Burlington, NJ October 28, 2016 -- Infraspection Institute has announced the release of updated versions of its popular series of Standards for infrared thermography. All eleven Standards have been revised to keep abreast of technological and industry changes.
Jim Seffrin, Director of Infraspection Institute, states, “We are very excited about the release of our updated standards. The past several months have seen significant changes within the infrared inspection industry especially in the area of thermal imaging equipment. The 2016 version of our Standards addresses these changes and provides clear and concise procedures for the proper use of thermal imaging equipment and outlines best practices for infrared inspections.”
Recognizing the need for standardized procedures, Infraspection Institute began publishing guidelines for thermography in 1993. Since their initial publication, Infraspection Institute guidelines have been adopted by hundreds of companies worldwide and incorporated into documents published by recognized standards organizations such as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Beginning in 2007, Infraspection Institute guidelines were updated and renamed as standards to reflect their industry-wide acceptance and the best practices they embody.
Seffrin adds, “The advent of low cost infrared imaging equipment has made the technology available to nearly everyone; however, not all imaging systems are capable of producing accurate results. In revising our Standards, we set out to place consumer needs first by establishing minimum requirements for thermal imaging equipment and updating inspection requirements, as appropriate. The 2016 edition of the Infraspection Standards is a ‘must-have’ for anyone who specifies, performs, or oversees infrared inspections.”
Copies of all Infraspection Standards are available in PDF format and may be purchased individually or as a complete set by calling Infraspection Institute at 609-239-4788 or visiting the Infraspection Online Store.