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Richard D. Roberts
Engineering, Executive Managment
Quest Integrity Group, USA, Joined Nov 1998, 78

Richard D. Roberts

Engineering, Executive Managment
Quest Integrity Group,
USA,
Joined Nov 1998
78
07:05 Mar-22-2001
Has anyone heard of a "Laser Based" temperature measuring devise?

Dear Colleagues,

Has anyone heard of a “Laser Based” system capable of measuring temperature of tube surfaces with temperatures around 1000F? I know that there are several Infrared (IR) devises out there but the problem we have found with them is that the radiant heat severely sacrifices the results. I am looking for a system that is not effected by surrounding temperature.

Regards,
Rich Roberts



 
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Ishbel Macdonald
Consultant, Engineering Consultant - NDT
Subsea 7, Norway, Joined Nov 1998, 11

Ishbel Macdonald

Consultant, Engineering Consultant - NDT
Subsea 7,
Norway,
Joined Nov 1998
11
08:56 Mar-23-2001
Re: Has anyone heard of a "Laser Based" temperature measuring devise?
Rich

I know that the classification chaps at DNV are now using a laser based thermometer system for looking for hot spots in engine rooms. I managed to find a web page that includes info on a range of systems including one for up to 1400 deg F. Hope this helps.

http://www.detection.com/laserscan/stnew.html

Ishbel Macdonald
NDT Specialist
DNV


 
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Mark Badrick
Mark Badrick
01:09 Mar-24-2001
Re: Has anyone heard of a "Laser Based" temperature measuring devise?
Richard,

The radiant heat will not be the only problem encountered when trying to measure furnace tube temperatures. I had a paper published in Inspectioneering Journal Jan/Feb 1998 which highlighted several problems encountered while measuring tube temps. We use thermal imagers and a laser based instrument manufactured by Quantum, but I still believe that real accuracy is still not possible (I know I will be corrected, particularly by the many manufacturers out there). If you want to contact me I can give my views in more detail if you wish

Regards

Mark


: Dear Colleagues,
.
: Has anyone heard of a “Laser Based” system capable of measuring temperature of tube surfaces with temperatures around 1000F? I know that there are several Infrared (IR) devises out there but the problem we have found with them is that the radiant heat severely sacrifices the results. I am looking for a system that is not effected by surrounding temperature.
.
: Regards,
: Rich Roberts
.



 
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