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Infrared Thermometers And Tips For Getting Accurate Readings

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Infrared thermometers have emerged as the easiest and most convenient temperature gauging instrument today. They use infrared rays to detect the temperature of an object in the surface without even touching the object that is to be measured. All you have to do with these devices is to aim it into the area whose measurement is required, pull the trigger and get the readings on the LCD screen. And all this can be achieved without so much as touching the object physically. However, to get accurate measurements, a few rules are to be followed that help in the long run in all application areas.

Measuring temperature in shiny surfaces:

It has been found that in the case of shiny surfaces, temperature measurement by infrared thermometers is affected by the reflectivity of the surface. Shiny surfaces here may range from aluminum and steel to non-stick cook wares. So, for gauging temperature in these kinds of situations, it is very necessary that you provide coating in these surfaces. This may consist of non-stick cooking spray, or masking tape that covers the reflective metal surface.

Measurements in extreme environment:

It is always important to keep the infrared thermometers in a place where it is being used frequently. This is because change from one extreme temperature to another can affect the functioning of these instruments to a great extent. For example if you have to gauge the temperature of an object that has been moved from the kitchen to the above freezing point or cold storage area, you can get accurate reading provided time is given to the infrared thermometers for acclimatization.

Use lightweight, compact, and user friendly infrared thermometers and measure temperature of objects even when they are hot, hazardous or are inaccessible to reach. And yes, use the above mentioned tips and you can never go wrong in temperature measurement of any object.

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63% Off Etekcity Digital Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun – Deal Alert

Friday, April 29th, 2016

63% Off Etekcity Digital Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun – Deal Alert
There are some things you just don't need — until the price plummets to $ 25 and then you can't grab your wallet fast enough. The Etekcity Lasergrip 630 Digital Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun uses dual lasers to instantly measure the temperature …
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Info Solutions Fuzion Unveils Digital Thermometer Under New Revieta Brand Name
A “family friendly” digital thermometer has been launched by Info Solutions Fuzion under its new Revieta brand name. The flexible thermometer can be used to take oral, rectal and underarm readings producing results with clinically-proven accuracy in …
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Digital thermometer industry of the United States market 2016 examined in new
The Digital Thermometer market analysis is provided for the United States markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing …
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Withings' infrared thermometer adds fevers to your quantified self data

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Withings' infrared thermometer adds fevers to your quantified self data
The company's new Thermo thermometer, shown off here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, is a non-invasive device that uses 16 infrared sensors to take accurate temperatures when it's pressed against the side of your head, where it finds the …
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Far Infrared Thermometer Sales Global Market Research Report 2015
The report provides a basic overview of the Far Infrared Thermometer industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. Development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing processes and cost …
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Multi-function Infrared Thermometer Industry United States Market Research
The United States Multi-function Infrared Thermometer Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Multi-function Infrared Thermometer industry. The report provides a basic overview of the …
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Bluepoint Infrared Thermometer – Tool Time

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Bluepoint Infrared Thermometer – Tool Time
There is much to be learned from temperature on various parts of a motorcycle, and one of the best ways to capture this information is with an infrared “no touch” thermometer like this Bluepoint unit (part No. RTEMPB3A, $ 120 from I've had …
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World's most sensitive, accurate thermometer can measure temp in less than a
The most sensitive thermometer ever created uses light beams for precise measurements. Device can detect temperature to within 30 billionths of a degree. (Photo : University of Adelaide, IPAS). Australian scientists said they've developed the world's …
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Don't want the flu? Stop touching your face
A sick woman studies a therometer. Touching contaminated surfaces and then touching your face, particularly around the eyes, nose and mouth, is a way infect yourself with viruses, even if you follow preventive hygiene instructions. (Photo: Margarita …
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New Pocket-Size Seek Reveal Thermal Infrared Imager

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

New Pocket-Size Seek Reveal Thermal Infrared Imager
SANTA BARBARA, CA, USA — Seek Thermal's new Reveal thermal imaging device allows users to see through the dark, putting professional-grade thermal imaging technology and a powerful LED light together in a durable, rubberized package that fits in a …
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JULABO USA Launches Reaction Solutions Portfolio
Allentown, PA, USA –JULABO USA's new Reaction Solutions product portfolio enable trouble-free reproducibility of processes using fully or partially automated reaction systems along with heavy-duty glassware, stainless steel or pressure reactors. JULABO …
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Omega's New Controller Demonstration/Evaluation Kit
Stamford, CT, USA — This powerful and versatile CNPT-DEMO PID controller from OMEGA® offers a fully integrated temperature control system suitable as a platform to investigate the use of closed loop (PID) and simple on/off temperature control in …
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Infrared Thermometers and Their Rising Requirement in Testing Industry

