Unique infrared thermometer combines two devices in one solutionMay 28, 2015 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Imagine an infrared thermometer so advanced that it can generate a thermal image, without being a thermal imager. That product exists today, thanks to the great minds at LumaSense Technologies. The company’s IMPAC ISR 6-TI is a stationary, digital hybrid pyrometer with built-in video camera system and infrared filter for non-contact temperature measurement and display of thermal images — combining pyrometry and thermal imaging in a single solution.
How does it work? The ISR 6-TI Advanced infrared thermometer accurately measures the temperature of the centre spot and uses an infrared filter to show an auto-calibrated thermal image based on the accurate ratio pyrometer temperature reading. It is based on the high-quality two-colour (ratio) pyrometer ISR 6 Advanced in combination with a video camera with a short wavelength infrared filter. The analog video output signal is converted to USB using an external video-to-USB grabber, and fed into a PC using the standard pyrometer software InfraWin. InfraWin generates and shows a pseudo-colour image from this signal relative to the accurate temperature reading of the central measuring spot. All this, and it’s fast — featuring a two-ms response time for highly dynamic processes.
The integrated ROI functionality provides the option of defining and evaluating special Regions Of Interest (ROI) within the thermal image. In combination with an optional I/O module, external switching contacts can be triggered based on the temperature data of one or several ROIs.
ISR 6-TI Advanced can create thermal images in temperatures between 700 and 1800 degrees C, and features a robust, stainless steel sensor for harsh environments (IP65). The ISR 6-TI Advanced provides valuable measuring data for all applications where an accurate temperature reading in one spot is required, and a display of the temperature distribution is of interest. Typical applications include: metal industry (e.g., melting processes, melting furnaces, vacuum furnaces, coating processes, welding processes, induction heating processes and sintering processes); glass industry (e.g., glass gob); semiconductor industry (e.g., sapphire growth); and waste combustion.
The ISR 6-TI Advanced infrared thermometer is available in Canada through Thermo-Kinetics. Contact Thermo-Kinetics for more information.