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EyeCGas Gas Compound List

What types of compounds can you detect using OGI cameras?

October 19, 2021 Time to read: 2 mins

OGI, or optical gas imaging, enables us to see different compounds in the infrared spectrum, otherwise not visible to the naked eye. Therefore, an OGI thermal imaging camera is the ideal tool in the Oil & Gas industry to quickly and safely inspect large areas. OGI cameras work by detecting radiation of specific compounds within […]

Thermal camera hacks for DIY and home improvement

10 Handy Thermal Camera Hacks for DIY and Home Improvement

October 04, 2021 Time to read: 1 min

To celebrate the relaunch of our Therm-App thermal camera, we wanted to share some useful thermal camera hacks. Below are ten handy thermal camera uses for home improvement projects. These time and money-saving tips and tricks will give you peace of mind, providing you with behind-the-scenes intel before you ever lift a hammer (or a […]

Uncooled vs Cooled Optical Gas Imaging

Which Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) Camera Should I Use? Cooled vs. Uncooled OGI Technology

September 19, 2021 Time to read: 3 mins

Opgal offers two types of OGI cameras; cooled (EyeCGas 2.0 & EyeCGas 24/7 PRO) and uncooled (EyeCGas Mini & EyeCGas 24/7). This article will help you better understand the difference between the two technologies, including the benefits and limitations of each. What is the difference between them? The answer is not complicated; however, to understand […]

Biogas Gas Detection

Thermal Sensitivity in OGI (Optical Gas Imaging) Cameras

September 12, 2021 Time to read: 2 mins

Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras use pixel detectors that sense tiny infrared energy changes, thus allowing for easy visualization of gas plumes. That’s why OGI cameras like Opgal’s EyeCGas 2.0 are an excellent way to detect small to large gas leaks. Even as far as 10 miles (16Km) away. Why do we need to understand […]

Abandoned Gas Wells from an Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) Angle

September 05, 2021 Time to read: 2 mins

Recently, there’s been lots of discussions regarding abandoned gas wells. Before we get into details, let’s first understand what is an abandoned well? Oil and gas wells are considered defunct natural gas wells once they are no longer used for production purposes. Meaning it has reached the end of its life, and in most cases, […]

Five Simple Tips to Improve the Use of your OGI Camera

August 08, 2021 Time to read: 2 mins

EyeCGas 2.0 and the EyeCGas Mini Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras are straightforward to operate; they are virtually plug and play. Using the sensitivity mode in the EyeCGas 2.0 or the Automatic Gas Detection mode in the EyeCGas Mini enables all inspectors to view Methane and over 400 VOCs, which are not visible to the […]

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