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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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Don’t Confuse Accuracy and Precision

Two terms often bandied about in the test and measurement industry are accuracy and precision. Sometimes these two terms are used interchangeably, but they really mean different things. The New Oxford American Dictionary gives the technical definition of accuracy as “the degree to which the result of a measurement, calculation, or specification conforms to the…
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