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Article of the Month:

Gregory R. Stockton, President

Stockton Infrared Thermographic Services, Inc. & United Infrared, Inc.

8472 Adams Farm Road Randleman, NC 27317

Ph: 888-SCAN-4-IR
 
www.ElectricIR.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Abstract

Eleven years ago, the author published “NOT the low hanging fruit of Infrared Thermography” – a white paper discussing why thermographers should explore the many other upcoming applications for infrared…other than the electrical application. Since then, many changes have occurred in the world of infrared (IR) and particularly in electrical infrared…most of them good. To date, IR testing of switchgear remains the most popular infrared application.

This paper discusses the market forces, insurance requirements, government regulations and risk management thinking that are changing the electrical testing industry in general, and the electrical infrared testing application in particular.

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