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Roman Furnace Project 2005: Thermal Imaging Photographs

Introduction ('Home')    Thermal Imaging Photographs    Woodpile and Ash Pits

Covering the Pot Furnace    Photographs of Pots    Photographs of Glass Waste    Photographs of Glass Vessels

Pot Furnace    Tank Furnace    Annealing Oven

Thermal images are images created from readings taken in the infra-red radiation band (i.e. below the wavelength of the colour red and perceived as heat). The thermal images on these pages were taken by Radir.

The damper on the tank furnace. The thermal imaging camera was set to a maximum of 255C, and images of the outer surfaces of the furnaces and oven were taken.

Each image is opposite its corresponding photograph and the scale (different for each image) is positioned at the left hand side of each image.

The surface temperatures agreed well with those we recorded using a surface temperature reader (a type K thermocouple).

Inside the annealing oven Interesting points to note are:

"If you build it, they will come."

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