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Infrared Sensor for Body temperature measurement

Measuring Body Temperature with an Infrared Sensor

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 Corona virus pandemic one of the more common application questions we receive is “Can an infrared temperature sensor be used for body temperature measurement?”  This blog discusses some of the considerations infrared temperature sensors normally designed for industrial and laboratory use for this body temperature measurement.
Dew Point Temperture Calculator

Dew Point Calculator – Convert Relative Humidity to Dew Point Temperature

This blog includes the formulas to convert back and forth between relative humidity to dew point temperature.  It also includes an Excecl spreadsheet to perform the calculation.
How to Convert Thermocouple Voltage to Temperature? (or how to measure temperature with a thermocouple and multimeter)

How to Convert Thermocouple Voltage to Temperature? (or how to measure temperature with a thermocouple and multimeter)

This blog explains how to convert the voltage output from a thermocouple temperature sensor to temperature reading.  It includes an Excel spreadsheet which performs all of the calculations.
Introduction to Infrared Temperature Sensors

Introduction to Infrared Temperature Sensors

Once used for only the most demanding applications, the advancement in technology and decrease in price has made Infrared temperature sensors a commonly used temperature measurement sensor.  This article describes their theory of operation, common applications and the different types of infrared temperature sensors.
Thermocouples 101 - An Introduction to Thermocouples

Thermocouples 101 - An Introduction to Thermocouples

In this post we will  provide a a basic understanding thermocouples including theory of operation, the different types and styles of thermocouples and which thermocouple configurations are best suited for different application environments.
Introduction to Industrial Temperature Sensors

Introduction to Industrial Temperature Sensors

This blog provides and overview of the most common sensors used for industrial temperature measurement.

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