Composite Inspection

Thermal non-destructive testing can detect internal defects through target excitation and the observation of thermal differences on a target surface. It is a valuable tool for detecting voids, delaminations, and water inclusion in composites.

Composite Inspection Video Gallery


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Composite Inspection White Papers

Download white papers to learn more about how others are using infrared technology in the Composite Inspection field.

Joining Techniques

FLIR thermal imaging cameras help -researchers monitor and evaluate -innovative joining techniques

At the Laboratory for Materials and Joining Technology (LWF), part of the University of Paderborn in Germany, researchers particularly focus on the development of joining techniques for Composite Inspection. Read customer success story


FLIR thermal imaging cameras monitor the quality of vessel constructions

In their efforts to quantify water stress and study water productivity, researchers at the USDA are relying on thermal imaging cameras from FLIR Systems. Read customer success story

Material failures in bikes

FLIR thermal imaging cameras help detect material failures in bikes

Modern bike frames are made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastics, which is exceptionally light and strong. But the way these frames behave in case of failure is fundamentally different from the old metal frames. Read customer success story

FLIR Partners

Thermal Wave Imaging

FLIR Infrared Cameras for Composite Inspection Applications

Entry Level Products

FLIR A325sc IR Camera

FLIR A325sc IR Camera

Designed from the ground up to deliver the accurate thermographic imaging and repeatable temperature measurements you need in your R&D applications.


FLIR A655sc IR Camera

FLIR A655sc IR Camera

An Uncooled detector, high resolution, and all of the cutting-edge functionality the A655sc brings affordable research and science thermal imaging and measurement to a whole new level.



Performance Level Products

FLIR A6700sc LWIR and MWIR Cameras

FLIR A6750sc Cameras

Designed for electronics inspections, medical thermography, manufacturing monitoring, and non-destructive testing, the camera is ideal for high-speed thermal events and fast-moving targets.


FLIR SC7000 Series IR Camera

FLIR SC7000 Series IR Cameras

Specifically designed for academic and industrial research and science applications as well as integrators who require a flexible camera with high sensitivity, accuracy, spatial resolution, and speed at an affordable cost.



Advanced Level Products

FLIR SC6000 Series MWIR Camera

FLIR SC6000 Series Cameras

The versatile FLIR SC6000 Series cameras give you high speed and high resolution imagery in a package that’s easy to use yet flexible in configurations for just about any scientific or research application.


FLIR SC8000 HD Series IR Camera

FLIR SC8000 HD Series IR Cameras

High definition MWIR imagery from a highly sensitive cooled InSb detector, the sc8000 Series provides superb resolution, and lightning fast frame and data rates for extreme imaging flexibility and data capture capability.


FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series Thermal Imaging Cameras

FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series IR Cameras

The FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series thermal imaging cameras are designed to provide the best thermal measurement performance together with the most advanced connectivity. Ideal for Scientists and R&D professionals.