The materials below are some that I would normally recommend for increasing the emissivity of materials. Scotch 33 Tape Consistent emissivity of 0.95 Glyptal Enamel Paint Electrically insulating paint Dye Penetrant Developer This is easily applied and removed. It has a very high emissivity Paints, various paints can be used Some deodorants can be used, usually ones with alumina … Read More
How wrong can my temperatures be? I have often been asked this question by students, and it does surprise them when they find out. The accuracy of high quality cameras is +or- 1 degrees or 1%, whichever is the greatest (low quality cameras it can be +or- 5 degrees). This means then under … Read More
We have taken yet another step to improve the quality of the services delivered to our customers with the introduction of our Flir T1K. This groundbreaking camera offers the highest resolution on the market in a portable system, and Thermal Vision are the first thermographic consultancy to introduce this to the Irish Market. With … Read More
Recent I was asked this “What material has the best emissivity?”. It is a tricky question to answer as first I need to figure out what is meant by “best”. Best could mean, best highest, or best lowest. Emissivity it not just a material property, it is affected by other factors. The object with the highest … Read More
I have been asked the following question; “What emissivity setting should I enter in my camera when carrying out a CM survey?” Of course this is a bit subjective, and can be an individual choice, but there are a few different options that people normally use. I have to say that if we need … Read More
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
Students in KL, busy preparing reports as part of their Level 1 Thermography course. Taken with a T640.
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