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Underground steam leak location

Ferdinanda1

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Sure... We experienced an underground steam leak and our energy provider wanted to compare Aerial (plane) thermal IR with our new sUAS.

1.Aerial Infrared Image
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2. AOI 1 - Area excavated to expose leak steam (pipe 190 degrees F, Ground 19 degrees F)
Excavation Area.jpg

3 AOI 2 - Area under the car was 62.7 degrees F (car was parked overnight/engine cold - 33 degrees F)
pipe 6ft underground at this location
Under parked car.jpg

4. AOI 3 and AOI 4 surface temperatures are close to "normal"AOI 3.jpgAOI 4.jpg
 

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Thanks for sharing. Nice to see possiblities out there if you think outside the box. My neighbor's septic system overflowed yesterday morning. His front yard looked like a scene from the movie holes trying to find the junction box that was clogged. One pass with my Thermal drone found the box in just a couple of minutes. The backhoe guy that showed up just a short time later looked a little unhappy with me as he showed up late for the party, but he DID ask for my business card when I will packing up. Always look for the opportunities.
 
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Thanks for sharing. Nice to see possiblities out there if you think outside the box. My neighbor's septic system overflowed yesterday morning. His front yard looked like a scene from the movie holes trying to find the junction box that was clogged. One pass with my Thermal drone found the box in just a couple of minutes. The backhoe guy that showed up just a short time later looked a little unhappy with me as he showed up late for the party, but he DID ask for my business card when I will packing up. Always look for the opportunities.
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