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The LWIR-640 Provides Continuous and Reliable Temperature Measurements


AMETEK Land’s offer latest thermal imager offers reliable, continuous temperature measurements and smart functionalities for a growing range of industrial and environmental applications.


Providing continuous and reliable temperature measurements in harsh industrial and environmental conditions, the LWIR-640 long-wavelength thermal imager delivers a full temperature measurement range of -20 to 1000 °C (32 to 1832 °F) in three ranges. It also offers a choice of different optics and field of view (FOV) options.

Advanced image quality is achieved through the imager’s high-pixel thermal resolution, with unmatched homogeneity across the entire image. With its smart Industry 4.0 capabilities, integrated webserver and autonomous functionalities, bi-directional I/O options, robust measurements, and thermographic imagery, the LWIR-640 is ideal for use in a range of applications, including automation, machine vision, and process control.

The LWIR-640 thermal imager is ideal for accurate and reliable temperature measurements in critical industrial applications, including blast furnaces. It allows plant operators to remotely detect any problems, such as structural damage, which could cause downtime or unsafe conditions. It can also help ensure process materials are kept at the correct temperature levels as they are transported.

Other applications include flare stacks or pilot flame detection in the petrochemical industry, hot-spot detection in storage, and monitoring furnace shells, transformers, battery charging stations, or substations.

Users will see the measurements and clear, detailed thermal profiles through live streaming of temperature images at up to 60 frames per second. This will allow them to continuously control, document, and visualise the industrial process.

Configuration is simple using the integrated webserver, with all smart-intelligent functions and I/O options, ensuring that an on-site view of the image is possible without the need for additional software. This provides easy camera access, control, and setup, and enables the camera to be used autonomously or integrated into existing or new processes.

The thermal imagers are easily integrated into new or existing process control systems, providing smart system solutions for process monitoring and control applications.

The power over ethernet (PoE) GBit-Ethernet one-cable connection provides easy installation and maintenance, leading to Industry 4.0 opportunities, and integration into plant control systems and data managing systems. In addition to the picture and thermal high-resolution and image qualities, it opens up completely autonomous operation, on-board I/O’s and an integrated web server, ready for IoT and INDUSTRY 4.0 interfacing and bi-directional data communication.

An extensive range of accessories is available for the LWIR-640, including enclosures for cooling and protection, as well as mechanical and electrical accessories.

Manfred Hayk, Global Infrared (IR) Product Manager at AMETEK Land, said: “The LWIR-640 is an important part of our leading family of stationary thermal imaging cameras and furnace thermal imaging systems.

“Covering the full range of industrial applications, temperature and spectral ranges, this smart camera family is ground-breaking. In conjunction with the advanced IMAGEPro thermal imaging process control software, a variety of thermography-based application solutions can be implemented to optimise, document and control processes, as well as save energy and emissions such as CO2.”

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