Infrared Thermography - CAT II

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Course Overview

Level II Certified Infrared Thermographer® is a five-day course for the application of qualitative thermal imaging for P/PM, Condition Assessment, Condition Monitoring, Quality Assurance, Forensic Investigations, and Building Sciences.
Becoming Certified Infrared Thermographer® you have to:
→ Prerequisite: Level I Certification
→ Attend the training and go for open book exam of 66 multiple choice questions, and passing 80% of it.
→ Infraspection certification is good for life and does not expire, there are no renewal fees.

Key Takeaways

Gain all fundamentals of Infrared science
Advanced Infrared Theory
Temperature Measurement Error Sources and Corrections
Preparing Quantitative Reports
Developing limits for your equipment

Infraspection Institute
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Infrared Training is the oldest independent infrared training and infrared certification firm in the world. Infraspection Institute has trained and certified over 10,000 thermographers worldwide.

Course Outline

Day 1: Session Duration: 6 hours
Thermometry Fundamentals
→ Temperature scales and conversions
→ Absolute and relative temperatures
→ Classes and benefits of contact thermometers
→ Classes and benefits of non-contact thermometers
→ Identifying and reducing errors
Day 2: Session Duration: 7 hours
Advanced IR Theory
→ Units for measuring radiant power
→ Relationship between power and temperature
→ Planck’s blackbody curves
Day 3: Session Duration: 7 hours
Temperature Measurement Error Sources and Corrections
→ Calibration
• how IR sensors are calibrated
• how to check calibration
• calibration/accuracy specifications
→ Reflectance
• shielding techniques
• measuring & compensating for with direct and reflector methods
→ Emittance
• how emittance varies
• using default and table values
how to measure emittance
→ Transmittance
• filters to view through materials and atmospheres
• filters to measure temperatures of material surfaces and atmospheres
measuring material transmittance
• Target Width/Distance Ratios
• calculating target size/distance
Day 4: Session Duration: 6 hours
Traceable Temperature Limits: How Hot is Too Hot
→ Delta T classifications
• NETA, Mil Spec, and other standards
→ Absolute temperature classifications
• ANSI, IEEE, NEMA standards for electrical systems
• correction formula for load and ambient temperature
• other standards for mechanical systems
→ Developing limits for your equipment
Day 5: Session Duration: 6 hours
Preparing Quantitative Reports
→ Data to gather
→ Report procedures
→ Image processing software capabilities
→ Report generation software capabilities

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
This course is designed for mechanical & electrical maintenance supervisors, technicians, and engineers, as well as all Condition Monitoring, Inspection, Reliability and Machinery Diagnostics specialists.


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