Non-contact temperature sensor
Omega introduces new compact series for permanent mounting.
Omega’s new OS212 series of compact non-contact temperature sensors combines high quality, low cost capabilities that measure temperature of inaccessible or moving objects and materials. It features a fast response with high stability, 2-wire 4-20 mA output proportional to target temperature, optional manual emissivity adjuster with display, and stainless steel housing, sealed to IP65. This product aims at applications in research, industrial applications, HVAC, oil, automotive, and beverage manufacturing. Applications include non-contact temperature monitoring associated with liquids, motors, plumbing, food, refrigerated rooms, manufacturing, chemical plans, and oil refineries.
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