Engaging Your Entire Plant Workforce for Improved Reliability

What if we could go beyond the routinely deployed workforce skills and tap the underutilized talent? As you could imagine, most people have lives outside work, at home, in church, on community committees, or, perhaps, even have small sideline- business ventures. Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

Offering Infrared Inspection Services

The ever-increasing awareness of thermography causes many to consider offering infrared inspection services through new or existing business ventures. In general, the time has never been better than the present for starting an infrared consulting business or adding infrared inspection services to an existing company’s services. Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

Why Do Transformers Hum?

Experienced electricians with a sense of humor will tell you, “It’s because they don’t know the words.” Recently, Swiss scientists have developed a more scientific theory on the reason for the hum associated with energized AC transformers. Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

The Power of Relationships

In her book, Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in A Chaotic World, renowned management expert Margaret Wheatley wrote, “In organizations, real power and energy is generated through relationships. Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

CFP: SPIE.Photonics Europe

3-7 April 2022 Strasbourg, France Share your work with other experts, the 2022 call for papers is open Present your research at the only cross-disciplinary event highlighting compelling optics and photonics technologies—from digital optics to quantum technologies to optical imaging,…

Call For Vendor Presentations at SPIE ThermoSense XVIV (4/4/22 – Orlando, FL)

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS  Guidelines – Scope / General and Specific Topics Presentation and Reception is now in its 18th (eighteen) year and has become very popular. This venue provides an early opportunity for exhibitors to highlight their latest technology and…

CFP: Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XLIV

Call For Papers by 6 October 2021 For SPIE DCS 2022 Symposium   Conference Chair: Arantza Mendioroz, Univ. of the Basque Country (Spain) Conference Co-Chair: Nicolas P. Avdelidis, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom) Program Committee: Paolo Bison, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche…

Avoiding Workplace Electrical Accidents

In this increasingly connected world, electricity is vital to the successful operation of every building, whether residential, industrial, or commercial. It’s what helps run our businesses and our society as a whole. Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

Keeping Track of Your Lenses

If you have multiple imaging radiometers of the same make and model, it is imperative to keep your lenses with the imager chassis to which they have been calibrated. Because each lens is individually calibrated to a specific imager, mixing up lenses from different imager bodies can cause serious inaccuracies when measuring temperatures. Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

The Interdependent Elements of Equipment Reliability

Consider the full spectrum of reliability failure modes associated with a complex machine that incorporates thousands of moving parts, all interconnected to serve a final purpose. Source: IR/INFO.ORG…