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Digital Thermometers

Data Logging Thermometers – Automatically Record Temperature Readings Consistently

Many food, beverage and pharmaceutical processes require the recording of temperatures at multiple transfer points between producers, transporters and warehouses. Manually checking these temperatures to verify that the product is within the target temperature range is a good facility practice. However, the process can be automated to use less manual labor and to improve the…
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Digital Calibrator Accuracy Table for TEGAM 940 Series Thermocouple Calibrators

  See the full-size chart below for maximum uncertainties with TEGAM thermocouple calibrators Have you ever tried to determine what the accuracy of a thermocouple calibrator is in degrees? Accuracy specifications are typically given as a percent of a reading ± a small Voltage; not in degrees. To help TEGAM users, we developed this table…
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TEGAM Announces Fast-Response Temperature Probe – When Time Is of the Essence!

***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** Geneva, Ohio --TEGAM, Inc., experts and innovators in temperature measurement, asked the question, “What does ‘Fast Response’ mean for a thermometer temperature probe?” We then answered that question with the arrival of our new, fast-response temperature probe for various industrial applications. As Dan Jackson - Thermometry products manager at TEGAM - explains…
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The Versatility of a Digital Thermocouple Thermometer!

A digital thermometer that takes a thermocouple input is one of the most versatile measurement instruments you can have in your company.  Portable, high-accuracy models are readily available with resolution down to 0.1 degree. What makes these temperature measuring instruments so versatile is that one digital thermocouple thermometer can be used to measure different locations…
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How to Use Digital Thermometers: Digital Thermometers Equal Great Beer!

Ed note: From time to time, TEGAM writes about how our digital measuring instruments are of-service in "civilian," non-industry applications. This post looks at one of those uses. Have you noticed that home brewing, small breweries and brew pubs are springing up everywhere? The business of brewing beer has grown because of the enjoyment and…
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TEGAM’s Fast Response Temperature Probe – When Time Is of the Essence!

What does “Fast Response” mean for a thermometer temperature probe? To someone measuring a pot of water being brought to a boil in their kitchen, it might mean “1 minute.” To a person measuring a cooked piece of meat coming out of an oven on a moving conveyor belt in a production facility, it means…
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TEGAM in the News – Microohmmeters, Intrinsically Safe Digital Thermometers, LCR Meters and Power Amplifiers Called-Out

      At TEGAM, we are always pleased when we get press exposure for our Temperature, Power, Humidity, Signal and other measurement instruments. Sometimes this comes in the form of product reviews on social media, sometimes it arrives as industry news coverage on the innovations we pack into our devices; sometimes it even concerns TEGAM itself…
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TEGAM Thermocouple Calibrators & AMS2750E Compliance for Heat Treatment

AMS2750E Compliance for Heat Treatment and TEGAM Thermocouple Calibrators System Accuracy Tests (SATs) and Instrument Calibration as required by the AMS2750E Standard for thermal processing equipment used in heat treatment can be greatly simplified with the TEGAM 945A Thermocouple Calibrator. Several features inherent in this thermocouple calibrator were designed into the 945A to specifically help…
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Circuit Diagnostics Using a Temperature Calibrator/Thermocouple Calibrator

Using Temperature Calibrators/Thermocouple Calibrators for Circuit Diagnostics Did you know that you can use your temperature calibrator as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot your temperature control circuit? Your temperature calibrator needs a combination of features to make it a useful diagnostic tool. It needs a dual display - one for the output and one for…
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Thermocouple Thermometers and the Seebeck Effect

Editor's note: This blog post comes from our latest white paper, TEGAM's A Guide to Temperature Measurement. You can download it for FREE here and take advantage of a vast amount of information on digital thermometers, probes and thermometry for research and industrial applications. The Seebeck Effect and Thermocouple Thermometers A thermocouple’s low cost, ruggedness and…
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Intrinsically Safe Measuring – Powered by TEGAM!

Working in an area with flammable fumes can lead to some difficult temperature measurements. Have you ever tried to measure a surface temperature or a pipe temperature with a pointed tip stick thermometer, or taken an accurate reading from a glass thermometer that is partially immersed in a hazardous liquid? Until very recently, Intrinsically Safe…
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TEGAM, Inc Announces Intrinsically Safe Digital Thermometers

***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** GENEVA, Ohio--TEGAM, Inc., specialists in temperature measurement, announces the latest advance in thermometry. The 92x Series of Digital Thermocouple Thermometers are designated intrinsically safe to UL, CSA, ATEX and IECEx Standards. TEGAM is an established leader in temperature measurement technology and handheld accuracy. The new 92X intrinsically safe digital thermometers are the…
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Circuit Diagnostics Using a Temperature Calibrator

By Dan Jackson, TEGAM Thermometry Product Manager Did you know that you can use your temperature calibrator as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot your temperature control circuit? Your temperature calibrator, sometimes known as a process calibrator or temperature simulator, needs a combination of features to make it a useful diagnostic tool. It needs a dual…
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Digital Measuring Devices and IFT 2019 – Thermometers and More for Food Industry Needs

By Dan Jackson, TEGAM Thermometry Product Manager I'm just back from the IFT (International Food Technology) Show 2019 in New Orleans this June. There were over 17,000 attendees present to see the latest innovations from global food industry suppliers, ranging from the most efficient mixers to plant-based proteins that replace animal-based proteins. The new technologies…
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Which Thermocouple Alloy (TYPE) Should You Use for Temperature Measurement?

