Infrared inspection is best applied to electrical environments. It can be used to conduct a thermal imaging survey to scout for potential problems in electrical equipment. When electrical machinery begins to malfunction, it gives off an exceptionally high level of heat. Infrared scanning is designed to detect this. Infrared scans depict the temperature of a given unit of equipment through the use of color coding, with the lightest shades representing the hottest temperatures.
If you manage a manufacturing facility or similar, infrared consulting services may be of interest to you in terms of maintaining your equipment. For further proof, here are some of the benefits of infrared inspection.
Infrared Inspections Improve Your Machinery’s Lifespans
Even newly-purchased equipment can run into unexpected snags or malfunctions without warning. There are all sorts of reasons for this, from defective parts connected to the equipment to the way the equipment was set up in general. Sometimes you move locations to find your normally reliable equipment doesn’t work as well in the new environment as it did in the old.
No matter the circumstances, it is all too easy for equipment to develop malfunctions you can’t immediately see but can be quickly located with the help of infrared scanning. It’s better to take protective measures and catch problems before they escalate because it not only boosts the life expectancy and functionality of your equipment, but it saves you in other areas of business as well. The longer your equipment is able to last, the longer it can serve you and help you turn a stable profit.
Infrared Inspections Make the Workplace More Secure
Malfunctioning equipment comes with a large number of risks. Fires can erupt from dysfunctional equipment that reaches too high of a temperature or that was not set up properly. There are a vast number of other mishaps that can occur when faulty equipment goes unchecked. Unsafe workplaces can lead to shutting down your facility, costing valuable time that could be devoted to production.
Infrared Inspections Save Money
Remember: requesting a thermal imaging survey is much cheaper in the long run than ordering repairs to already expensive machinery. Beyond the costs of repairs, equipment that shuts down can no longer function. This can hinder the production process. If you cannot produce, you lose even more money. Equipment that’s on the verge of breaking bleeds heat, which can hurt you financially. Infrared readings can track the source of wasted energy and help solve the problem, saving your funds.
If you’d like an infrared scan performed, contact Infrared Consulting Services. We employ only expert thermographers who will provide efficient and expedient readings and reports for your facility. We also provide suggestions to improve any problem equipment. For more information, contact us.