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#1 carine

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Posted 13 March 2020 - 07:03 AM

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We are manufacturing of ice, n seeking a thermometer for the product. Wondering what type of thermometer suitable to  use  for our product. Thanks in advance . 



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Posted 13 March 2020 - 01:51 PM

https://store.chipki...ic-thermometers

 

Start here - most ice companies I've been to use Bimetallic's (metal coil) for both direct contact with ice and in their freezer (wall mounts, etc.)


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Posted 13 March 2020 - 09:59 PM

Dear all, 

 

We are manufacturing of ice, n seeking a thermometer for the product. Wondering what type of thermometer suitable to  use  for our product. Thanks in advance . 

 

To measure temperature of solid ice core or ?


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Posted 14 March 2020 - 01:53 AM

To measure temperature of solid ice core or ?

Not really , we wanted to check on cold room  and truck temperature too. Wondering infra-red type suitable for use? 



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Posted 14 March 2020 - 02:09 AM

Not really , we wanted to check on cold room  and truck temperature too. Wondering infra-red type suitable for use? 

 

IR measure surface temps but, afaik (never used one), typically less accurate than thermocouples although portable/convenient. I'm unsure as to low temperature capability.

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Assuming you only want one fixed point, post 2 are most common in cold rooms (relatively cheap). If want portable then thermocouple.

 

If want multi-point fixed/recording in cold rooms or truck, data logger (thermocouple) normally used.


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Posted 14 March 2020 - 02:56 AM

IR measure surface temps but, afaik (never used one), typically less accurate than thermocouples although portable/convenient. I'm unsure as to low temperature capability.

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Assuming you only want one fixed point, post 2 are most common in cold rooms (relatively cheap). If want portable then thermocouple.

 

If want multi-point fixed/recording in cold rooms or truck, data logger (thermocouple) normally used.

 No fixed point to be measure, sometime lorry or cold room,  preferably portable 






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