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Infrared Thermometer Article

Infrared Thermometer

Infrared thermometers are quickly gaining popularity. Infrared thermometer are non-contact thermometers using thermal radiation to measure the surface’s temperature it is directed to. Infrared thermometers have recently started coming as non-contact infrared thermometers, which makes them less risky for operators to use by a distance between them and the surface being assessed. Thus, infrared thermometers are fast and instantaneous and provide an accurate indication of temperature and allow users to collect data at a distance.  

The best advantage of infrared thermometers remains in measuring temperature without physically touching the object. It is this ability and distinct advantage of infrared thermometers that make them so unique and easy option to use when measuring surface temperature, without having to worry about burning yourself.  Apart from this, infrared thermometers are idea in cases where,

  • The object is too hot and can’t be touched
  • The object is difficult to reach
  • The object is in motion
  • Need fast and accurate measurement
  • Object is soft or wet and there is fear of scratching or torn by a standard contact thermometer.
  • There are a range of infrared thermometers available in the market.

There are a range of infrared thermometers available in the market. For instance, offers a range of high quality infrared thermometers which can be used for a variety of purposes. For instance;

  • Infrared Thermometers for Food and Catering Industry

The infrared thermometer RayTemp and infrared thermometer IR-98 with thermistor probe on are specifically designed for the food and catering industry. It allows safe and accurate measurement of temperate without going close to the hot food and whilst maintain high levels of hygiene standard. It is important to remember that infrared thermometers can only take surface temperatures, thus the infrared thermometer Ray Temp allows safe measurement of surface temperature of food items.  The infrared thermometer (food safe) clearly displays the reading on its LCD display, which helps to note the temperate with much ease.

  • Infrared Thermometer for Radiators

The TN2 infrared thermometer with laser alignment is perfect to measure temperature of the radiators. It is one of the smallest infrared thermometers available today. It provides great accuracy in the target position and gets quick and accurate results. The ideal distance to target ratio is 6:1 which means that the thermometer should be positioned close to the object which requires measuring temperature. This functionality makes it ideal to note temperature of radiators and boilers.

  • Body Temperature:

One of the core functions of infrared thermometers is to measure body temperature. The clinical forehead infrared thermometers available on provide fast, accurate and quick results for measuring body temperature. These thermometers are particularly efficient for taking body temperature of new-born babies and young children. You can easily note temperature from a distance of around 5cms. These infrared thermometers provide ease of use and accurate results.

Over the years, infrared thermometers have gained much popularity. Infrared thermometers can be used to note temperature of a variety of things as discussed above. Their huge LCD display provides an easy way to note the temperature. Their quick and reliable results and accurate measurements plus ease of use, has made them gain a significant market share.

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