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Improving on Automotive Design & Engineering with Thermal Imaging

The automobile industry invests more in research and development than any other industry with the aim to produce safe and efficient high-performance vehicles. Whether they’re investigating new designs or testing new additive manufacturing techniques for car parts, researchers are relying on high resolution thermal imaging to gather the visuals and data they need.

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Validate Design Decisions with Thermal Data

The ability to bring reliable new models faster to the market is one of the key factors of success in the automobile industry. Thermal imaging—especially with high-speed cameras—can help automotive engineers improve the designs of air bag systems, validate the efficiencies of heating and cooling systems, quantify thermal impacts on tire wear, and much more.

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FLIR X6980™

High-Speed MWIR Science-Grade Camera

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Find Failure Points Easily

Finding out what works – and what doesn’t – can be a destructive process, as engineers often must take systems apart to determine what failed. Thermal imaging cameras provide a reliable, accurate non-contact method for pinpointing the exact source of failures so engineers can start working on a solution.

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Professional Thermal Camera

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Have the Right Benchtop Solutions

Unlike thermocouples or spot pyrometers, a thermal camera can measure thousands of temperature points across a target, showing you the entire thermal characteristics of an automotive circuit board. Together with advanced analysis software, FLIR benchtop kits offer a complete solution for automotive testing.

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FLIR A35sc Test Kit

Benchtop Thermal Camera


What tools do you need on your benchtop?

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Application Story

High Speed Thermal Cameras – the Need for Speed

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Case Study

High-Resolution FLIR Camera Brings Science to the Racing Track

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