pyrometer measurement Articles

  • AMETEK Land - Industrial Heating - Process Thermal Imaging in the Modern Hot-Rolling Mill

    Single-point radiation thermometers are installed at a distance, and they view the infrared radiation that is emitted by the target object. Their noncontact nature allows them to operate out of harm’s way. Because they don’t touch the surface, they can accurately measure moving objects, whereas thermocouples suffer from a frictional effect, generating heat and eroding the ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Digital Pyrometer with SMART Mode

    The new IMPAC IGAR 6 Advanced ratio pyrometer has new switchover technology that transitions between modes, creating a very long temperature measurement range. The IGAR 6 Advanced is a digital, compact pyrometer with 1-color, 2-color, and Smart operating modes for noncontact temperature measurement in ranges between 100 to 2000 °C. This product is unique not only because of the wide ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • A matter of degrees

    LumaSense Technologies’ E2T product manager, David Ducharme, explains why accurate temperature measurement is critical in a modified Claus sulphur reactor. There are two critical temperatures required for the safe and efficient operation of a sulphur furnace. The first is the refractory temperature, which is critical for hightemperature alarms and automated shutdown systems in the furnace. ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • How to accurately measure temperature for aluminium extrusion processes

    Accurate temperature measurements are critical in quality aluminium extrusion production. With the introduction of new high-tech aluminium alloys designed for high end applications such as aerospace, automotive or safety products we have seen an increase in requests for complex mechanical specifications and a decrease in final product weight. To meet the extremely high requirements and ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Ametek land spot pyrometers deliver major benefits for Indian forging industry - Case study

    INTRODUCTION SPOT pyrometers from AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature specialist, have enabled Sansera Engineering Ltd, part of the Sansera Group of companies based in India, to accurately measure the temperature of its forgings to optimise quality, whilst reducing scrap and eliminating the risks in processes. ABOUT SANSERA ENGINEERING Sansera Engineering Ltd is ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • The importance of accurate temperature measurement for industrial processes

    Advanced Energy owns 100+ infrared pyrometers for exact non-contact temperature measurement Pyrometers are temperature measurement instruments that operate on the principle of infrared radiation, i.e. they detect infrared radiation of objects to exactly determine the temperature without making contact with the process or surface being measured. In many industry sectors, the use of non-contact ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • Heat treatment at low pressures

    High temperature vacuum furnaces are used for heat treatment of samples at low pressure (down to 10-6 mbar) and under partial gas atmospheres. In the bottom loader version the bottom is lowered and driven out of the furnace. It then pivots forward to permit easy loading. This design makes the useable volume accessible from all sides and allows for exact placement of the sample thermocouples which ...

  • AMETEK Land - Light Metal Age - Non-Contact Temperature Measurement for Wrought Aluminium

    Accurate temperature measurement is critical in aluminum rolling and extrusion processing. This article will address the importance of accurately measuring the temperature at various stages in the manufacturing of these wrought aluminum products, particularly rolled aluminum, presenting both challenges and solutions. Sensor Types There are two main sensor types: contact temperature measurement ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Aluminium temperature measurement developments

    Previously in Aluminium International Today, Richard Gagg discussed the importance of accurate temperature measurements for modern aluminium extrusions. In this article, he discusses parallel developments, which now enable non-contact temperature sensors to automatically and dynamically track and accommodate physical process changes as they occur. Higher quality extrusions and increased ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Pyrometers improve quality and yield in silicon growth

    Temperature control has always been one of the most critical parameters in optimizing many complicated solar photovoltaic manufacturing processes because it plays an important role in producing higher-quality product and increasing overall yield. Unfortunately, it's also been one of the most difficult things to measure in these processes. Certain applications of radiation pyrometers in ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • AMETEK Land introduces new actuator for revolutionary SPOT pyrometer

    AMETEK Land has announced its latest innovation, the SPOT actuator, for enhanced targeted alignment of its popular SPOT pyrometers. The SPOT actuator provides remotely controlled target alignment of a SPOT pyrometer for even greater accuracy in temperature measurement for aluminium processing applications that use the SPOT AL EQS (Aluminium Extrusion Quench and Strip) pyrometer. The motorised ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Borescope helps improve furnace operations for glass producer holophane

    Holophane, a leader in lighting solutions since 1921, has implemented AMETEK Land’s new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass, an enhanced thermal imager, at its plant in France and now is reaping major benefits by accurately measuring temperature within its glass melt tank. For nearly a century, Holophane has produced and transformed glass for technical applications, specifically glass ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Innovative Infrared Thermal Imaging has optimised furnace operation at Encirc - Case Study

    Introduction Encirc, a leading glass manufacturer, has implemented AMETEK Land’s real-time, in-furnace thermal imaging Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) to optimise furnace operations and introduce reductions in emissions at its Elton plant in Cheshire, UK. About Encirc Encirc is unique. From the manufacturing of container glass, to modern filling facilities, to warehousing and logistics, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • New webinar now available on demand – Advances in non-contact temperature measurement for aluminium extruders

    View our webinar where we will introduce advances in non-contact temperature measurement for aluminum extruders, including its SPOT AL EQS pyrometer and actuator. Attendees will learn how understanding temperature and controlling press speed and quench rates during the aluminum extrusion process are critical to producing products that have the required quality and properties. Overview While ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Precise Temperature Control assures High Quality Steel

    Process monitoring during continuous casting using special ratio-pyrometers and thermal imagers from LumaSense Today’s increasing quality standards and higher energy costs demand more accurate and consistent temperature control in every step of the steel making process. Steel manufacturing consists of high temperature manufacturing steps that use significant amounts of energy. Processes ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • SAPA Profiles UK Reaps Benefits of New Temperature Measurement Solution - Case study

    5APA Profiles UK has implemented AMETEK Land's new SPOT AL EOS (SPOT Aluminium Extrusion, Quench and Strip) pyrometers at its aluminium extrusion plant in Tibshelf, Derbyshire, and reaps major efficiencies and performance benefits by accurately measuring temperature of low and variable emissivity aluminium. This innovative new SPOT AL EQ5 pyrometer from AMETEK Land, the leading industrial ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • AMETEK Land - Gasworld US - Temperature Measurement, Asset Protection in Hydrogen Generation

    Thomas Fortinberry, Business Development Manager – Industrial Gas at AMETEK Land, discusses fixed thermal imaging for steam methane reformers and how improved access to data on process temperatures can optimize and extend operations. Worldwide demand for hydrogen is rising and expected to continue to grow at 5% annually. Hydrogen is increasingly sought for petroleum refineries, chemical ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • How Your Road Weather Stations Remain Precise into Old Age

    When the temperature is below zero and the fog settles on fields and trees like a veil, the world becomes white as in a fairy tale. But what seems so idyllic white entails risks, because the road is now covered by a fine white ice layer. No one can see with the naked eye how thick or slippery this ice layer is exactly. This can only be measured by technical assistants such as automatic ice ...


    By OTT HydroMet

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