Thermocouple Information

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...

Making Sense of Sensors Part 3- Type C
Wednesday 23 November 2016

Thermocouple Type C: Type C (Tungsten 5% Rhenium – Tungsten 26% Rhenium) thermocouples are suited for measurements in the 0 – 2320°C (32 – 4200°F) range. ...

Making Sense of Sensors Part 4- Type E
Wednesday 23 November 2016

Thermocouple Type E: Type E (Chromel®/Constantan) thermocouple is composed of a positive leg of Chromel® (nickel/10% chromium) and a negative leg of Constantan (nickel/45% copper). The...

Making Sense of Sensors Part 5- Type J
Wednesday 23 November 2016

Thermocouple Type J: Type J (Iron–Constantan) is a common general purpose sensor as it is one of the most linear thermocouples. Type J thermocouples have an...

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...