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Old 29-01-2014, 11:07   #1
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Thermal Imaging on Two Suzuki 115 HP Outboard Engines I Took During A Marine Survey

Hi, I thought I would share this with everyone. I have incorporated thermal imaging into my marine survey inspections for over two years now and I would not survey anything without the use of the thermal imaging camera. I have found much more in engines, generators, hulls, decks, and electric systems using this camera. The major benefit is by using thermal imaging it completely takes away any doubt as to what you are seeing when you locate an issue or problem. The video I have at the link below are of two Suzuki 115 HP outboard engines that were ran with a water hose at high idle during a survey. All of the thermal images taken were normal, but I wanted everyone to see the video to show how cool this technology is. The link is at:

Thermal Imaging of Two Suzuki Outboard Engines While Running - Marine Surveyor Palm Beach - YouTube
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Old 29-01-2014, 11:14   #2
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Re: Thermal Imaging on Two Suzuki 115 HP Outboard Engines I Took During A Marine Surv

That's awesome wish I had one It would make life easier diagnosing over heats and cooler blockages Nice vid
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Old 29-01-2014, 11:18   #3
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Re: Thermal Imaging on Two Suzuki 115 HP Outboard Engines I Took During A Marine Surv

Yes effective, some of the home inspectors are are using them here too. Makes wet insulation very easy to see, like x-ray vision for walls.
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Old 29-01-2014, 11:35   #4
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Re: Thermal Imaging on Two Suzuki 115 HP Outboard Engines I Took During A Marine Surv

You can get a 12V Dewalt Thermal imager for under $1000. Several other companies make small handheld units as well.

The are also good for night use, MOB, unlit vessels, etc.
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