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Boiler Steam Lines

Infrared Thermography or IR imaging scanning can observe conditions on power systems, refractory insulation problems, determine build up in process vessels, building envelopes, heat loss in homes. IR scanning is great for developing a PMP on boiler systems and other frequent equipment needing observations. Infrared excels to look at in-floor heating prior to concrete coring or cutting. IR also detects for electrical panels and power supply units such as bearings in motors heat signatures We are located in the Edmonton Area and cover all video inspection work in Western Canada, Alberta and the Oil Sands in Fort McMurray.

Maverick Inspection was contracted to scan the steam lines at a large power generation facility. The survey was an integral part of the early implementation of an energy conservation plan. Poorly insulated lines were identified throughout the plant. Heat loss was evident even on lines that had been re-insulated as recently as 2 years prior to inspection. In this image, poor or damaged insulation is apparent on the U-bend of the upper line and on the right-hand portion of the lower line. With the rising costs of fuel, energy efficiency has become a greater priority for industry.