Detect hot spots

By Staff September 1, 1999

Problem: IR thermoscans help to spot developing electrical problems, but what if an unseen trouble spot develops between thermography sessions?

Solution: Install inexpensive self adhesive temperature indicating strips on the fronts of dead-front electrical disconnects that are much used or heavily loaded. Potential problems can be spotted at a glance.

Contributor: Wayne A. Madsen, Terry Farms Inc., Princeton, IL; 815-875-4436