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Our supplier can manufacture a custom sensor for most any application. Special requirements such as vibration, caustic environments, high-pressure, extreme temperatures or specific agency specifications can be designed into the construction of temperature sensors by engineering. Whether you have a current drawing or are starting with a blank piece of paper, we can supply the thermocouple, resistance temperature detector, or thermistor you need.

Air Resistance Temperature Detectors
The perforated tip of the air resistance temperature detector is designed for rapid monitoring of airflow temperature in various applications. Small film elements used in these housings can detect incremental changes more quickly than conventional housings. This construction can also be adapted to include special flanges and fittings, as well as custom connector options.

Flexible Resistance Temperature Detectors
When a resistance temperature detector needs to "snake" through an installation because of space limitations or other factors, Advance Industries offers flexible elements with overbraid shielding or armor to suit the specifics of your application.

Food Service Probes
Accuracy and reliability are the main requirements for these temperature probes designed for use in the foodservice industry. Robust designs that can handle the rigors of the industry are essential for long term performance. Our supplier has manufactured a wide variety of temperature sensors specifically for use in commercial cooking and food processing equipment. All temperature probes are designed to the rigid specifications of the individual applications including such requirements as NSF, FDA, and UL/CSA. Customer designs are available in thermocouples, RTD's, or thermistors.

Miniature Resistance Temperature Detectors
RTD probes down to 0.062" diameter. There is simply no point of sensing we can't reach for you, providing accuracy, reliability and long service life with a miniaturized probe and compatible hardware.

Sanitary Resistance Temperature Detectors
Assemblies with sanitary connections are commonly used in the food and dairy industries. These fittings are welded to the stainless steel sheath and polished to meet 3-A Sanitary Council Standards. The highly polished finish prevents the growth of bacteria or other corrosive accumulation that might otherwise develop on standard assembly connections. There are various sizes and styles of the fittings available from a various manufacturers. Care must be taken to insure that the correct fitting is specified. In addition to the sanitary fittings, typical assemblies are equipped with a FDA compliant thermoplastic head, which is gasketed and suitable for wash down applications.

Adhesive Resistance Temperature Detectors
If the surface being measured for temperature cannot be penetrated or if space limitations require it, we can provide an RTD with an adhesive patch for direct surface mounting. We routinely provide such sensors with special adhesive to accommodate temperature and vapor release requirements.

Silicone Resistance Temperature Detectors
Utilizing the same technology as a sealed silicone rubber heater, we offer a surface mount RTD sensor for direct mounting to flat or curved surfaces. The design can be manufactured in various thicknesses and supplied with an adhesive backing for quick application. A thinner profile can be used to wrap the sensor to curved surfaces such as cooling or water lines.

Hand Held Temperature Probes
Our supplier manufactures a line of multi-purpose hand held temperature probes for foodservice, industrial process, and laboratory applications. Temperature Probe features include handles of stainless steel, Teflon, or plastic and coil cord leadwires that can be constructed to withstand ambient temperatures up to 400°F. Standard designs include a mini plug connector, but many options are available. The resistance temperature detector sheath itself is typically stainless steel and can be constructed with tips designed for piercing frozen meat, sensing gas temperatures, liquid immersion, or surface temperature measurements.

Teflon-coated Resistance Temperature Detectors
Resistance Temperature Detectors are available with Teflon coated sheaths for applications that require contact temperature measurement in corrosive or chemical environments. The Teflon coating can be applied directly to the sheath of the resistance temperature detector, providing protection while minimizing effects to response. In applications that require considerable long-term protection, a welded Teflon sleeve can be used adding as much as 1/16" thick of Teflon protection to the surface of the probe. Flexible resistance temperature detector designs are available, which encapsulate the entire length of the RTD for applications requiring long lengths of immersion.