Rugged IR Thermometer from Land Instruments
Land Instruments International
March 30, 2006
The RT8A IR thermometer from Land Instruments Intl., Infrared Temperature Measurement, Dronfield, U.K., is designed to be integrated directly into a 2-wire 4–20 mA current loop for measuring, monitoring, and control. Four models are available, covering operating temperatures from 0°C–500°C. Response time is adjustable from 1–10 s, accuracy is within <0.5% of span, and drift with change in ambient temperature is ±1.5°C/10°C. The thermometers have an IP65/NEMA 4X rated housing. Applications include noncontact temperature measurement of moving materials, webs, or inaccessible objects in hostile production environments.
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