The delivery of reliable electrical power and other utility services is essential in our demanding technological world. Manufacturers operating 24/7 depend on it to remain profitable as do commercial enterprises at all levels. It’s critical in everyday life, at home, on the road, in business and for public safety. That’s why the most successful utility companies take every precaution to prevent sudden outages, and why thermal imaging has become a core predictive maintenance tool in their ongoing inspection programs. They depend on thermal imaging for intensive regular substation surveys as well as quick safety checks of energized equipment before beginning maintenance work – anything that will help them avoid costly service interruptions and exorbitant equipment losses.
A bad connection on a transmission line shows up as a clear hot spot in the infrared image. A bad connection results in increased resistance and the current flow generates excessive temperature that can easily be detected with infrared thermography. If not attended to this connection might break, resulting in loss of power.
Protect the Environment
FLIR's specialized GF-Series optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras not only protect customers from service interruptions, they also protect public safety and the eco-system by helping to detect dangerous natural gas leaks, the sources of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) emissions, and other leakages. Learn more about gas imaging
Choose the thermal imaging product that is right for you:
NEW FLIR C-Series
Professional Thermal Imaging in Your Pocket
FLIR C-Series is the world's first full-featured, pocket-sized thermal camera designed for building applications. Use it to point out energy waste, structural defects, plumbing clogs, HVAC issues, and other problems.
FLIR TG165 Spot Thermal Camera
The FLIR TG165 gives you the advantage of thermal imaging to discover temperature issues you can’t see with a typical IR thermometer.
With Thermal, Visible & MSX® Imaging
Easier than a smartphone, only FLIR’s E4 thru E8 line offers such an unprecedented choice to new thermographers and seasoned pros alike, starting at !
New FLIR Exx-Series
Advanced Thermal Imaging Cameras
FLIR redesigned the Exx-Series from the handle up to deliver the best performance, resolution, and sensitivity of any pistol-grip handheld thermal camera.
Professional Thermal Imaging Cameras
T-Series cameras offer superior sensitivity, high resolutions, and the image clarity of UltraMax® and MSX®, so you can find leaks and building faults quickly and easily. With ergonomic designs and customizations to fit your needs, T-Series cameras are the ultimate tools to streamline your workday.
FLIR Test & Measurement Instruments
Leveraging our 50 year history as the world's largest supplier of thermal imaging technology to military, government, and commercial customers, FLIR introduces a new line of test & measurement instruments built upon our commitment to innovation, quality, and reliability.
FLIR IR Windows
Eliminate the need for opening electrical enclosures and protect yourself from the threat of arc flash injuries with new FLIR IR Windows.