Request a Quote

Teaser Infrared Image - The Answer

Those were some very specific and insightful guesses–you guys nailed it this week!

Infrared Image

Visible Light Image

Visible Light Image

Answer: Yes… I know that the hint was cheesy. This is an infrared image of the reflective roof tiles on the Alder Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois. You can easily [...]

Infrared Thermography in China--Part 2

The Pudong area of Shanghai, right across the river from the old city center, continues to grow, as does all of this remarkable city of the 20 million people, at an unimaginable rate. The Shanghai Expo, with 500,000 visitors a day, is just visible in the background.

The fact that formidable challenges exist for the [...]

Teaser Infrared Image - What is it?

No… It’s not a disco ball… But it has some similar properties. It does have some planetary significance. Perhaps you should “Alder” your methods of searching for an answer.

Leave your answer in the comment section, and check back on Thursday for the answer!

Teaser Infrared Image - The Answer

This week’s answer gives us a short lesson in reading our infrared images.

Infrared Image

Infrared Image

Visible Light Image

Answer: If you guessed “Water Tank”, you guessed correctly. Thermography can be a very useful tool in determining tank levels.  However, sometimes you are not provided with as [...]

Infrared Thermography in China---Part 1

I find I cannot speak about anything in China without using the term “beyond belief,” which is also typically modified by superlatives. This definitely holds true for the opportunities that lay ahead of this remarkable country for using thermography.

The Fluke China sales team, with Fluke Product manager Michael Stuart in the middle of the [...]

Teaser Infrared Image- What Is It?

With this week’s Teaser Infrared Image, some of you will have a good idea of what this one is… but be careful about jumping to conclusions without all of the information.

Leave your answer in the comment section, and check back on Thursday for the answer!

Teaser Infrared Image - The Answer

You guys were getting warm with those guesses, but you weren’t quite there…

Infrared Image

Visible Light Image

Answer: This week’s teaser infrared image is of a plastic case part for a multimeter—minutes after it has been ejected from the molding equipment! While it is often not possible to [...]

Correcting Measurements Through Infrared Windows

Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen how essential it is to make corrections to the raw data our imaging systems detect. Without these adjustments to emissivity and reflected background temperature, we can never achieve the ±2ºC accuracy that our systems are capable of achieving in ideal circumstances.

One additional correction—for the partial transmission of radiation [...]

Teaser Infrared Image - What is it?

For this week’s Teaser Infrared Image hint:  “Sometimes, we all need to cool down a little.”

Leave your answer in the comment section, and check back on Thursday for the answer!

Teaser Infrared Image - The Answer

It looks like everyone’s guesses were on fire this week!

Infrared Image

Visible Light Image

Answer: This week’s teaser infrared image is of hot coals! Even though our eyes may not be able to tell when the coals are hot, the temperature receptor nerves on our hands, as well and the thermal imager, show that the [...]