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Pyrosales online information guide for types and uses of thermocouples

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Pyrosales  offers an information guide online to help customers determine the most suitable thermocouples for their processes.

Types and uses of thermocouples

Type B:

Type B thermocouples are used extensively in the steel and iron industry to monitor temperatures and chemistry throughout the steel making process.

Type C:

Widely used in space vehicles, nuclear reactors, industrial heating, or wherever extremely high temperatures may be present, Type C thermocouples also find use in high-pressure research applications and are well suited for vacuum furnaces at extremely high temperatures.

Type E:

Type E thermocouples are used in sub-zero, oxidising or inert applications, and are ideal for cryogenic, pharmaceutical, and chemical applications where critical measurements are required in small increments.

Type J:

Recommended for vacuum, inert, and reducing atmospheres, Type J thermocouples can be used exposed or unexposed.

Type K:

Used for measurements in many different types of environments such as water, mild chemical solutions, gases, and dry areas, Type K thermocouples are found in engines, oil heaters, and boilers, and also used as thermometers in hospitals and the food industry.

Type N:

Offering excellent thermoelectric stability, Type N thermocouples can be used in vacuum or controlled atmospheres, and are developed to replace type K in nuclear applications.

Type R and Type S:

These thermocouples are used in heat treating and control sensors, semiconductor industry, glass manufacturing, and ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Type T:

Type T thermocouples are used in food monitoring and environmental applications.

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