Compact IR camera for industrial applications

May 28th, 2018, Published in Articles: PositionIT

Instrotech is offering the latest thermal imaging camera Optris PI 05M. The camera works at a spectral response of 500 to 540 nm, which is suited to applications with molten metal. Another advantage of this spectral range is the lower dependency on changing emissivities. In addition, this camera model is dedicated to all laser processing applications through blocking of radiation above 540 nm, which minimises errors due to the uncertainty of emissivity. The PI 05M has a wide temperature measurement range of 900 °C to 2000 °C without sub-ranges and comes with the same features as the PI 1M, such as fast 1 kHz frame rate with a direct output of a selectable region of 8 x 8 pixels and fast 1 kHz line scanning. Applications of the PI 05M includes iron sand casting of truck axles and automotive parts. It can also be used with varying alloys (different emissivities); hot spot function with peak hold; melting furnace, ring rolling, averaging and peak hold; replacement of ratio pyrometers; steel tapping; steel slabs coming out of a furnace; and quality inspection in laser welding.

Contact Instrotech, Tel 010 595-1831,