How To Choose A Thermocouple?

Because a thermocouple measures in wide temperature ranges and can be relatively rugged, thermocouples are very often used in industry.

The following criteria are used in selecting a thermocouple:

  • Temperature range
  • Chemical resistance of the thermocouple or sheath material
  • Abrasion and vibration resistance
  • Installation requirements (may need to be compatible with existing equipment; existing holes may determine probe