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Termed as IR thermometers or laser thermometers, these Infrared Thermometers are targeted by heavy industries where there is s a need to measure temperature in varied aspects. These thermometers are effective equipments in determining temperature of an object from a certain distance. Subtle with high technology and laser radiation, these thermometers helps in serving wide variety of temperature monitoring function. Designed with traits of reliability and durability Infrared Thermometers are portable and best when used.

With various thermometers and infrared equipments which include Spot Infrared Thermometer, Infrared Thermal Imaging Cameras or Infrared Cameras, Infrared Scanning Systems etc, these devices ensure quality and authenticity in their applicable area.

Infrared Thermometers are widely acceptable because of their emissivity feature, which make them ideal to be used on a variety of materials and surfaces. Incorporated with unique trait of temperature data storage and long time measuring reliability, these thermometers are best in services. Among measuring equipments, testing equipments have also made an immense contribution in varied field.

With the dawn of Digital Multimeters and Digital Pressure Gauge, testing and measuring industries have expanded their horizons. These testing equipments with their diverse role have been valuable to industries in large. With a mark of consistency these testing and measuring digital equipments have also applauded profitability.

Beneficial in measuring voltage, current and resistance these analogue or Digital Multimeters are awfully favorable in heavy industries. Available in wide ranges and best features these multimeters are updated with latest systematic technology. Used for electronics and household needs, these multimeters stand for accuracy and current sensing. Digital Pressure Gauge are mostly used for measuring pressure in various forms, has taken digital world a step ahead. These devices convert applied pressure into signals and in turn numerically display the results. Capable of displaying pressure measurement in different units, Digital Pressure Gauge can be easily located in the market. Unique in function and best in use these infrared thermometers or testing equipments have become the first choice of smart working firms.

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Infrared Thermometers for Monitoring Food Quality

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Infrared thermometers are vital temperature measuring tools that are used in almost all sectors that need to measure temperature. Due to their ability to deliver accurate results in a non-contact manner they are used in areas which were otherwise very inaccessible with the traditional thermometer.

One of the most important areas where infrared thermometers are used today is in food monitoring. As they are non-contact temperature gauging instruments, there is no fear of these equipments contaminating the food while taking temperature measurements.

You can judge the quality of fresh or frozen food by measuring the temperature of the delivery van with infrared thermometers and check if they have maintained the proper temperature. If no then, you can be sure that the food is stale, and unfit for consumption.

Again during storage, if the requisite temperature is not maintained that the food is sure to get wasted. Use infrared thermometers to get the right temperature in your storage facility whether it’s cold storage or hot storage. Only the apt temperature maintenance can help to preserve freshness and quality of the food products. This also applies to products like fresh meat or fish displays, cold buffets that are kept in open-top refrigeration units. Always check with your infrared thermometer and make sure that the temperature does not exceed 40°F (4.4°C), as mandated by the FDA’s 2000 Food Code.

Also while cooking, restaurants and other eateries should maintain a proper temperature so that harmful bacteria or other carriers of food borne illness get killed. Also for storing unused food a particular temperature level should be maintained. And this you can know only by using the right infrared thermometers. Even food that is ready to be sold and served should be kept at a designed temperature zone. Check with your infrared if it has been maintained at 40 to 140°F or 4.4 to 60°C.

Indeed the infrared thermometers is an indispensable part in food monitoring so get one today to maintain the healthy you.

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Infrared Thermal Imaging Line Temperature Measurement System Design And Implementation

Monday, July 13th, 2015

0 Introduction Rapid development in the supply network and the increasing rationalization of network structure today, the state power system reliability have become increasingly demanding. Infrared temperature technology in the field of power industry equipment condition monitoring has been widely used. But the infrared thermal images of high-capacity data transmission is limited and the contradiction between more and more prominent, while the developed to the present, China Mobile’s GPRS wireless power Communicate Network for this problem provides a good solution. Therefore, the study infrared thermal imaging line transmission line temperature measurement is an urgent and arduous task.

