundaries

flir jan 19 1FUTUREBUILD 2019 | 5th – 7th March 2019, ExCeL London | Stand no: D204

For building inspection and the prevention of energy loss, a thermal imaging camera is now considered an essential tool and thanks to its continuous development strategy, FLIR Systems provides this industry with an exceptional choice of products. Year on year FLIR Systems introduces new infrared features and capabilities that help users do their job quicker and more efficiently and 2019 is no exception. Indeed, Futurebuild 2019 has been confirmed as the UK launch platform for a new infrared camera and the showcase for the latest technological developments in test and measurement instrumentation.

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THERMAL IMAGING EXPERIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IMPROVE COMPANY’S COMPETITIVENESS AND PERFORMANCE

flir 18 5 3The FLIR T640 thermal imaging camera and FLIR Test & Measurement Tools, in combination with METERLiNK® technology, prove to be invaluable tools for an Italian consultant service.

Thermal imaging can be decisive in many fields and, as Corrado Ciuti, the owner of the professional practice Termogramma, says, its application is only limited by the imagination. The level of technology available also makes the difference: to provide consultancy services and inspections with the utmost authoritativeness, Termogramma relies on a full range of feature-rich tools. From the FLIR T640 thermal imaging camera, to high-tech clamp meters and moisture meters, the tools Ciuti employs are compatible with FLIR Tools+ software so he can provide the highest quality services.

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ADDED VALUE THERMAL IMAGING

flair 18 5 1Whether you are a builder or electrician new to thermal imaging or someone who already appreciates the power of the technology and wants more functionality, FLIR Systems has good news for you.  From 15th October 2018 to the end of this year, the company is running an incentive programme that also includes special, cost-saving product bundles.

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FLIR test & measurement tools help students to get ready for SpaceX competition

flir space xHere’s a challenge: build your own Hyperloop pod prototype and test it at Elon Musk’s SpaceX headquarters in California. Who said engineering can’t be fun? Engineering students from the University of Edinburgh who were accepted to participate in the exciting SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition used thermal imaging and measurement technology from FLIR to make sure their prototype was ready for the race.

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Fluke Diagnostic Videoscopes enable maintenance teams to diagnose problems without dismantling equipment

fluke 16 7 18 1The new videoscope probes are IP68 rated to stand up to the dirtiest, harshest industrial work environments

While videoscopes are commonly used in many applications, industrial inspections require a powerful, high-resolution videoscope that clearly displays the condition of internal equipment components. High-resolution videoscopes allow industrial maintenance teams to quickly identify equipment issues and schedule preventive maintenance measures to avoid costly unplanned shut-downs. The new 800 x 600 resolution Fluke DS701 Diagnostic Videoscope and 1200 x 720 resolution Fluke DS703 FC High Resolution Videoscope are built for industrial maintenance troubleshooting and quality assurance testing and are designed to stand up to the challenges of a rugged environment. For more information on the Fluke DS701 and DS703 FC High Resolution Diagnostic Videoscopes, visit: www.fluke.co.uk/imaging.

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THERMOGRAPHY TRAINING FOR THE UK AND IRELAND

flir may22FLIR ITC, an accredited authorised training organisation for the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, has just released forthcoming dates and venues for its Category 1 and 2 thermography courses. 

Category 1 students learn the basics of infrared, how to operate the camera under different conditions and for various purposes. Guidance is also given on how to make judgements in the field and identify potential error sources.  The four-day course costs £1410 + VAT (€1725) but a premium package is also available that includes 12 months of ITC online training, proceedings from the ITC Inframation conference and a FLIR TG165 visual thermometer.

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FLIR Receives "Red Dot: Best of the Best" 2018 Award for FLIR T500-Series

may 18 46FLIR's line of professional thermal cameras earns Red Dot's top prize in product design

FLIR Systems announces the selection of the FLIR T500-Series as a "Red Dot: Best of the Best" winner for 2018. The "Red Dot: Best of the Best" is awarded for groundbreaking product design and is given as the top prize for the best products in their category. As the second FLIR product to win the award in consecutive years, the T500-Series joins the FLIR Exx-Series as an outstanding professional tool recognized for superior design.

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