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Infrared cameras: the heat is on at FLIR

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article image FLIR infrared cameras can be re-calibrated annually in Melbourne.

Owners of infrared cameras from FLIR Systems Australia can now have their cameras re-calibrated annually thanks to a new FLIR Systems service laboratory opened in Melbourne.  

Re-calibration up to 1500 degrees C is now possible at the fully accredited facility at FLIR Systems Australian head office at Notting Hill.  

All FLIR infrared cameras should be checked annually for accuracy and to comply with quality assurance certification.  

Maintaining the infrared camera’s calibration accuracy ensures the camera’s electronics convert radiance values to correct temperatures using the known emissivity of the target object.  

The Notting Hill laboratory is fully equipped to handle ‘blackbody’ measurements at known temperatures, radiance levels, emissivities and distances – a service to keep the infrared camera ‘within-spec’ and up until now only available by shipping cameras overseas.  

Roger Christiansz, Managing Director FLIR Systems Australia: “ Cameras can now be fully serviced, repaired and re-calibrated here in Australia. This not only represents a significant cost saving for our clients in reduced freight and handling, it also minimises the disruption and downtime to their business, ensuring they can continue to provide an accurate and reliable service with their instruments regularly calibrated.”  

The laboratory is equipped to handle all FLIR cameras as well as Agema, Inframetrics, Cedip and Indigo brands.  

Service Manager Mehmet Mehmet has 12 years experience in FLIR infrared cameras and all aspects of maintenance, warranty and camera service. Factory trained by FLIR Systems in Sweden, Belgium, England and France, Mehmet is assisted by IR electronics trainee Michael Clark.

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