Transmission line as the line infrared temperature measurement system uses advanced infrared thermal imaging technology, the temperature of the transmission line state line monitoring; use of existing GPRS wireless communication network data transfer thermal images, with wide coverage No additional transmission equipment and line features, especially for remote regions can not be set up lines of transmission lines occasions. System image capture and transmission device by the infrared thermography data acquisition module, image data compression module, GPRS network communication module, an image data transmission module and solar power devices, of which the image data compression using JPEG hardware compression module technology, the static image compression to minimize the amount of data transferred over the network, saving network resources, improve the image of the transmission speed. In order to address the design of high-speed image acquisition, compression control and a relatively slow data transmission rate of the sampling problem caused by changing the system hardware architecture microcontroller plus programmable logic control Chip (MCU + CPLD) program, the sub-function modules completed by the standard general-purpose, reducing system complexity and improve overall system performance, users can use the PC, through the Internet to achieve thermal images of the remote acquisition and site monitoring.

1 infrared thermal imaging technology in the transmission line model of the temperature monitoring

1.1 Introduction Infrared thermography Infrared thermal imaging technique to detect the various transmission lines Electric Equipment surface radiation is not man’s infrared eyes have seen the technology. It reflects the device surface of the infrared radiation field, that is, the temperature field. And the surface temperature according to equipment, measuring equipment, a part of the average temperature. Is a passive, non-contact testing method. Infrared technology is the use made of the testing equipment, currently in the field of fault diagnosis of electrical equipment is widely used. The simple diagram shown in Figure 1 work.

1.2 Infrared thermography in the transmission line temperature monitoring

Temperature information transmission lines can effectively reflect infrared images. Infrared imaging is the only one that can instantly visualize the thermal information and to verify the diagnosis. Thermal imager can reveal the thermal failure, and through non-contact temperature measurement to qualitative analysis, infrared analysis software for professional help, can be done automatically within seconds of the report.

All use of the equipment or emission of energy will have a fever before the failure of the phenomenon. Ensure reliability of critical electrical equipment is on Energy Effective management, and infrared thermal imaging technology has become the most effective preventive maintenance of field test tools, it can malfunction in equipment before the fast, accurate and safe to find fault. Before failure in the electrical contacts to detect and repair, to avoid transmission lines caused power outages due to high temperature failures caused by the high cost of power down.

Infrared imaging system can correctly guide the preventive maintenance experts on the operation of electrical equipment to accurately judge. Measured temperature value can be compared with historical temperature, or similar devices with the same time to compare the temperature readings to accurately determine whether there has been a significant temperature rise, would cause parts to fail, bringing production risks. Preventive maintenance is mainly used for electric power use. Especially for the transmission line of preventive maintenance, detection, has a strong advantage.

2 transmission line infrared temperature measurement system realized as online programs

2.1 system works Installed in the transmission line the front of the scene using high-precision digital collection terminal Temperature Sensor Parameters of the ambient temperature is collected; use of high-precision infrared imaging system targeting the need for temperature monitoring of electrical equipment. Front-end system periodically collected from a variety of electrical equipment, the temperature distribution of thermal images, the data transmitted to the electrical systems, electrical systems through the analysis of thermal images will be processed and compressed and packaged deal, and then send GPRS wireless network to the monitoring center’s computer data on the server. Data server to install the appropriate software program for automatic data processing, primarily the completion of thermal images of the reception and decompression to restore, and then to the form of images and graphics of various electrical equipment, visual display of the temperature distribution of the client, different temperature in different colors. System combines the data correction software systems and various theoretical models analyze the existence of the hot electrical equipment defects and failure state of diagnostic information in a timely manner, effectively prevent thermal transmission line faults. Integration of environmental temperature and transmission line-line monitoring temperature distribution line infrared thermal imaging monitoring, and use of the existing China Mobile’s GPRS wireless communication network powerful real-time data transmission to achieve a state of the transmission line temperature monitoring.

2.2 System Structure The monitoring system consists of two parts: image acquisition and transmission device (front); monitoring center computer data server (center side). Composition in the system can be divided into host computer (control center data server computer) and slave (image collection and transmission device) two parts. Computer data server is responsible for image capture and transmission device management and control, at the upper levels of management, so called the host computer. Image capture and transmission device in a data center control, is responsible for data collection and transmission, at lower management levels, so as the next bit plane. System structure shown in Figure 2.

