Thermal imagers move beyond black & white
- Cool Tools for Hot Spots. // Fire Chief;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p86
Features handheld thermal-imaging cameras and sensors for firefighting operations. Microbolometer; Electronic thermal throttles; Standalone automatic cameras.
- Thermal imagers move beyond black & white. Klug, Ron // Fire Chief;Sep2003, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p82
Discusses developments related to thermal imagers, cameras and sensors for fire fighting applications. Basic components a thermal imaging system; Factors that must be taken into consideration by fire departments in the selection of thermal imagers.
- Point-and-shoot. Raimondi, John // Fire Chief;Mar2003, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p74
Features thermal imaging cameras that are used in a wide range of fire service applications. Impact of thermal imaging technology in a variety of hazardous environments; Use of thermal imaging cameras at structural fires; Application in search-and-rescue missions to help find missing persons;...
- TIPS FOR USING THERMAL IMAGING CAMERAS. Riker, John G. // Fire Engineering;May2002, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p18
Presents tips for using thermal imaging cameras as firefighting equipment. Ability to detect heat signatures; Improvement of the hoseline placement and ventilation; Indication of a more serious undetected problem.
- CANDID CAMERA. Manning, Bill // Fire Engineering;May2001, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p4
Discusses safety issues surrounding the growing popularity of thermal imaging cameras (TIC) as a standard part of firefighting equipment in the United States. Firefighters' need to train to operate TIC safely; Issue of intrinsic safety; Absence of safety standards for TIC design, manufacture,...
- Something's in the air. Manning, Gretchen; Lewis, Kimberly // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;May2002, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p50
Provides information about gas detectors used in firefighting. Types of gas detectors; Areas of application; Factors that must be considered when choosing a gas sensor. INSET: Calibration: Make it a habit.
- ISG Thermal Systems USA. // Fire Chief;Apr2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p92
The article evaluates the K1000 Elite imager from ISG Thermal Systems USA and offers information on the imager's resolution, TruView color and capability to produce still images during super-high temperature work such as firefighting.
- Thermal imager certification program available for fire service organizations. // Fire Chief;Sep2003, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p85
Reports on the Law Enforcement Thermographers' Association's (LETA) release of a full certification program for thermal imaging in the fire service. Concept of the multilevel fire service certification developed by LETA with Bullard; Contact information for the LETA certification program.
- THERMAL IMAGING. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;May2001, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p56
Focuses on the use of thermal imaging technology during fire disasters. Capability of the technology to allow firefighters find the source of fire; Reduction of unnecessary water damage to equipment and inventory; Advantages of thermal imager for the search and rescue of trapped people. INSET:...