What does high emissivity mean?

July 25, 2016By Bob BerryTraining

To put it simply, a high emissivity object is better able to radiate energy than a low emissivity object. A blackbody would have an emissivity of 1, meaning that it would emit 100% efficiently. Lower emissivity objects would be less efficient emitters. An object with an emissivity of 0.6 would emit 60% of the energy … Read More

Thermography Books

July 17, 2016By Bob BerryGeneral

Due to demand we have added a page of recommended books on Thermography here http://thermalvision.ie/thermography/books/ should anyone have any suggestions I am happy to add to this

What is a Level 2 thermographer qualified to do?

July 11, 2016By Bob BerryGeneral

A level 2 thermographer is someone with a higher degree of training and experience. He understands more about the camera and how it works, and the physics related to thermography. Level 2 thermographer’s are better placed to specify thermography equipment, and to supervise level 1 thermographer’s. Like Level 1 thermographers, Level 2′s should be following … Read More

Condition Monitoring Standards & Guidelines

July 4, 2016By Bob BerryElectrical Thermography, General

Condition Monitoring Standards & Guidelines BS 5760-5. Reliability of systems, equipment and components; Guide to failure modes, effects and criticality analysis (FMEA and FMECA) ISBN 0580 196607. BS 5760-7 (IEC 61025). Reliability of systems, equipment and components. Fault tree analysis. ISBN 0580 203387. CMGEN, General requirements for qualification and PCN certification of condition monitoring and … Read More