Safety equipment: Thermal imagers help detect problems before they happen

Test equipment: RIDGID Thermal Imagers are ideal for locating electrical issues, hidden moisture, overheating motors, insulation voids, thermal bridges.

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Safety equipment: Predict problems before they happen, prevent costly system downtime and keep buildings running at the highest performance with RIDGID® Thermal Imagers. The new line features the latest technology, best images in their class and easy-to-use interfaces to predict problems before they happen.

“Our new line of purpose-built thermal imagers allow quick diagnosis of hidden thermal issues, whether that’s finding building energy leaks or preventing costly downtime of critical systems,” said Eric Huber, Senior Product Manager for RIDGID Diagnostics. “In addition to being easy to use, our RIDGID Thermal mobile app allows full image analysis and seamless data sharing.”

The product line includes four thermal imagers – RT-3, RT-5x, RT-7x and RT-9x – that range from providing 160x120 pixel thermal images to 320x240 pixel thermal images. Select models show a digital camera image alongside the thermal image. They also include the following innovative features:
• SuperResolution - Using pixel shift technology, SuperResolution effectively doubles the resolution of your camera for saved images, allowing greater detail to detect anomalies. Featured on all models.
• -Assist - With ε-Assist, via the integrated digital camera, the thermal imager recognizes a placed reference sticker, determines emissivity and reflected temperature, and sets both values automatically. Available with the RT-5x, RT-7x, and RT-9x.
• RIDGID Thermal App - Create and share reports quickly and easily with the RIDGID Thermal App. View, edit, and analyze captured images from the thermal imager directly on a mobile device. The app can be downloaded through the iOS App Store and Google Play and is compatible with the RT-5x, RT- 7x and RT-9x.

RIDGID is a global manufacturer of more than 300 dependable and innovative tools, trusted by the professional trades in over 140 countries. RIDGID products are designed to help professionals in the demanding commercial, industrial and energy markets install and maintain the world’s infrastructure with greater certainty and efficiency. Headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, RIDGID is a business unit of Emerson, a global innovator in technology and engineering.

About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure.

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