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Are you new to thermography or perhaps need a quick refresher on the basics of infrared? If so, ITC's live online tutorials and on-demand tutorials are just for you! Join us online - on your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone - for any of the following FREE sessions.

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Upcoming ITC Live Online Tutorials

Optical Gas Imaging with IR Explained

Optical Gas Imaging with IR Explained

Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 11:00a.m. EDT USA (View it in your local time)
Presented by: Ron Lucier, ITC

An overview of how thermal imaging technology is successfully used for gas leak detection. Learn what type of infrared camera is needed, examples of gases that can be identified, environmental conditions required, safety considerations, and much more. A basic overview of thermal science will also be discussed to demonstrate how this application works as well as what thermographers who are using this technology can do to get the most out of their equipment.

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FLIR Tools+ and Report Studio

FLIR Tools+ and Report Studio

Date: Friday, Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 02:00p.m. EDT USA (View it in your local time)
Presented by: Bill Schwahn, ITC

FLIR Tools+ with Report Studio is an upgrade to the popular FLIR Tools software, designed to provide an easy way to create robust inspection reports using Microsoft Word. This live webcast will demonstrate the process of designing a new template using the Word add-in. We will then proceed with importing and analyzing some images using FLIR Tools+. Finally, we will create a new inspection report from the Tools+ image library, and from the new Report Studio Wizard.

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The Basics of FLIR Tools

The Basics of FLIR Tools

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 11:00a.m. EST USA (View it in your local time)
Presented by: Jason Gagnon, ITC

FLIR Tools is a free software program designed to provide an easy way to create basic inspection reports. It also acts as the portal through which you can update and maintain the firmware of your FLIR thermal imager. This live webcast will cover the basics of using the FLIR Tools software to create a simple report as well as how to import, edit and analyze thermal images.

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Top 5 Uses of IR in Mechanical Systems

Top 5 Uses of IR in Mechanical Systems

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 2:00p.m. EST USA (View it in your local time)
Presented by: Rusty Bushee, ITC

This live tutorial will explore the most common uses of thermal imaging when inspecting mechanical systems including motors, pumps, bearings and more. Learn what types of thermal patterns can be detected and what they indicate, plus the limitations of the technology when utilized for this particular application.

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Getting Started with sUAS and Aerial Thermal Imaging

Getting Started with sUAS and Aerial Thermal Imaging

Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
Time: 11:00a.m. EST USA (View it in your local time)
Presented by: Bill Schwahn, ITC

This tutorial is designed to introduce you to the world of aerial infrared thermography by describing the potential applications, types of equipment, business opportunities, and regulations one needs to consider if entering this new and rapidly growing field of thermal imaging.

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IR & Electrical Safety - NFPA 70E 2018 Update

IR & Electrical Safety - NFPA 70E 2018 Update

Date: Friday, February 9, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM EST USA (View it in your local time)
Presented by: John Waggoner, ITC

When inspecting electrical systems, thermographers are exposed to the potential of electrical shock or arc flash. This live tutorial will discuss the latest information regarding the 2018 NFPA 70E, the standard for electrical safety in the workplace, and how it applies to infrared thermography and electrical applications.

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Basics of Infrared Thermography

Basics of Infrared Thermography

Date: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 11:00a.m. EST USA (View it in your local time)
Presented by: Matt Schwoegler, ITC

New to IR and thinking about getting certified? Join us first to learn the basics of infrared thermography. This tutorial will discuss what an infrared camera can do and provide a brief overview of the various application areas where the technology is successfully utilized.

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ITC Tutorials On-Demand

 

Using Text Annotations to Optimize Infrared Reports

Using Text Annotations to Optimize Infrared Reports

The ability to produce effective reports quickly is a critical component of any successful infrared program. One such way to improve your report writing capabilities is through the use of text annotations. This tutorial will cover how to utilize this feature, helping you generate reports more efficiently by populating important data points while still in the field.

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The Basics of Building Moisture Inspections

Overview of Residential Building Inspections

Thermal imaging can help us locate areas of missing insulation and air leakage bypasses in residential buildings that waste energy and increase costs. This live tutorial will demonstrate how IR is applied in building envelope inspections for residential properties and the types of thermal patterns that a thermographer will encounter.

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Basics of Report Studio Template Design

Basics of Report Studio Template Design

FLIR Tools with Report Studio is designed to provide an easy way to create robust inspection reports for your infrared program. This live tutorial will cover an overview of using the new Report Studio, specifically the basics of template design, so you can get the most out of this valuable software program for thermographers..

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Overview of IR Camera Specifications

Overview of IR Camera Specifications

New to thermography and thinking about purchasing a thermal imager? Already have an infrared camera, but are unsure of its capabilities? We will breakdown and explain some of the more important IR camera specifications that are found in the product manuals and data sheets, including a few that are often misunderstood and some that you might not know about.

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FLIR Tools and Report Studio Basics

FLIR Tools and Report Studio Basics

FLIR Tools is a software suite designed to provide an easy way to create inspection reports for your infrared program. It also acts as the portal through which you can update and maintain the firmware of your thermal imager. This live webcast will cover an overview of using the FLIR Tools software and the new Report Studio. Learn how to import, edit and analyze thermal images and create a basic inspection report that effectively communicates what problems the thermographer has detected with their infrared camera.

