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    Temperature indicates the heat content in a material or a body. While most of us do not notice subtle temperature changes, quite a few industrial processes cannot withstand them. The temperature needs to be measured and maintained for desired results. This is done using temperature sensors. There are numerous applications of temperature sensors in industries. Temperature measurement sensors are devices...

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    Silicone rubber heaters are widely used in applications where improved heat transfer rates are needed. These heaters are lightweight, extremely flexible, and thin, which makes them popular across industries. Most experienced silicone rubber heater manufacturers can offer them in custom specifications to meet your application requirements. However, this information is not enough to make a purchase decision. The previous post...

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    Silicone rubber heaters are a type of flexible heater that derive their name from silicone rubber – a variant of synthetic rubber. These heaters are commonly employed in applications where industrial heaters are used to heat small spaces. Many of these spaces are inaccessible for fitting traditional, mainstream heaters. Silicone rubber heaters feature thin profiles, and they can be easily...

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    Kapton® heaters are a popular type of flexible heaters used in industries such as medical, electronics, aerospace, etc. Kapton® heating solutions are considered the best alternative to mica heaters and silicon heaters in various surface heating applications. Why? In order to understand Kapton® flexible heaters and their applications, it is important to know about the Kapton® material. This post introduces...

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    There are a variety of sensors such as RTDs and thermocouples that are used for thermal control and temperature measurement across industries. Maintaining a certain temperature range is crucial for many processes due to the sensitivity of the materials used or the mere normal functioning of the process. These sensors may be used as independent probes or can be integrated...

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    Mica heating elements are quite popular in industrial heating systems. Mica is used in strip heaters, plate heaters, and integrated temperature control and monitoring systems designed for industrial applications. Mica has gained significant popularity in industrial heating systems due to its typical properties , and it is an integral part of several high-temperature industrial heating systems. What makes mica a...

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    A temperature sensor is a device that senses the temperature of a surface or the surrounding environment. There are different types of temperature sensors, and of these, thermocouples and RTDs are the most popular. Although these sensors are designed for the same purpose, they differ in several aspects such as construction, working principles, and temperature range. Therefore, it is essential...

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    Temperature monitoring and control is a critical requirement in the medical industry. To accomplish this, the industry uses various diagnostic and analytical equipment integrated with temperature control systems, such as flexible heating elements and sensors. There are different types of flexible heating elements used in medical applications. Of these, polyimide heaters and silicon rubber heaters are the most popular. These...

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    Resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) are one of the more popular temperature sensors, and are also known as resistance thermometers. These temperature sensors work on the principle of resistance-temperature interrelation. The RTDs feature a pure metal wire, which may be copper, nickel, or platinum, wrapped around a ceramic or glass core. However, platinum is the preferred material for the temperature probes...

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    Flexible heaters allow either uniform heating or focused heating of an object. They can be bent or molded depending upon the shape and size of the object. Kapton® heaters, along with several other styles of flexible heaters, contain an etched foil element. A metal foil or sheet is flattened and etched to create a favorable circuit pattern. This etched circuit...

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