20 March 1985 Economics Of Thermographic Predictive Maintenance Inspections
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Abstract
A data base of 3901 electrical problems discovered in industrial thermographic inspections is analyzed. Covering 165 days of field work, the data provide a basis for determining cost:benefit ratios. Analysis shows that an industrial plant can effect a $41,400/year savings by fully utilizing an inspection and repair procedure costing $2180.
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George S. Baird, George S. Baird, "Economics Of Thermographic Predictive Maintenance Inspections", Proc. SPIE 0520, Thermosense VII: Thermal Infrared Sensing for Diagnostics and Control, (20 March 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946153; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.946153
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