The 15 “Hottest” Electrical Problems You’ll Find Lurking in Facilities

Are you using thermography as part of your electrical preventive maintenance program? If not, you should “see” what you’re missing.

JR Smith is director of thermography services for Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. and a Level-III thermographer. With the help of Bill Viot and Norm Gaver (both HSB Level-II thermographers), they have combined more than 50 years of experience in the thermography business to show how 15 electrical disasters were averted using thermography. The success of a thermography program critically depends on the skill level of the thermographer interpreting the image.

After seeing these examples of impending disasters, you’ll be wondering what “invisible” disasters are lurking in your facility!

For more information on thermography check out: http://www.munichre.com/HSB/thermography/index.html.

JR can be reached at Ronald_Smith_Jr@hsb.com.

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