Skip to content

What non-contact temperature measurement technologies are being implemented into actual Industry 4.0 communications within heavy industries?

While global digitalization is progressing, non-contact temperature measurement equipment, like pyrometers, line scanners and thermal imagers, used in heavy industry applications often still provide the temperature data via analog connections (0/4 … 20 mA / 0 … 10 V) to the plant and process control systems or data logging systems.

Most modern equipment is now fully digital and provides multiple digital bidirectional interfacing. For example, thermal imagers can deliver a data stream, up to 3 million measurement values per detector pixel, via digital interfaces and protocols like industrial gigabit Ethernet.

Innovative smart functionalities, included in the latest pyrometers or imagers, enable pre-autonomous data processing with the process control and data logging systems. The AMETEK Land SPOT application pyrometer series and new thermal imaging range, including the recently released LWIR-640 long-wavelength smart thermal imager, enable digital transformation and integration in the Industry 4.0 environment.

WATCH OUR ON-DEMAND WEBINAR that describes the differences between existing analog equipment and new digital technologies, including smart and intelligent functionalities and interfaces for industrial non-contact temperature measurement. It explains the existing and future interfacing and data communication opportunities available and associated benefits and introduces new smart industrial thermal imagers, scanners and pyrometers, their advantages and application examples.

E360 Webinar


















Watch the webinar on-demand.
Learn more about our temperature measurement solutions.

Archives

Skip Navigation Links.
Collapse 2022(23)2022(23)
Collapse September(1)September(1)
What is Background Radiation? And Why is it Important to Compensate for it?
Collapse August(3)August(3)
Thermal Imaging Accuracy for Furnace Applications
How Long Does My Lancom 4 Probe Need to Be?
Should I Choose an Air-cooled or Water-cooled Thermal Imaging Camera for my Furnace?
Collapse July(3)July(3)
Complete Open Gateways with the NIR-B-2K-Glass Thermal Imager to Have Digital 4.0 Data Exchange and SCADA
How Do I Perform an Audit on my Opacity Monitor?
Why Should You Use AMETEK Land Application Support to Choose the Right Pyrometer Instead of Purchasing Directly From the Internet?
Collapse June(4)June(4)
What Makes Stored Biomass Self-Ignite?
Optimising Fired Heaters using Thermal Imaging Solutions
Can the LWIR-640 be Used to Monitor the Refractory Condition of a Ladle?
What Are The Key Benefits of Using a SPOT Pyrometer with a SPOT Actuator?
Collapse May(3)May(3)
Reducing Energy Consumption & CO2 Emissions by using Continuous Furnace Outside Shell Monitoring with Stationary Industrial Thermal Imaging
Take a Tour Around The IMAGEPro Version 2 Software Interface
How to Set Glass Leak Alarms with the LWIR-640 Thermal Imager and Its IMAGEPro Software?
Collapse April(2)April(2)
Will a 1 µm and 3.9 µm Pyrometer or Thermal Imager Read the Same Tube Wall Temperatures (TWTs)? If Not, Which Value is Correct?
Do I Need a NOx Converter On My Flue Gas Monitor?
Collapse March(2)March(2)
How to Use the NIR-Borescope-2K with IMAGEPro-Glass in Float Furnaces
How to Monitor the Outside Condition of a Glass Furnace?
Collapse February(4)February(4)
What Are NOx and SOx and Why Are They Important?
How to Spot Damage in Modern Lime Kilns Using Thermal Surveys
How can accurate temperature and emissions monitoring improve efficiency, quality and sustainability?
What non-contact temperature measurement technologies are being implemented into actual Industry 4.0 communications within heavy industries?
Collapse January(1)January(1)
Measuring Gas Temperatures in a Boiler with the CDA Pyrometer
Expand 2021(21)2021(21)
Expand 2020(14)2020(14)
Expand 2019(15)2019(15)
Expand 2018(10)2018(10)