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Optical Gas Imaging Camera Helps Oil Industry Control Hydrocarbon Emissions

Available from FLIR Advanced Thermal Solutions - the FLIR GF320 is an optical gas imaging camera designed to help the oil and gas industry better control hydrocarbon emissions thereby preserving the environment, improving operational safety and minimising revenue loss.

The FLIR GF320 optical gas imaging camera.

The FLIR GF320 Optical Gas Imaging camera is a real-time infrared camera designed for use in harsh industrial environments. The FLIR GF320 takes advantage of state-of-the-art focal plane array detector and optical systems that are tuned to very narrow spectral infrared ranges. This enables the camera to image infrared energy absorbed by hydrocarbon gas leaks. Images are processed and enhanced by the FLIR High Sensitivity Mode™ feature to clearly show the presence of gases against stationary backgrounds. Gases that are detectable by the FLIR GF320 camera appear on screen as smoke plumes.

In the oil and gas industry - the FLIR GF320 offers operators an easy-to-use preventative maintenance tool to help spot hydrocarbon leaks in tanks, pipelines and facilities that will improve safety and profitability and minimize emissions with less risk of business interruption due to actions from regulatory agencies. Capable of rapidly scanning large areas and miles of piping, this highly specialized thermal imager finds gas leaks fast.

The GF320 optical gas imaging camera is ideal for monitoring plant that is difficult to reach with contact measurement tools and literally thousands of components can be scanned per shift without the need to interrupt the process. Using thermal imaging to detect gas leaks is a proven technique to reduce repair downtime, provide process verification and is exceptionally safe, allowing potentially dangerous leaks to be monitored from several meters away.

For further information please visit the FLIR website or contact FLIR Advanced Thermal Solutions on telephone +33 1 6037 0100 / email [email protected]

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