UKTA Resources

The following case studies and explainer guides relate to a number of different thermography disciplines. The content has been written by thermographers who are experts in their field. If you would like further information, please contact the relevant author(s).

Explainer Guides

Building Thermography

This document explains the background of building infrared thermography and how it can be used to test and solve problems in buildings of any age, size, use or construction type.

Electrical Thermography

This document explains the background of infrared thermography within the commercial and industrial sectors to inspect electrical equipment and safely identify defects.

Veterinary Thermography

This document explains the background of thermal imaging (thermography) within the equine field and how many injuries can be accurately detected before any physical signs or symptoms become apparent.

Case Studies

Equine Thermography Case Study –

Injury Investigation/Monitoring

16hh six-year-old SJ Warmblood

Equine Thermography Case Study –

Intermittent Lameness

16 hh ten-year-old TB Gelding, ex racehorse

Equine Thermography Case Study –

Poor Performance

15.3 hh three-year-old TB Filly, flat racehorse in training

Equine Thermography Case Study –

Unusual Behaviour

15.2 hh eight-year-old Cob


Infrared Glossary

This document explains the infrared terms that are frequently used across the different disciplines.

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