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Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz — July 5, 2017

Thermographic camera technology is fantastic; it’s the implementation that’s bad.

Last year, the maintenance department acquired a thermographic camera. Larry, the senior electrician, performs all of the thermography. This particular camera was specified for its simplicity and ease of operation, thus as the plant engineer said, “Avoiding the need to send someone to school to learn how to use the thing.”

Over the past year, Larry found 62 hot connections in various panels. All of these were tightened during occasional short shutdowns for retooling, shift

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