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FLIR OGI Cameras Paired With UAVs To Detect Gas Leaks From The Air
FLIR OGI Cameras Paired With UAVs To Detect Gas Leaks From The Air Natural gas processing plants purify raw natural gas by removing certain contaminants. Since these contaminant gases are often dangerous for human exposure, a combination of UAV and optical gas imaging technology was tested for monitoring vast gas fields. This case study examines how the Al Hosn Shah Plant in Abu Dhabi uses the FLIR G300a optical gas camera for detecting gas leaks from the air.  Continue Reading...
Czech Utility Company Uses FLIR GF306 Optical Gas Imaging To Check For SF6 Leaks
Czech Utility Company Uses FLIR GF306 Optical Gas Imaging To Check For SF6 Leaks Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), an insulating gas in the distribution of high voltage electrical power, is a very potent greenhouse gas that can possibly leak from power equipment and cause many problems. Utility companies generally use optical gas imaging cameras to detect SF6 leaks in order to ensure the continuity of power distribution and limit the impact on the environment. This case study explains how a utility company in the Czech Republic...  Continue Reading...
FLIR ThermaCAM™ GasFindIR™ Camera Spots Methane Leaks, Prevents Gas Venting, Keeps Air Clean
FLIR ThermaCAM™ GasFindIR™ Camera Spots Methane Leaks, Prevents Gas Venting, Keeps Air Clean Waste treatment companies are increasingly turning to energy suppliers to create more streamlined waste disposal, treatment, neutralization, and recycling processes. The FLIR GasFindIR gas detection infrared camera is used to support these processes by providing immediate and tangible results. This application note describes how these gas detection infrared cameras are utilized to capture methane leaks, prevent gas venting, and keep air clean in ...  Continue Reading...
Tank Storage Monitoring With FLIR’s Intrinsically Safe Optical Gas Imaging Camera
Tank Storage Monitoring With FLIR’s Intrinsically Safe Optical Gas Imaging Camera In order to meet the increasing safety and environmental regulations for tank storage companies, the Belgian tank storage specialist ADPO relies on third party inspection agencies like The Sniffers to monitor its facilities for unwanted fugitive emissions. Inspectors from The Sniffers use the latest FLIR GFs320 optical gas imaging camera to monitor assets up to nine times faster than traditional TVA probes, and without the hassle of requesting a ...  Continue Reading...
Bayernoil Refinery Uses FLIR Gas Detection Cameras To Detect Leaks
Bayernoil Refinery Uses FLIR Gas Detection Cameras To Detect Leaks This case study follows Bayernoil, the biggest refinery in southern Germany, as they integrate a gas detection camera into their leak detection and repair programs.  Continue Reading...
FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Camera Helps Improve Environment And Safety At Borealis Stenungsund
FLIR Optical Gas Imaging Camera Helps Improve Environment And Safety At Borealis Stenungsund Petrochemical plants usually handle invisible gaseous hydrocarbons that could pose safety issues. Leak detection is of vital importance, especially when these gases are toxic, highly flammable, or have a negative impact on the environment. One petrochemical plant, the Borealis high-pressure, low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant in Stenungsund, Sweden, produces LDPE products for the cable and wire sector, and delivers ethylene, which is...  Continue Reading...
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Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging (qOGI) Technology With FLIR GF-Series Cameras: QL320™ Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging (qOGI) Technology With FLIR GF-Series Cameras: QL320™

The QL320™ is system designed with Providence Photonics’ new Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging (qOGI) technology that works solely with FLIR GFx320 or FLIR GF320 cameras. With this partnership, surveyors can measure mass leak rates or volumetric leak rates for most hydrocarbons. With usage capabilities at a variety of distances, operators can monitor hard to reach areas and storage tanks from a safe location.

Thermal Imaging Camera For Continuous Gas Leak Detection: FLIR A6604 Thermal Imaging Camera For Continuous Gas Leak Detection: FLIR A6604

The FLIR A6604 optical gas infrared imaging camera is designed for continuously scanning installations in remote areas or zones that are difficult to access. These cameras are widely used in industrial settings, such as oil refineries, natural gas processing plants, offshore platforms, chemical/petrochemical complexes, and biogas, and power generation plants. They are also able to detect harmful greenhouse gases that can seriously harm the environment.

Optical Gas Imaging Camera For Continuous Gas Leak Detection: G300 a Optical Gas Imaging Camera For Continuous Gas Leak Detection: G300 a

The FLIR G300 a optical gas infrared imaging camera is designed for continuously scanning installations in remote areas or zones that are difficult to access. These cameras are widely used in industrial settings, such as oil refineries, natural gas processing plants, offshore platforms, chemical/petrochemical complexes, and biogas, and power generation plants.

Infrared Camera For CO2 Leak Detection: FLIR GF343 Infrared Camera For CO2 Leak Detection: FLIR GF343

The GF343 is an infrared optical gas imaging camera designed to quickly and easily detect CO2 leaks from a safe distance. This non-contact CO2 detection technology helps prevent unplanned outages by permitting the inspection of equipment while it is still online in the course of normal operations.

Infrared Camera For SF6 Detection And Electrical Inspections: FLIR GF306 Infrared Camera For SF6 Detection And Electrical Inspections: FLIR GF306

FLIR offers the GF306 optical gas imaging camera designed to visualize and pinpoint SF6 and other gas emissions without the need to shut down operations. With the ability to quickly scan wide areas for leaks at safe distances, these cameras enable quicker repairs, and reduce revenue costs and safety concerns involved with gas-insulated substation and circuit breakers.

Infrared Cameras For Gas Leak Detection And Electrical Inspections: FLIR GF300/GF320 Infrared Cameras For Gas Leak Detection And Electrical Inspections: FLIR GF300/GF320

The FLIR GF300/GF320 cameras are designed for the detection of methane and Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) fugitive emissions that come from the production, transportation, and use of oil and natural gas. These cameras operate by scanning large-scale areas and visualize potential gas leaks in real-time. They are ideal for monitoring plants that are difficult to reach with contact measurement tools.

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  • GFx320 - Intrinsic Safety And Safe Zone Testimonial
    GFx320 - Intrinsic Safety And Safe Zone Testimonial

    Work place dangers are an everyday concern when surveying for fugitive methane emissions. At well sites, offshore rigs, production plants and more, there will always be the risk of leaking gases could collect in dangerous concentrations. As a solution, FLIR introduces its new GFx320 optical gas imaging (OGI) camera that is intrinsically safe to take on worksites.

  • Q&A: What is OGI?
    Q&A: What is OGI?

    What exactly is optical gas imaging (OGI) and how does it work? This Q&A video interview answers this question and more.

  • Q&A: Regular Thermal vs. OGI Cameras
    Q&A: Regular Thermal vs. OGI Cameras

    Can thermal imaging cameras see gas compounds? This Q&A video interview gives the answer and more.

  • OGI: Upstream Animation
    OGI: Upstream Animation

    This video demonstrates an upstream optical gas imaging (OGI) animation example.

  • OGI: Mainstream Animation
    OGI: Mainstream Animation

    This video demonstrates a mainstream optical gas imaging (OGI) animation example.

  • OGI: Downstream Animation
    OGI: Downstream Animation

    This video demonstrates a downstream optical gas imaging (OGI) animation example.

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