Thermocouple Basics for Your Temperature Monitoring Application
CHESTERLAND OH—June 14, 2012
When it comes to temperature probes, users have many sensor types to choose from, including thermistors, RTDs and thermocouples. Thermocouples come in many different types and tend to be the most commonly used probe due to their low cost, high durability, and wide temperature range. A thermocouple works by using 2 different metals to create a reaction producing a small voltage which alters depending on the temperature. Read more about troubleshooting thermocouple wiring on our data logging tutorials page.