Thermocouple Information

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Thermocouple Type K: Type K (Chromel®–Alumel®) is the most common general-purpose thermocouple. It is inexpensive, and a wide variety of probes are available in its −200 °C...

Making Sense of Sensors- Popular Thermocouple Types - Table
Wednesday 23 November 2016

Thermocouple Type N: Type N (Nicrosil/Nisil) thermocouple has a Nicrosil (nickel-14%, chromium-1.5%, and silicon) positive leg, and a Nisil (nickel- 4.5%, silicon-1%, and magnesium) negative leg....

Making Sense of Sensors- Popular Thermocouple Types - Table
Wednesday 23 November 2016

Thermocouple Type R: Types R thermocouples, (Platinum vs. 13% Rhodium/Platinum), are usable up to 1480°C (2,700°F). They are extremely stable but reducing atmospheres are particularly damaging....

Making Sense of Sensors- Popular Thermocouple Types - Table
Wednesday 23 November 2016

Thermocouple Type T: Type T (Copper-Constantan) thermocouples are suited for measurements in the −200 to 350°C  (-330 to 660°F) range. They are often used as a...

Hazardous Area Temperature Sensors
Tuesday 15 November 2016

When installing sensors in a hazardous area, there is a requirement to install a sensor that is suitable and approved for use in that hazardous...

Thermowell Materials Selection Guide
Tuesday 15 November 2016

Thermowells are recommended whenever a temperature element is to be inserted into a process where corrosion, pressure, abrasion, or shear forces may threaten the life...