Cameras and imaging

Thermal Cameras Provide Unique Insight into Material Properties

January 15, 2019

FLIR Systems reports how its FLIR A6700 series thermal cameras with Lock-In, Transient, and Pulse capabilities can perform advanced inspections such as Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) or stress mapping, resolving temperature differences as low as 1 mK.

NDT is widely used to evaluate the properties of a material, component, or system without causing damage. FLIR A6700sc series cameras can detect internal defects through target excitation and the observation of thermal differences on a target’s surface. Thermal imaging is a valuable tool for detecting defects and points of failure in composites, solar cells, bridges, and electronics. It is also a great tool for thermal mapping of stress when performing materials testing.

Thermal non-destructive testing using a FLIR A6750 SLS longwave infrared thermal camera can detect internal defects through target excitation and the observation of thermal differences on a target surface. This camera is also proven to be a valuable tool for detecting voids, delamination, and water inclusion in composites.

For further information please visit https://www.flir.co.uk/instruments/science/ndt-materials-testing/  or contact FLIR Systems on +32-3665-5100 / research@flir.com.

FLIR Systems, Inc. is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness. FLIR’s advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems are used for a wide variety of imaging, thermography, and security applications, including airborne and ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring, research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, navigation, transportation safety, border and maritime patrol, environmental monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) detection. For more information, go to FLIR’s web site at www.FLIR.com.