Thermographic Services

Refractory Surveys

Graeme Stewart the Technical Director of MBG Thermographic Surveys (Pty) Ltd says that the use of thermography in this field has always been under utilised in Africa.
This, he says, means that the engineer has not had the use of a very powerful tool to identify faults at the earliest opportunity.
He goes on to say that to ensure that the kilns are operating efficiently and effectively it is important that all are surveyed on a continuous basis. The very least the equipment should be covered once a year, but ideally this should be done once in the summer months and once in the winter months. He goes on to say that an inexpensive survey and the prompt repairing of the tiles identified by the thermographer will ensure this.

Graeme Stewart, as the Technical Director, and an internationally qualified & certified thermographer, warns companies that a thermographer is a specialist in analysing the images produced by the thermographer whilst on site. A person without the specialised training cannot accurately inform the client of the danger of the faults detected, he says.

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