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Bales Scientific Inc
Profile last edited on: 10/27/2005

Infrared Imaging Equipment
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Latest SBIR Award
Program Status
Inactive (Acquired)


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Location Information

1620 Tice Valley Boulevard
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
   (925) 945-0144
Multiple Locations:   
Congressional District:   11
County:   Contra Costa

Public Profile

In April 2000,Bales Scientific, Inc was acquired by Utah based Computerized Thermal Imaging™, Inc (CTI (AMEX: CTI). This acquisition provided CTI with important thermal camera and infrared therapy technology. In addition, Bales Scientific's expertise in the development of industrial systems provided a foundation for the company's pursuit of this new and important market. Now a wholly owned subsiduary of CTI, Bales Scientific manufacture thermal imaging workstations; noninvasive medical modality; nondestructive industrial testing and imaging. The firm has expertise in: electro-optics design, analysis and modeling; data acquisition systems; electronics design and integration; non-destructive testing; marketing; and software development. The firms designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services high resolution dynamic digital Infrared imaging workstations for medical, industrial, and military applications. Current products include: high resolution infrared workstations, high energy illumination sources, and multi-mode turbine blade and vane testers.

Extent of SBIR involvement

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VC funded?
Privately Held
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Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount Project Title
1999 1 Navy $70,000
Innovative Gas Turbine Component Inspection and Thermal Effectiveness Evaluation Using IR Imaging

Key People / Management

  John Brenna -- President

  Maurice Bales --

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