Image collection and transmission device including image capture chip processor as the core part of image capture and JPEG compression and network transmission part of the GPRS and infrared alarm part. Image Acquisition from the Video A / D chip analog conversion of digital images, using a dedicated chip JPEG image compression. GPRS wireless networks in part by the private GPRS module for network transmission, and image acquisition is part of the interface is a universal asynchronous serial interface (UART). Infrared part of the transmission line temperature alarm that appeared

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Infrared Thermometer With Laser Pointer: Widely-used Thermometer For Veterinarians

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Presently we are living in the realm of science and technology which has provided us with countless automated and electronic gadgets. All the latest innovations are constantly making our lives simple and comfortable. Infrared Thermometer with Laser Pointer has offered us a chance to determine the appropriate temp of the object or subject in the atmosphere.

Infrared thermometer with laser pointer is effective on any subject by using the black body radiation or the emissivity of that particle. Just like the other laser infrared thermometers, laser pointer thermometers can easily determine the temperature of any kind of thing from the distance. You needn’t make the direct touch to get the temp read. All that you should do is to place the Infrared thermometer with laser pointer at a range of 5 to 10 cm as well as the thermometer can examine the temp instantly. Positive thing is with the infrared thermometer with laser pointer you can not only determine the body temperature but you can also measure the temp of all the items such as engines, computer parts, transformers, as well as other equipment. You can also have the temperature reading even when the various components are in motion.

With infrared thermometer you can find the temperature reading immediately. These are used in a multitude of purposes. Professionals especially those involved with the hvac business will make good utilization of the infrared thermometer with laser pointer. Not just them, but additionally the individuals in the auto world utilize the thermometer every now and then. Technicians make use of the thermometer to locate the hot spot present in any instrument or parts. This helps them a lot simply because they needn’t be worried about the burned up fingertips anymore. They could make use of the thermometer to find out the place where the components are malfunctioning. They could do that with full confidence because the infrared thermometer is extremely exact in the details it offers.

A great deal of thermometers are available in the market. The mini infrared thermometer, a miniature as well as other varieties of thermometers are available in plenty to assist the people. Infrared thermometer with laser pointer is traditionally used in scientific and research matters. This is also utilized by the vets for our pets.

If you are worried about choosing one infrared thermometer with laser pointer for the usage you need to be certain about your preferences. You need to be certain with regards to the product requirements. A number of suppliers can be found in the marketplace with their own products. These contain Master cool, Fluke, Ex-tech, Raytek Ry-obi as well as others. If you have made the decision about purchasing one for your usage find the one from these brands and make sure you are going to have the best deal.

For many a professional, the infrared thermometer with laser pointer has made pinpointing temperatures an accurate and painless process. The innovative strategies within the thermometer provides great help a number of people. Infrared thermometer with laser pointer, being safe and secure in nature is broadly used by people in their daily chores of work.

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Infrared Thermometers to Prevent Food Borne Diseases

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Infrared thermometers are very useful to monitor quality of food in different situations. In this article, you would get information on how to use this temperature gauging tool to maintain the right temperature to avoid all kinds of food borne diseases.

Different food stuff require different temperatures for serving or selling as well as for storage and infrared thermometers help in maintaining the same. Food like fresh meat or fish displays or cold buffets should be kept at a temperature of 4.4°C and not more than that. This is as per FDA’s 2000 Food Code.

Similarly, you can use infrared thermometers to measure the temperature that is required for hot holding of prepared foods. It is to be mentioned here that the temperature in this case should remain at 140°F (60°C) or above. This is especially applicable for soups, gravies, and other liquid foods.

If you are planning to cool precooked food (including leftovers) then for proper cooling it is recommended that you check the temperature reading that is to be maintained at 60 to 21.1°C in two hours, and then down to below 4.4°C in the next four hours. Do take care to maintain this because it has been found that improper cooling is the number one breeding ground of food borne illness.

Reheating is an important part of food preparation, as it kills all the harmful bacteria that may breed due to improper cooling or storage. Infrared thermometers can be used to maintain the right temperature for reheating of your food. According to the prevalent standards, the temperature should be maintained atleast at 165°F (73.9°C) to destroy any bacteria caused by improper cooling or storage techniques.

Apart from this, you can also use the infrared thermometers to maintain the temperature that is required for the preparation of certain recipes that require special temperature. Apart from helping you maintain the right temperature, this also help in avoiding the muddle that is created by using a conventional contact thermometer.

Hence, infrared thermometers are becoming indispensable in the food preparation and production industry to maintain quality.

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