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NEST and Infraspection Institute Announce Course Dates for UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE  August 25, 2015 – National Engineering Services & Trading Co. LLC announced today several new course dates for Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® training courses. Beginning November 25, the Infraspection Institute Level I and Level II courses will be available in Abu Dhabi.

Infraspection Institute Course Materials Licensee, Ahmed Samir, had this to say: “We are quite pleased to be working with Infraspection Institute. Our strategic alliance enables us to provide world-class training for clients seeking to utilize thermography for predictive maintenance and condition based monitoring.”

National Engineering Services & Trading Co. (NEST) was established in 1979 with the objective of providing specialized engineering services to industries in the United Arab Emirates. NEST represents a selected number of renowned manufacturers and establishments providing various technical services, engineering / scientific materials and equipment, technical expertise, and training.

Compliant with ISO and ASNT requirements, Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer® courses cover the application of thermal imaging for P/PM, Condition Assessment, Condition Monitoring, Quality Assurance, Forensic Investigations, and Building Sciences. Taught by highly-experienced certified thermographers, courses cover infrared theory, heat transfer concepts, equipment operation and selection, standards compliance, image analysis, and report generation.

During the Level I course, students are trained to identify and document thermal patterns caused by improper design, workmanship or material failure. Specific applications include: electrical distribution systems, mechanical systems, steam systems, refractory systems, underground piping, active thermography, building envelopes, and flat roofs. The Level II course covers advanced infrared theory and noncontact temperature measurement as well temperature limits for operating electrical and mechanical equipment.

Jim Seffrin, Director of Infraspection Institute, adds, “We are very pleased to be working with NEST. In addition to their experience in thermography, their staff brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise across the oil, gas, and power generation industries. We look forward to supporting their efforts as they educate their clients in the proper application of thermal imaging and noncontact temperature measurement.”

For more information including course dates and locations visit or call 97 15 6355 3539.