Top 5 questions with their answers
- Overheated motors
- Worn bearings
- Portions of the structure in contact with a conveyor belt
- Seized idlers
- Loose electrical connections
- Overheated phase conductors
- Failed lightning arresters
- Cooling fin malfunctions
- Refractory breakdown
- Moisture intrusion
- Insulation deficiencies
The answer is both yes and no. An infrared camera tells you what the apparent surface temperature of an object is. It is not able to look below the surface. The kind of material being looked at matters as well, but most industrial machinery that has a painted or oxidized surface are good emitters of infrared radiation and provide a very close to exact temperature. Being able to interpret thermograms requires training and is an important part of being a certified thermographer.
That depends on the specific facility. Data collection for a medium-sized processing plant or electrical substation can typically be completed in a day. Problem areas can be flagged at the time of the inspection and more detailed reports are compiled shortly thereafter.
We communicate any major problems that are identified immediately. More detailed reports can be expected within 2-3 business days.
Yes. Stockpile inventory is just one aspect of what you get with any of our mapping packages. We give you the ability to mark piles and enter densities yourself or if you prefer, we can do those steps for you. However, the benefits of 3D mapping extend far beyond measuring stockpiles.