testo thermal top tip #4

Some general guidance when using thermal images for investigating problem areas:

  • You can only ever measure the temperature of the surfaces with a thermal imager; you cannot look into something or through something.
  • Many materials such as glass that are transparent to the human eye are not transmissive (permeable) to long-wave infrared radiation.
  • Where necessary, remove any covers from the measuring object, otherwise the thermal imager will only measure the surface temperature of the cover.

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We offer an extensive range of instruments for many parameters and applications including; Temperature, Humidity, Velocity, Gas analysis, RPM, Pressure, Light, pH, Sound. testo instruments are widely used in the following sectors: HVAC-R: heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. Process Industry: manufacturing industries, service companies and utilities. Food Sector: including food manufacture, transport, storage, distribution and retail. Thermal Imaging: for building surveys, maintenance, electrical inspections and production monitoring.

Posted on October 18, 2012, in hEATING, Latest News, Thermal Imaging, thermography and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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