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Infrared imaging of power plant components
Author(s): Mike E. Teskey; R. D. Adamson
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Paper Abstract

The application of infrared thermography (IR) to electric utility applications is discussed. A joint program with electric power research institute (EPRI) demonstrated the inspection of specific power plant components including boiler casing, condenser air-inleakage, and condenser tube leakage. Infrared thermography was successfully demonstrated as a predictive maintenance tool for power plant applications and real dollar savings by the utility.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2454, Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Utilities, (12 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209377
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Mike E. Teskey, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (United States)
R. D. Adamson, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2454:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Utilities
Walter G. Reuter, Editor(s)

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