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Base Metal Thermocouple Assemblies
Thursday 15 December 2016

The base-metal thermocouple covers the majority of applications within industry over a range of -80°C to +1300°C. Type T        Copper Constantan  ...

Thermocouples for the glass industry
Thursday 15 December 2016

Pyrosales have been producing temperature solutions for the Glass Industry for more than 20 years. Our products are constantly being updated to meet the challenging...

New thermal imaging cameras available now
Wednesday 07 December 2016

Pyrosales are able to supply Testo thermal imaging cameras. Thermal imaging cameras are a useful addition to the tool box and complement temperature management products...

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 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...

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 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. ...