Temperature Measurement Products

ThermalSpection CVM

Turnkey Solution for Monitoring Critical Vessels

Advanced Energy's ThermalSpection CVM system uses non-contact thermal imaging to provide real-time, continuous, automated fault detection and monitoring for your critical assets.

  • Early fault detection to reduce risk, emergencies and unplanned outages
  • Continuous, automated monitoring
  • Easy integration into existing plant DCS and data historian
  • Designed for hazardous area installations (ATEX, Class I Div 2)
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Identify problems before they become emergencies.The ThermalSpection™ CVM infrared imaging system offers real-time, continuous fault and hot-spot monitoring. And it's ideal for monitoring critical vessels (e.g. gasifier skin temperature).

The ThermalSpection CVM system can be customized, is fully digital, and uses standard Ethernet LAN. This allows easy and cost-effective transfer of digital image data to control rooms. Additionally, the LumaSpecTM software has modules that support output via Modbus or OPC to the plant’s DCS.



  • Reduce risk and unplanned outages
  • Utilize advanced features in a user-friendly interface
  • Capture thermal data snapshot frames at set intervals or trigger using temperature alarms
  • Easily integrate into existing plant DCS and data historian


  • Automatic hot-spot tracking feature
  • HTML visualization displays for broadcast on plant intranet
  • Data Historian archive
  • OPC/Modbus interface
  • Optional integration with OSIsoft’s PI database system
  • Performance

    Temperature Range

    -40 to 120°C and 0 to 500°C (high-temperature option available)


    8 to 14 μm

    Measurement Accuracy

    ±2% of reading or 2°C

    Image Update Rate

    9 or 50 Hz

    A/D Resolution

    16 bit

    Pixel Pitch

    17 μm


    640 x 480 uncooled focal plane array (microbolometer)

    Emissivity Correction

    0.1 to 1.0


    0.1 to 1.0

  • Optical Specifications


    75 mm autofocus, others manual


    14° (50 mm) lens
    26° (25 mm) lens
    57° (11 mm) lens
    77° (8.2 mm) lens

    Focus Range

    Lens dependent

    Digital Zoom

    1 to 8x using LumaSpec RT software

  • Interface


    Gigabit Ethernet

    Number of Cameras

    Up to 24 with a single controller

    Camera Connection

    Standard Ethernet LAN

    Field Switch Cabinet

    NEMA 4 / IP65 enclosure with Ethernet Switch

    Connection to Control Room

    Multi-mode or single mode fiber

  • Environmental Specifications

    Operating Temperature

    0 to 60°C
    (-40 to 60°C with optional heater)

    Storage Temperature

    20 to 70°C (-4 to 158°F)


    ~ 11 kg (25 lb)


    Includes IR Transparent Window, interface connections, power termination strip, vortex air cooler with thermostat control or optional heater with thermostat control

    L x W x H

    772 x 207 x 175 mm

  • Electrical

    Power Input

    Universal AC input standard (DC optional)

  • Typical Applications

    • Critical vessel monitoring

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Not all options and accessories are available for all models and configurations. Dimensions listed generally refer to standard configurations and module bodies only. Please confirm technical specifications and customizations with a sales representative. Advanced Energy is not responsible for errors or omissions.


Product Accessory

Mikron LumaSpec RT Software

Windows-Based, Real-Time Data Acquisition Software

Product Accessory - Lumaspec

Mikron LumaSpec Offline Analyzer 5.0

Advanced Thermal Image Processing, Analysis, and Report-Writing Software

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