Pt100 temperature probe
EASY-UP series

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Pt100 temperature probe Pt100 temperature probe - EASY-UP series
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Characteristics

  • Technology:

    Pt100

  • Temperature:

    Max.: 500 °C (932 °F)

    Min.: -40 °C (-40 °F)

Description


Temperature measurement by resistance thermometers relies on a property common to all conductors and semiconductors, which is the variation in their electrical resistance in relation to temperature change. PT100 sensor has a resistance of 100 ohms at 0 °C and the coefficient of variation is 0.00385 ohm per degree centigrade. The technology made to meet modern demands in accuracy is based on thin platinum layers on a ceramic substrate (thin-film resistors).

Since the resistance of the sensor is the total of the resistance of the connecting cables (variable with temperature), a three-wire system is used to cancel out the error.

The PT100 Easy-up probes are assigned a numeric code that once inserted allows the Pixsys controllers to automatically set the main operating parameters.