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...

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...

Rare Metal Thermocouples
Thursday 10 November 2016

Rare metal thermocouples are used in applications where the temperatures exceed the working range of base metal thermocouples, i.e. 0‐1300°C, or where greater accuracy is...