April 2012

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Vessel monitoring system uses thermal cameras   Fig. 1.  This vessel monitoring software shows the exact   locations of imaging cameras. The Critical Vessel Monitoring System ..

Vessel monitoring system uses thermal cameras     Fig. 1.  This vessel monitoring software shows the exact   locations of imaging cameras.  The Critical Vessel Monitoring System from Land Instruments International Ltd., a unit of AMETEK Inc., uses industrial-strength thermal-imaging cameras to provide higher measurement density than traditional systems based on thermocouples. The system measures surface temperature once every 16 cm2, as compared with one measurement every 250 cm2 in thermocouple systems. Each camera records over 110,000 individual measurements, ensuring that even the smallest degradation can be detected. By measuring temperatures in more

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