Are Smartphones The Future Of Thermal Imaging?

FLIRONEby Rachel Hemsley on Manufacturing.net’s blog.

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Online  –  Thermal imaging has been found to have numerous applications within various industries — within the manufacturing world, it has been widely utilised for predictive maintenance.

The infrared image can instantly detect if a system is overheating, therefore problems are caught early, and pre-emptive action can be taken to resolve the issue.

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Testing Indoor Air Quality & Saving Money in HVAC with VT04/A

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NEW! Live Webinars 22 & 29 April 2014

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April 22, 2014: 10AM – 10:30AM (PDT)
Saving Time and Money in HVAC with the VT04 and VT04A

If you have ever experienced an expensive failure after having performed routine maintenance or, had to do a callback because of a missed problem, this webinar is for you.

In any business, time is money, especially in a service organization where the faster you can complete a job without call backs means better productivity and ultimately, increased revenue. Continue reading

Multiple Flask Evaporator Enhances Productivity

Ipswich, UK & Stone Ridge NY, USA — For laboratories tired of having to constantly attend to multiple rotary evaporators, the Rocket™ Evaporator from Genevac sets the benchmark for productivity and ease-of-use.

Proven in hundreds of installations worldwide, the Rocket Evaporator provides truly unattended operation capability.

Requiring no training even a beginner can competently use the system in less than 5 minutes. Simply load  flasks, highlight the desired evaporation method and press start. Continue reading

High-Accuracy, Battery-Powered 4-Channel TC Data Logger

High-accuracy data logger records temps in indoor environments

Norton MA, USA  –  The Measurement Computing Model USB-510 data logger supports up to four J, K, T, E, R, S, B, or N type thermocouple sensors (sold separately).

It stores up to 1.6 million measurements and records the ambient temperature from an internal temperature thermistor.

Also, it supports software-selectable burst logging, enabling the logger to record data at different intervals based on user-specified conditions.

Intrinsically Safe Infrared Thermometer

Fluke 568 Ex

Fluke 568 Ex Intrinsically Safe Infrared ThermometerEverett WA, USA  –  The Fluke 568 Ex Intrinsically Safe Infrared Thermometer is the one product you can use in Class I Div 1 and Div 2 or Zone 1 and 2 hazardous environments anywhere in the world.

Whether you work in petroleum, chemical, oil and gas, or pharmaceutical environments, the 568 Ex allows you to carry a temperature test tool into most Ex rated areas all around the globe.

With a straight-forward user interface and soft-key menus, the Fluke 568 Ex makes even complex measurements easy. Continue reading

System for Continuous Kiln Monitoring with 3D View and Refractory Management

Raytek CS210 Process Imaging System

Kiln Scanning SystemNew features extend capabilities of kiln shell temperature monitoring and analysis system

SANTA CRUZ CA, USA. – Raytek® has extended the capabilities of its CS210 process imaging system for cement kilns with optional, fully integrated 3D View and Refractory Management Database modules.

This enhanced kiln shell scanning system enables cement manufacturers to avoid costly damage and unscheduled downtime by continuously monitoring rotary kilns to detect hot spots due to refractory loss, damage and wear.

Using the CS210 infrared (IR) linescanning solution, which now supports up to four scanners, cement plant operators can determine the effectiveness of kiln refractory material. Continue reading