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New Thermal Imaging Cameras For Infrared Temperature Measurement And Industrial Monitoring

03-15-2012 07:03 AM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: LumaSense Technologies

New Thermal Imaging Cameras For Infrared Temperature Measurement And Industrial Monitoring

New Thermal Imaging Cameras For Infrared Temperature Measurement And Industrial Monitoring

LumaSense's highly configurable IR thermal imager product line MC320 offers low temperature and high temperature imaging solutions for a broad range of thermal applications

Santa Clara, California, March 14, 2012 - LumaSense Technologies, Inc. has introduced a new line of highly configurable thermal imaging cameras specifically designed for use in harsh environments ( ). The MC320 line for infrared thermography features uniquely configured optics and detectors that enable the cameras to be tuned to specific infrared wavelengths and optimal performance to best suit a particular application. This flexibility means the MC320 platform is a cost-effective solution for a wide range of applications including process control, predictive maintenance, safety and critical vessel monitoring.

Integrating the infrared camera expertise acquired from Mikron Infrared Inc. and the Vanadium Oxide (VOx) detector technology recently acquired from infrared detector maker ITC, the MC320 line will become LumaSense’s flagship platform for its fixed industrial thermal imaging solutions. Leveraging this integrated approach between camera design, optics and detectors coupled with LumaSense’s comprehensive software will enable a wide variety of turnkey solutions for various industries such as energy, steel, glass, and refining, among others.

"One size does not fit all in the world of industrial infrared imaging," said Brett Sargent, Vice President/General Manager of Products at LumaSense. "The MC320 line enables LumaSense to offer highly accurate, flexible thermal imaging solutions to a wide variety of industries. With the MC320 IR imaging camera platform, we can cost-effectively customize the lens, power source, calibration profile and even the wavelength detected to provide the best possible temperature measurement solution."

The majority of industrial thermal IR cameras on the market are long wave cameras operating in the 7-14 micron wavelengths, which are best suited to applications with lower temperatures and in environment without interference. Mid-wave cameras operating in the 3-7 micron spectrum are particularly effective for seeing through interference such as flames and also perform well when measuring the temperature of highly reflective materials such as glass and plastics, but historically have used exotic and expensive detector materials.

The new thermal imager platform MC320 for non-contact temperature measurement supports the widest range of mid-wave VOx based cameras available on the market today applying application specific wavelengths and temperature ranges. Each stationary thermal imager model is tuned to perform in the most demanding industrial applications providing the best sensitivity and thermal image quality (thermovision) available in this price range measuring on metal and ceramics, on non-metal surfaces, through flames and hot gases, and glass surfaces with typical applications in monitoring vessels and furnaces, rolling processes, rotary kilns, and quality monitoring in glass production.

About LumaSense Technologies™

LumaSense Technologies, Inc. ( ) provides temperature and gas sensing solutions that optimize the performance of equipment, environments and organizations. We are a trusted partner to both end-user and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), drawing on our proven technologies and deep industry expertise to develop state-of-the-art infrared and fiber optic temperature sensors, radiometric thermal imagers and gas analyzers. With offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas, LumaSense is ideally positioned to serve the needs of the energy, industrial and clean technology markets worldwide.

LumaSense Technologies Inc.
Johannes Overhues
3301 Leonard Court
Santa Clara, CA 95054
+1 800 631 0176

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