I worked as a power plant technician in Grupo Electrotécnica (Costa Rica), doing maintenance and installation of power plants. During this time, I wanted to determine if we could use termography to predict potential problems in power plants. It resulted that it was not quite easy to predict power plant problems using thermography. The reason is that the spatial temperatures depicted in the thermography are not accurate enough to make good predictions.

 

October - December 2011

 

 

Here are some power plant pictures and thermographies taken:

Power Plant Thermography

Diesel motor
Diesel motor
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Power plant
Power plant
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Belt
Belt
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Belt
Belt
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Escape turbine
Escape turbine
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Insonorized power plant
Insonorized power plant
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Heater
Heater
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Power plant
Power plant
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Power plant
Power plant
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