Thermometers

  • Why Thermometers Need Thermowells for Protection

    Are the temperature sensors inside your equipment protected? If you have temperature sensors like thermocouples, thermistors or bimetal thermometers, you should protect them with a thermowell. What's a thermowell? A thermowell serves as a casing that surrounds the temperature sensor and offers protection from damage, excess pressure, corrosion, and material...
  • Why Your Thermometers Fail

    Thermometers have one job: to provide accurate temperature readings. This is very important, especially for industries where incorrect temperature readings could endanger other people. There are many different kinds of thermometers. Here at DirectMaterial.com we carry a variety of thermometers including bimetal thermometers and glass industrial thermometers. The DuraChoice models have dial sizes in 3” or...
  • How to Calibrate a Thermometer

    Calibrating a thermometer is a simple, but necessary process. Why it's Important to Calibrate Your Thermometer Calibration gives you the peace of mind of knowing the temperature you are reading is the correct temperature of the media you’re measuring. That can be extremely important for procedures which require precise temperature...
  • So what is a thermowell, anyway?

    Thermowells come in many different lengths and materials Thermowells are a lot like hazardous material suits for thermometers. You know? The big white or yellow suits that virus hunters use in a “hot zone” or nuclear engineers use to keep their skin from glowing when they turn off the...
  • Types of Thermometers

    There are several types of thermometers available in our store. The one that suits you best will depend on the environment as well as the application in which you plan to use it. To answer the many questions that come our way regarding the different types of thermometers we have...
  • Industrial Accessories

    When it comes to running a successful business, owning, and understanding the operating procedures behind ball valves, pressure gauges, and thermometers is vital. Lacking the right parts, or attempting to work with subpar equipment are among the top reasons businesses struggle to make ends meet. Effectively managing the parts you purchase...

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