Automotive Inspection

The automobile industry invests more in research and development than any other industry with the aim to produce more efficient, safer, and higher performing automobiles. Being able to bring reliable new models faster to the market is one of the key factors of success in the automobile industry. Thermal imaging allows automotive engineers to improve the designs of air bag systems, validate the efficiencies of heating and cooling systems, quantify thermal impacts on tire wear, perform quality checks on bonds and welds, and much more...


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Automotive White Papers & Application Stories

Download white papers and Application Stories to learn more about how others are using infrared technology in the automotive field.

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Students use thermal imaging for developing Solar Car

Every other year since 1987, teams from all over the world are participating at the World Solar Challenge in Australia. In a friendly competition the teams depart Darwin with their own designed and build solar cars aiming to be the first to arrive in Adelaide, about 3,000 km to the south.

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FLIR thermal imaging cameras support research into fuel cell and battery technology

Fuel cells can be used as a source of heat and electricity for buildings, and as a power source for electric motors. At the University College London (UCL), researchers are developing  this technology for commercialized applications.

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Thermal imaging helps to build high-performance electrical racing car

Every year, engineering students from around the world are challenged to design and build a single-seat racing car in order to demonstrate their knowledge and talent. In a worldwide competition, called Formula Student.

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High-resolution FLIR camera brings science to the racing track

Engine pre-heating systems are becoming an ever more valuable asset and even a competitive advantage on today's car racing tracks. Many racing professionals acknowledge the value of this technology, because it helps them prevent engine wear, poor performance on the track and even the loss of hard dollars.

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High speed thermal cameras – the need for speed

Measuring heat with thermocouples or spot pyrometers can leave you with an incomplete picture of a device’s thermal properties. Infrared cameras, on the other hand, capture thousands of points of high speed thermal measurement, showing you exactly where heat is flaring up, and how fast.

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Next Generation IR Technologies Solve High Speed Automotive Testing Challenges

Product research and development on internal combustion engines, brake rotors and tires, and high speed airbags are just a few of the areas that truly benefit from high speed, high sensitivity thermal characterization testing.

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FLIR Infrared Cameras for Automotive Applications

Entry Level Products

 
Thermal Bench Top Test Kits

Thermal Bench Top Test Kits

Together with the kit’s lens choices and time vs. temperature plotting software, FLIR now offers the most dependable infrared solution to help paint the complete picture.

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FLIR A325sc IR Camera

FLIR A325sc IR Camera

Designed from the ground up to deliver the accurate thermographic imaging and repeatable temperature measurements you need in your R&D applications.

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FLIR T400-Series IR Cameras

FLIR T400-Series IR Cameras

Portable, ergonomic, and easy-to-use, FLIR’s T-Series infrared cameras provide excellent infrared image quality at an affordable cost and with innovative features.

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Performance Level Products

 
FLIR A655sc IR Camera

FLIR A655sc IR Camera

An Uncooled detector, high resolution, and all of the cutting-edge functionality the A655sc brings affordable research and science thermal imaging and measurement to a whole new level.

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FLIR T600-Series IR Cameras

FLIR T600-Series IR Cameras

Thermal research camera with high-resolution thermal and daylight imagery, small spot size for precise results, and reliable temperature measurement accuracy at an affordable price

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Advanced Level Products

 
FLIR A6700sc LWIR and MWIR Cameras

FLIR A6700sc IR Cameras

Designed for electronics inspections, medical thermography, manufacturing monitoring, and non-destructive testing, the camera is ideal for high-speed thermal events and fast-moving targets.

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FLIR SC7000 Series IR Camera

FLIR SC7000 Series IR Camera

Specifically designed for academic and industrial research and science applications as well as integrators who require a flexible camera with high sensitivity, accuracy, spatial resolution, and speed at an affordable cost.

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FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series Thermal Imaging Cameras

FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series

The FLIR X8000sc/X6000sc Series thermal imaging cameras are designed to provide the best thermal measurement performance together with the most advanced connectivity. Ideal for Scientists and R&D professionals.

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FLIR SC6000 Series MWIR Camera

FLIR SC6000 Series IR Cameras

The versatile FLIR SC6000 Series cameras give you high speed and high resolution imagery in a package that’s easy to use yet flexible in configurations for just about any scientific or research application.

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FLIR SC8000 HD Series IR Camera

FLIR SC8000 HD Series IR Cameras

High definition MWIR imagery from a highly sensitive cooled InSb detector, the sc8000 Series provides superb resolution, and lightning fast frame and data rates for extreme imaging flexibility and data capture capability.

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