Infrared Thermometer Provides Continuous Temperature Monitoring
Raytek, introduced the Raytek XR infrared (IR) thermometer. Designed to optimize continuous temperature monitoring in a broad range of manufacturing processes, this sensor is a NEMA 4 sealed, single-piece system with the flexibility to handle almost any application.
The Raytek XR infrared thermometer combines a host of features, including multiple extended temperature ranges, precision temperature resolution, RS-485 outputs and a versatile electronics platform. The Raytek XR infrared thermometer improves the consistency of manufacturing operations, which can result in less product variation, improved product quality and increased throughput. The Raytek XR infrared thermometer delivers both performance and value for users with demanding temperature measurement requirements. This thermometer reduces energy costs by allowing tighter process control and more efficient process heating.
The sensor provides a flexible, user-defined analog output that can be matched with almost any existing control system. This feature also eliminates the need for expensive A/D conversion or non-standard A/D input cards. An intuitive local user interface simplifies system setup and configuration, and adds powerful troubleshooting capabilities.
The Raytek XR Infrared Thermometers, with multiple measurement ranges, utilize identical, configurable installation hardware and application software. This approach reduces installation time, training and documentation requirements, and spare parts costs. Users have the freedom to choose the easiest or best means of wiring the sensor for a given application. In addition, standard RS485 communications enables remote configuration streamlining troubleshooting and data acquisition. Field calibration software allows for on-site calibration of sensors, reducing service time and expense.