The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has asked Terry Clausing, PE, TrendFormers, Inc., to produce a new standard for conducting infrared inspection of electrical and mechanical equipment. ASTM produces consensus standards for industry that are frequently referenced by the National Fire Protection Agency.

Clausing has invited industry professionals to contribute to the writing of this document. Those interested can email thoughts, ideas, pictures, and thermal images in jpeg or bitmap format to