Equipment keeps industry going but if components such as pumps,
lines, and motors are on the brink of malfunction, the industrial process can come to an abrupt
This situation can be avoided by having a
proactive and preventive maintence schedule in place. Carolina Infrared Resources can help you discover
many of your mechanical malfunctions BEFORE they result in crucical downtime.
Each mechanical infrared inspection includes
the thermograms and a survey report that not only identifies “hot spots,” but provides a blueprint from
conducting repairs in a timely and cost effective manner.
Samples of Infrared
Related to Mechanical Components
above picture is a wood-fired boiler. It makes steam for use
in the manufacturing
process. The thermogram shows where the refractory (inside boiler
lining) is missing or not stopping the heat from burning through the side of the boiler. If this boiler goes
down, the plant will go down. This image can be used to schedule a planned outage of boiler for
The above image indicates a bad connection on a motor starter.