This document provides specific guidance on the interpretation of infrared thermograms as part of a programme for condition monitoring and diagnostics of machine systems.
In addition, IR applications pertaining to machinery performance are addressed.
This document is intended to:
— provide guidance on establishing severity assessment criteria for anomalies identified by IRT;
— outline methods and requirements for carrying out thermography of machine systems, including safety recommendations;
— provide information on image interpretation, assessment criteria and reporting requirements.