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Talk Talk invests in Electrical Failure Prevention

The telecommunications company, the TalkTalk Group, has appreciated the value of thermal imaging for many years. The technology is used to detect electrical faults that could disrupt its network operation, although historically, thermal surveys were only conducted during maintenance shutdowns.

As a result, five years ago, IRISS industrial grade VPFR (viewing pane fixed reinforced) polymer infrared windows were fitted to the intake cabinets in the majority of the company’s data centres. This made it possible for much more valuable measurement data to be acquired as thermal imaging could be conducted on live systems.

It also meant that this vital preventative maintenance work could be undertaken without compromising the safety of the electricians and thermographers. Elevated levels of PPE required for invasive surveys were no longer necessary, which in turn reduced survey time and associated costs….Read More

 

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