Black Vs White

January 25, 2017By Bob BerryGeneral

  From a student If you see the link below it is a test by someone proving that a black car is hotter than a white car. is it not true that the emissivity of paint is the same regardless of colour? this has confused me big time. if the emissivity is the same with … Read More

Solar Loading

January 9, 2017By Bob BerryGeneral

I have been asked quite a lot recently about the effect of sunshine on thermography. Strong sunlight will cause solar loading, this means that the sun will heat the objects that it is shining on. While we don’t normally worry about colour in thermography, colour will strongly affect the amount of heat transfer that takes place … Read More