GlencoMetrics Inc. Infrared Thermography and Power Quality Analysis Specialists
Non-Destructive Testing of Equipment and Materials
Applications
IR Predictive Maintenance
Energy Management
Quality Assurance
Custom Solutions
Infrared Thermography
 

 

Applied Infrared Thermography

Electrical Problems

  • Poor contacts
  • Loose, corroded, improper connections
  • Unbalanced loads
  • Overloading
  • Hysterisis
  • Eddy currents
  • Induced voltages on non-energized equipment
  • High resistance joints
  • Inoperative capacitors
  • Defective fuses
  • Voltage tracking on insulators
  • Poor breaker connections
  • Abnormal transformer operating temperatures
  • Overheated bushings
  • Shorted or open motor windings
  • Ballast overheating
  • Dead cells in batteries
  • Circuit board testing

Mechanical Problems

  • Misalignment in rotating equipment
  • Conveyors
  • Pulley and drive belt misalignment
  • High bearing temperatures
  • High oil temperatures
  • Broken or defective valves
  • Defective seals

Fluid Flow

  • Chemical and petrochemical
  • Paper and printing processes
  • Combustion engine radiator flow
  • Plastic and rubber extrusion
  • Plumbing
  • Steam and HVAC
  • Hydraulics

Medical Thermography

  • Identifying inflammation patterns caused by underlying disease (eg. Rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Monitoring progress during anti-inflammatory therapy
  • Assessment for severity and progress of bone disease (eg. Paget's disease)
  • Dynamic thermal response to hot/cold stress testing
  • Ischaema and peripheral vascular disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Veteranary diagnosis
Insulation Deficiencies
  • Steam systems
  • HVAC systems
  • Refrigeration and cryogenics
  • Missing/damaged/misapplied insulation
  • Furnaces
  • Refractory breakdown

Asphalt & Roofing

  • Road/roof surfaces mixture
  • Disbonds
  • Delaminations and sub-surface voiding
  • Welded seam integrity
  • Dryer exits
  • Asphalt and kettle mixing temperatures

Leaks

  • Building envelope
  • Infiltration and exfiltration
  • Window seals
  • Steam and HVAC
  • Flat roofs
  • Pipelines
  • Storage tanks
  • Aircraft fuselage
  • Pressurization systems
  • Generator shaft seals
  • Furnace exteriors
  • Hydraulic seals

Detection of Buried Structures

  • Pipeline leak detection
  • Leaky underground storage tank detection
  • Parking ramp and other underground heating systems
  • Landfill sites

Heat Loss / Efficiency

  • Building envelopes
  • Roofs
  • Chemical industrial processes
  • Radiators
  • Radiant heating slabs and panels
  • Carpet heaters
  • Anti-icing systems for aircraft
  • Refractory deterioration
  • Heat exchangers
  • HVAC systems

Liquid Levels

  • Storage tanks
  • Condensors
  • Compressed gas spheres

 

 

GlencoMetrics Inc.
16 Sims Cres., Unit # 28, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, L4B 2P1
Tel: (905) 764-9297, Fax: (905) 764-8084

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