Industrial Application Guide


Industry Products Industrial Applications

Aerospace
and Composites

Autoclave Thermocouples,
B,G, K, PFA, TE/D, TEX, TF

Used to control composite temperatures during cure. Used for quality verification of autoclave curing temperatures during bonding applications of aircraft components Used to monitor temperature of structural parts during heat treating. Used in environmental chamber monitoring. Used to monitor temperature of engine parts during heat treating.




Aluminum

Cefir™, G, HG, Q,
Accutherm™

  • Used to make thermocouples for homogenizing furnaces to preheat billets.

  • Used to measure metal temperature during stress relieving and aging of coils as well as in stress relieving extrusions.

  • Used for multipoint furnace temperature surveys when certification of temperature is needed for quality control.

  • Used for metal temperature measurement when melting or pouring.




Appliance

G, PVC Ripcord

  • Used as control thermocouples.

  • Used in research and production unit testing.




Component
Heat Testing

Cefir™,HG, Q,
AccuthermTM

  • Used in heat treating various metal parts from 1000F (593C) to 2200F (1204C)




Field Heat
Treating

Cefir™,G, HG, Q, TEX,
Stabilized K, Accutherm™

  • Used where parts are to be replaced, repaired or modified in the field and require preheating prior to welding and stress relieving after welding.

  • For recording temperatures to maintain Q.C. records.




Food and
Pharmaceutical

K, PFA, TE/D, TEX, TF

  • Used in equipment sterilization and validation.

  • Used to measure process temperatures.




Forgings

Cefir™, G, HG, Q

  • Used to measure metal temperatures when preheating prior to forging, and stress relieving after forging.




Glass,
Ceramics,
Clay Tiles,
Bricks

B, Cefir™, G, K, Q, TEX, TF

  • Used in long kilns for curing bricks and tiles.

  • Frequently utilized as traveling thermocouples to survey kiln temperatures.

  • Used in glass/fiberglass manufacturing plants in high temperature areas. Insulation can be any one or a combination of those listed to meet the individual requirements.




Heat
Treating

Cefir™, G, HG, Q,
Stabilized K, Accutherm™

  • Used to measure metal temperatures for quality control purposes.

  • Used to indicate temperatures for annealing, aging, or hardening surfaces of fabricated parts.




Metal
Qualification

Cefir™, G, HG, Q
Accutherm™

  • Used for high temperature creep and rupture testing.




New Plant
Construction

Cables,
KXSubstitute™

  • Used to carry instrument and control signals.

  • Used to measure process temperatures.




OEMs

All Products and special designs

  • Used to measure temperatures on equipment.

  • Used to interconnect sensors and controls.




Petroleum

K, PFA, PVC, TEX, Cables

  • Resistant to most chemicals found in refineries and chemical processing plants where higher than ambient temperatures are encountered due to proximity to processing.

  • Used in transmission of various sensor signals.




Research and
Development

Accutherm™

  • Used with all available insulations to measure various temperatures in all applications from process pilot plants to high tech research




Sensor
Manufacturing

All products

  • Used as lead wire.

  • Used with a junction as a thermocouple.




Steel

Cefir™, G, HG, Q

  • Used for multipoint furnace temperature surveys when certification of temperature is needed for quality control.




Transportation

B, G, K, PVC, TEX, TF

  • Used in testing brakes, engines, cooling systems, etc.

  • Used for interconnection wire on gas turbines.

  • Used in production unit testing.




Utilities
Power
Generation

Cefir™, HG, K, PFA,
Q, TEX, TZ, Cables

  • Used in areas of high temperatures.

  • Used in start up performance verification.

  • TZ offers good electrical properties, small size and durability for control panel applications.

  • Used in transmission of various sensor signals.