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Subject: Re: Temperature sensor at 400F?
Date: 29 Oct 2002 19:32:44 GMT
Organization: Concentric Internet Services
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We use 100 ohm platinum RTDs in our machines. They can withstand up to
450F pretty easily. They far outlast the type J thermocouples that are
also used in the "legacy" systems.
What application, specifically, is this being used for?
Adam Yudelman wrote:
> I need a temperature sensor that can withstand temperatures up to about 410F
> (210C) and have an absolute accuracy of +-5F (+-3C) in the upper temperature
> range (slightly looser tolerances may be acceptable).
> I have browsed through some catalogues I have on hand, but can't find any
> parts spec'd higher than 125C. I know temp-controlled soldering stations
> will have such a sensor in them, but I have doubts about the accuracy of
> such a sensor (might it work?).
> Can anyone reccommend anything? I only need a few of these (<10) to build a
> prototype. If you know of anything close, please let me know, as I may be
> able to change the requirements at a later time.
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