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Glossary of Thermography Terms


One (1.0).

Valley Hold

A feature of an instrument whereby an output signal is maintained at the lowest instantaneous measurement for a specified duration; opposite of peakā€“hold.

Working Distance

The distance from the target to the instrument, usually to the primary optic.


In line scanners, a scanned area created by the transverse linear motion of the product or process under a measurement sector of the scanner.