Patent Number: 6,486,785

Title: Method of taking infrared temperature readings through a wildlife shield for electrical equipment

Abstract: Providing an animal shield having two halves snapped together around an electrical bushing and connector. The animal shield has a multiplicity of closely spaced apart openings substantially covering its body. An infrared camera is aimed at the animal shield and the temperature output of the electrical bushing and connector are recorded. If the temperature reading shows a temperature output of more than 5.degree. F. over ambient, a report is made so that the bushing and connector can be serviced by appropriate personnel.

Inventors: Hoth; William (Clearwater, FL)

Assignee: Universal Thermography, Inc.

International Classification: H01B 17/00 (20060101); G08B 017/00 ()

Expiration Date: 11/26/2019