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Introduction to Calibration of Temperature Sensors and Instruments

Introduction to Calibration of Temperature Sensors and Instruments

For any application that requires precise temperature measurement over an extended period of time (i.e. months or years), calibration is criticall...
Introduction to Pressure Transducers

Introduction to Pressure Transducers

  What are pressure transducers used for? Pressure transducers have wide industrial applications. Some of the more common pressure measurements are...
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.

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