Thermometers with switch contacts

Display and monitor limit values

Wherever the process temperature has to be indicated locally and, at the same time, limit values must be monitored, thermometers with switch contacts find their application. The switch contacts make or break the circuit dependent upon the pointer position of the indicating measuring instrument. If the reading is significantly above or below a set value, they trigger an alarm, hence also the term “alarm contact”. The instruments are also suitable for starting, stopping or switching processes.

How does a gas actuated thermometer operate?

The measuring system of the dial thermometer consists of a stem, capillary and Bourdon tube in the casing. These parts are combined to form a single unit. The entire measuring system is filled with an inert gas under pressure. A change in temperature ...