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Basics of Thermal Imaging for Condition Monitoring

Basics of Thermal Imaging for Condition Monitoring

Learn where thermal imaging is best applied in electrical and mechanical maintenance applications. This webinar will cover the conditions needed, the types of thermal patterns detected and the proper inspection procedures one should follow if using IR for condition monitoring. Hosted by UE Systems and presented by the Infrared Training Center.

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nfrared Thermography for Beginners

Infrared Thermography for Beginners

New to IR and thinking about getting certified? Join us first to learn the basics of infrared thermography. This tutorial will discuss what an infrared camera can do and provide a brief overview of the various application areas where the technology is utilized.

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Tips for Capturing Great Thermal Images

Tips for Capturing Great Thermal Images

This live tutorial will address how to capture quality thermal data with your infrared camera, covering some of the basics of infrared imaging that all thermographers should understand.

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The Basics of Fluke SmartView® Software Tutorial

The Basics of Fluke SmartView® Software

This tutorial will show you how to set-up Fluke SmartView®, perform basic image editing and analysis, configure the Quick Report settings and output a basic final report document using the Quick Report feature. It is also designed for ITC trained thermographers with Fluke thermal imagers who require guidance on using the software to complete the Field Assignment portion of their infrared certification.

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How to Create a Report with FLIR Tools

How to Create a Report with FLIR Tools

This live tutorial will cover how to import, edit and conduct basic analysis of your thermal images using the FLIR Tools software, plus how to create simple reports with the program's available built-in templates.

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The Basics of Unmanned Aerial Systems and Thermal Imaging

The Basics of Unmanned Aerial Systems and Thermal Imaging

This tutorial is designed to introduce you to the world of aerial infrared thermography by describing the potential applications, types of equipment, business opportunities, and regulations one needs to consider if entering this new and rapidly growing field of thermography.

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The Basics of Building Moisture Inspections

The Basics of Building Moisture Inspections

This tutorial covers the basics of a building moisture inspection including the various thermal patterns detected. We'll touch briefly on some of the physics behind how IR works for this application.

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Overview of IR Optical Gas Imaging

Overview of Optical Gas Imaging

An overview of how thermal imaging technology is successfully used for gas leak detection. Learn what type of infrared camera is needed, examples of gases that can be identified, environmental conditions required, safety considerations, and much more. A basic overview of thermal science will also be discussed to demonstrate how this application works as well as what thermographers who are using this technology can do to get the most out of their equipment.

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HVAC and IR Inspection Basics Webinar

HVAC and IR Inspection Basics

This tutorial will provide a basic overview of how IR is applied when inspecting HVAC equipment. It will include a number of real-world examples where the technology helps contractors better diagnose faults and improve their efficiency while working on HVAC systems.

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Certification and Qualification for Thermographers

Certification and Qualification for Thermographers 

Join us for an overview of thermography certification as well as the industry standards, guidelines and protocols that thermographers must understand and follow when performing certain professional activities. This tutorial will present an overview of these and how being properly qualified is essential for one to be successful with the technology.

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Basics of Using IR for Home Inspections

Basics of IR for Home Inspections

This tutorial will provide an overview of where and how thermal imaging can assist you during a property inspection. Whether it is locating insulation and air leakage issues, detecting potential moisture and mold problems, or finding hot spots in electrical systems, thermal imaging provides an important data point that your eyes may fail to see or that your other diagnostic tools may miss entirely.

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Why New Thermographers Need Infrared Training Tutorial

Why New Thermographers Need Infrared Training

In this session we will provide a focus on common technical mistakes made by new and untrained thermographers.

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FLIR Tools+ Advanced Software

FLIR Tools+ Advanced Software

FLIR Tools+, the upgraded version of FLIR Tools, contains advanced features for thermographers, and thermography programs, seeking more flexibility and utility from their infrared reporting software. If you're considering an upgrade to FLIR Tools+, but are not sure of the many benefits, this tutorial is for you.

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Camera Maintenance Best Practices

Camera Maintenance Best Practices 

This tutorial addresses the best practices of maintaining and servicing a thermal imager.

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Mechanical Insulation Basics

Mechanical Insulation Basics 

This tutorial will help attendees understand the basics of how thermal imaging is used to identify missing and/or damaged mechanical insulation throughout a number of different industries and across a variety of equipment types.

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IR & Electrical Safety - The Latest on NFPA 70E

IR & Electrical Safety - The Latest on NFPA 70E

When inspecting electrical systems, thermographers are exposed to the potential of electrical shock or, far worse, an arc flash. This live tutorial will discuss the latest information regarding NFPA 70E, the standard for electrical safety in the workplace. We will briefly address the basics of electrical safety as it relates to infrared thermography, plus provide an important overview of how NFPA 70E applies to thermographers inspecting electrical systems.

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Thermal Imaging for Furnace Inspections

Thermal Imaging for Furnace Inspections

This tutorial will explain what’s required to conduct furnace inspections including the type of infrared imaging equipment that’s used as well as the proper training and certification of personnel. The basics of thermal patterns detected will be discussed as well as an overview of the challenges faced if attempting temperature measurements in these environments.

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