Thermowells are essential to protecting your thermometer or temperature sensor in your high-pressure or high-temperature applications. They can protect your investment and keep your measurements accurate, no matter how extreme the environment. One of the top questions we receive here at Ashcroft from those in the temperature measurement industry is how to properly fit a thermowell. What measurements are needed? What is a u-dimension and how does it factor in? Many factors are at play, and it can be easy to get the wrong size if you aren’t paying attention.
If your process requires accurate and reliable temperature readings to ensure the protection of your equipment and its operators, you need to use the right bimetal thermometer. If you don’t, you could risk damage to your instrumentation that can bring your business to a halt. But how do you know if you’ve chosen the best bimetal thermometer for your application? There are many factors to consider when choosing one. This article will discuss some of the more important considerations so you can be better prepared to select a high-quality bimetal thermometer.
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The thermometer industry is vast with an endless array of temperature measuring instruments of all shapes and sizes. From the thermometer monitoring the temperature of a chemical plant to the one you use to see if your child has a fever, the quality and cost vary greatly.