Thermocouples are the most commonly used temperature sensors in the United States and the 2nd most popular sensor used in Europe. ASTM E230/E230M-17 recognizes 9 thermocouple types, and there are more. Some types are obsolete and only used in older installations, such as Types L and U, while others are newer, like “P” (Platinel II)…
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Concerning Digital Thermometer Accuracy

Accuracy within the realm of digital thermometers has many definitions, depending upon your point of reference. The number of significant digits The degree to which a measurement conforms to the correct value True or false A combination of systemic errors and statistical bias The resolution, or number of significant digits in the thermometer display, is…
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TEGAM Exhibiting at IFT 2019 in New Orleans ~ June 2 – 5, 2019

Visit Booth #2502 @ IFT for Food Safety Temperature Solutions TEGAM, Inc. Booth #2502     Calling all Food & Beverage Professionals: TEGAM will be at the Institute of Food Technologists Show in New Orleans next week. If you are attending, we would love to meet with you! Dan & Suzy will have the entire…
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More About Intrinsic Safety and Industrial Digital Thermometers

TEGAM has a new eBook all about temperature measurement, digital thermometers and temperature probes and sensors. Here's an excerpt below concerning Intrinsic Safety and Intrinsically Safe Thermometers. Enjoy - there's more to come! Intrinsic safety (IS) is a protection technique for safe operation of electrical equipment in hazardous areas. This is accomplished by limiting the energy, (electrical and…
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Do You Need An Intrinsically Safe Digital Thermometer?

Is there a hazardous location in your manufacturing or production facility? Many industrial locations actually do have hazardous locations within them. Intrinsic Safety is a means of preventing an explosion by designing instruments so that in any normal use or a fault condition, the instrumentation cannot produce enough energy to cause ignition or combustion of…
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Which Calibration Standard Should I Get? Z540-1 or ISO 17025 Calibration?

              With two nationally recognized calibration standards in the industry, it can be confusing as to which one you really need for research or manufacturing/production requirements. As an end user, which calibration standard is right for you? Z540 is an American standard and it pertains only to calibration labs.…
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How to Calibrate a Temperature Probe

To calibrate a temperature probe, you need to know a few basic details about the temperature probe itself and a bit concerning the physics involved. The temperature probe For starters, you need to know the type of sensor in the probe. Is it a thermocouple sensor, an RTD sensor, a thermistor sensor or a solid-state…
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What Exactly is Cold Junction Compensation? How Does It Relate to the Use of Thermocouples as Temperature Sensors?

Written by Dan Jackson, TEGAM Product Manager I was recently asked, “What does Cold Junction Compensation do?”  This question requires that I summarize how thermocouples work and the physics behind them. A thermocouple develops a thermoelectric voltage based upon the principle known as the Seebeck Effect. Now, what is the Seebeck Effect? In the 1800s, Thomas…
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TEGAM, Inc Announces Handheld Thermocouple Calibrators for Temperature Calibration

***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** GENEVA, Ohio--TEGAM, Inc., specialists in temperature measurement, announce the launch of the 940 Series: Handheld Industrial Thermocouple Calibrators. With the all-new 940A thermocouple calibrator  and 945A thermocouple calibrator, TEGAM pushes the limits of accuracy for handheld T/C calibrators even lower than before. As quality-oriented industries require tighter tolerances for verifying controls and…
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TEGAM Enhances 930 Series Digital Thermometers for Food Industry Temperature Monitoring

TEGAM Enhances 930 Series Thermometers with New Firmware and Bluetooth® Communications to Aid Food Safety Compliance   FOOD SAFETY TEMPERATURE MONITORING: TEGAM - global manufacturer of  test, measurement and calibration instruments for science and industry - has added special firmware to its 930 Series wireless data thermometers to help food industry companies comply with food…
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What is a Thermocouple?

What is a Thermocouple? What exactly is a thermocouple? It is two wires of dissimilar metals that produce a thermoelectric voltage when the two ends are at different temperatures. There are three “families” of materials from which thermocouples are made. (See Charts Below) Some History on Thermocouples In the 1820’s Thomas Seebeck experimented with a…
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TEGAM, Inc Announces the 931 / 932B Datalogging Thermometers

TEGAM, Inc Announces the 931/932B Datalogging Thermometers ***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** GENEVA, Ohio--(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)--TEGAM, Inc., a world-wide leader in precision digital thermometers, announces the next generation in Handheld Thermometry: the 931/932B Data Logging, Industrial, Digital Thermometers. For over 30 years, TEGAM’s team of engineers at the Northeast Ohio factory have consistently worked to improve the…
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Armed with Statistical Data Thanks to Datalogging Thermometers

After a recent office remodeling project, I found the temperature in my office changing dramatically. (There is a part of the story where the heating expert says “I told you so” but that caused an unfortunate reflex.) My second reflex was to pick up our new 931B datalogging thermometer and use it to diagnose the problem.…
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New TEGAM Bluetooth® Hand-Held Data Logging Thermometers Aid Food Manufacturers in Preventing Foodborne Illness

New 900 Data Logger Thermometer Series Sets New Performance Standards for Accuracy, Convenience and Wireless Ease of Use September 13, 2016 12:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of digital hand held thermometers for 30 years, is introducing a new series of industrial thermocouple thermometers to aid food manufacturers in…
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TEGAM Awarded Patent for Advanced Thermistor Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Fleder 440-466-6100 afleder@tegam.com New design promises higher accuracy at frequencies up to 70 GHZ, while at the same time making the sensors easier to build TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF power measurements, was recently awarded Patent No. 8,558,556, “Planar-axial thermistor for bolometry.” This patent describes a novel…
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