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Understanding Cooled Vs Uncooled Optical Gas Imaging
Understanding Cooled Vs Uncooled Optical Gas Imaging Optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras have traditionally been designed with cooled IR detectors that offer several advantages over uncooled detectors, but often have higher costs. However, advancements in uncooled technologies have allowed OGI cameras manufacturers like FLIR to design and develop lower cost solutions to OGI industries. This article presents the advantages and disadvantages of cooled versus uncooled cameras and detectors in optical...  Continue Reading...
Understanding Filter Methods For Uncooled Optical Gas Imaging
Understanding Filter Methods For Uncooled Optical Gas Imaging Optical gas imaging with infrared cameras excels at detecting gas leaks, but some businesses that might find it useful are put off by the cost. Now a new generation of cameras that rely on uncooled detectors is bringing OGI to more users.  Continue Reading...
Optimizing Gas Detection Camera Performance And Safety
Optimizing Gas Detection Camera Performance And Safety Besides the simple automatic mode of operation in an infrared gas detection camera, there are several other techniques that further enhance the ability of an operator to detect gas streams. This article will explain how to optimize your gas detection camera’s performance, and offers tips on safety.  Continue Reading...
The Long Wave Gas Detection Camera
The Long Wave Gas Detection Camera The gas detection camera technique has a wide range of potential uses in the electrical distribution and chemical industries, all of which have positive benefits for the owner of the plant. It is an accepted Alternate Work Practice in the Method 21 leak detection procedure and has clear time, safety, and cost benefits over the conventional VOC meter or sniffer method. Although limited to a certain extent by environmental conditions, the camera...  Continue Reading...
Understanding The Mid Wave Gas Detection Camera
Understanding The Mid Wave Gas Detection Camera The gas detection camera technique has a wide range of potential uses in the petrochemical industry, all of which have positive benefits for the owner of the plant. It is an accepted Alternate Work Practice in the Method 21 leak detection procedure and has clear time and cost benefits over the conventional VOC meter or sniffer method. Although limited to a certain extent by environmental conditions, the camera has proven many times that it can...  Continue Reading...
Optical Gas Imaging Tools for the Oil and Gas Industry
Optical Gas Imaging Tools for the Oil and Gas Industry For decades, Infrared (IR) thermal imaging cameras have been used for a variety of oil and gas applications, including electrical/ mechanical inspections, tank level inspections, and even examinations of pipe integrity within process equipment. New optical gas imaging (OGI) technology has been developed in recent years which can “see” hydrocarbon gases and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are venting or leaking to the...  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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