Optris PI 1M Thermal Imaging Camera for High Temperature Metals

Short Wavelength Optris PI 1M Thermal Imaging Camera

The Optris PI 1M short wavelength and ultra compact infrared camera is particularly suited for non-contact temperature measurement of metallic surfaces, graphite or ceramics. Metals exhibit a distinctly higher emissivity at the short measurement wavelength of 1μm than in the standard wavelength range of 8-14 μm often used for thermal imaging cameras.  With a spectral range of 0.92 – 1.1 μm, the Optris PI 1M is ideal for the likes of metal tempering and forging processes. It is also suitable for welding applications and also laser based applications such as additive manufacturing processes.

As well as seeing the thermal process, the camera’s high-performance sensor electronics enable a short reaction time of just 1ms for displaying temperature measurements for every pixel.

A new leasing scheme is now available for the full range of Optris thermal imaging cameras.  To avoid an upfront capital outlay just spread the cost with monthly or quarterly payments over two or three years.

As with all of our Optris PI cameras, the PI 1M comes with our PI Connect software package giving you quick and easy access to all of the features of your camera, as well as an SDK option.

Our newly introduced PI 05M short wavelength camera is an evolution of our PI 1M camera which operates at a much shorter wavelength of 500nm and a measuring range of 1000 to 2000°C making it suitable for molten metals.

A full range of accessories and calibration is available for each Optris thermal imager.

Thermographic camera PI 1M suitable for Metal Applications

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  • Spectral range: 0.92 – 1.1 μm.
  • Short wavelength suitable for high temperature metals.
  • Highly dynamic CMOS detector with up to 764 x 480 pixels resolution.
  • Wide measurement ranges from 450 °C to 1800 °C without sub-ranges.
  • Up to 1 kHz frame rate for fast processes.
  • Real-time analogue output with 1 ms response time.
  • Extensive software package and SDK included.
PI 1M high temperature metal thermal image
PI 1M high temperature metals temperature measurement
High temperature metals thermal imaging with PI 1M