10 Very Simple Things You Can Do To Save Thermocouple Sensor

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A thermocouple is a commonly used type of sensor that is used to measure temperature. Thermocouples are usually famous in industrial control applications because of the relatively low priced and wide measurement ranges. Specifically, thermocouples excel at measuring thermocouple sensor high temperatures where some other common sensor types cannot function. Try operating an integrated circuit (LM35, AD 590, etc.) at 800C. Thermocouples are usually fabricated from two electric conductors made of two different steel alloys. The conductors are usually built into a cable connection having a heat-resistant sheath, often with an essential shield conductor. At one ending of the cable, the two conductors are electrically shorted mutually by crimping, welding, etc. This end of the thermocouple--the scorching junction--is thermally attached to the object to be measured. Another end--the cold junction,…
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