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Infrared Inspection


 

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ITRC Report No.

R 02-003

 
 

Length

8 pages

 
 

Sponsor

California Energy Commission

 
 

Full Reference

Irrigation Training & Research Center.  2002.  Infrared Inspection.  ITRC, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

 

 

 

Summary

 

Infrared thermography is the use of infrared radiation to qualitatively and quantitatively express heat signatures and heat differences. Infrared inspection can help identify weak connections in an electrical box, uneven heating of pump windings, overheating of bearings, and many other possibly devastating problems well before any failure occurs. The use of thermography as a preventative tool can increase system reliability and efficiency.

 


 

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