The Professional Thermographers Association

The infrared industry is in a constant state of change as new technologies, products, applications, services, and standards continue to emerge. Individuals involved with this industry rely on the Professional Thermographers Association to keep them up to date with all of the changes in the evolving industry.

You do not need to be a member of the Professional Thermographers Association to take advantage of many of the services and information that we provide.

Visitor's Center

Please take a look at our Visitor's Center to get the key information and also provides the opportunity to share knowledge, resources, and service offerings with others.

In addition to a variety of member benefits, the Professional Thermographers Association offers a full spectrum of training, certification and support services and is dedicated to providing the highest standard of infrared instruction on a global scale.


The Professional Thermographers Association is a member-driven organization built on a foundation of integrity and trust.

Our members affirm that everyone's success in this industry is dependent on each individual and that no success is worth the expense of compromising their ethical behavior. All of our members uphold their commitment to these ethical standards and professionalism in their businesses practices.

By joining the Professional Thermographers Association, you will be recognized as someone who is committed to performing to the highest ethical standards and level of professionalism in this industry.

If you have any questions regarding membership opportunities, please email us or call us at 1-206-328-3930.

      • If you wish to become a member or would like to upgrade or renew your membership in the Professional Thermographers Association, please complete and submit our Membership Registration Form.

Infrared Certification Training Courses (On-Line and Instructor Lead) by Leading Professionals in the Industry!

The Professional Thermographers Association provides a full spectrum of training and support services and is dedicated to providing the highest standard of infrared instruction on a professional scale.

Our staff of seasoned thermographers have trained individuals worldwide for over 40 years.

Today, The Professional Thermographers Association is a world-wide infrared training institute providing education for all brands of IR instruments and an extensive range of IR applications. All our trainers are field-proven thermographers so our students learn from experienced, practical infrared enthusiasts.

For this industry to continue in its advancement, new and practicing thermographers need to be informed, educated and updated continually by working professionals, which is why our courses for Introduction to IR, Applications and Certification for Level I, II, III based on the American Society of Nondestructive (ASNT) training program & guidelines, are offered on a regular basis.

    • All courses can be conducted at your site or location of choice or at our West Coast Conference and Training Center located in Seattle, WA USA. Call us at 206-328-3930 if you would like more information on our on-site courses.

Thermal Trend: Software Sales & Support

Thermal Trend, the leader in infrared imaging software, offers a complete office suite to manage your Infrared PdM Inspection Program. Imagine... seamless integration of your infrared PdM program with IR cameras, computers/Pocket PCs, data and web technology.

While Thermal Trend - Image Analyzer allows you to explore manage, view, analyze and report on all of your infrared image files from a variety of infrared camera manufacturers, Thermal Trend - Lean DB, gives you the power of a complete infrared inspection database program in the palm of your hand. Thermal Trend - Lean DB builds upon the foundation of Lean Thinking as it applies to establishing, conducting and managing a truly World Class/ Best Practices Predictive Maintenance Program. It is truly, the Professional Thermographers choice when it comes to establishing, performing, and managing Infrared PdM inspection programs.

Thermal Trend is sold exclusively by The Professional Thermographers Association whose members are leading professionals in the Thermographic industry and specialize in IR program implementation and management. Thermal Trends team of Certified Solutions Providers can assist you with everything from purchasing IR equipment, training and software support.

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