Noncontact temperature measurement is a key process metric in many industries, but there are many factors that influence accurate temperature measurement from a pyrometer. Here we look at the common influences on inaccurate temperature measurement.
Wireless process temperature measurement technology brings quality and efficiency improvements to one pet food manufacturer. Founded in 1974, Mountain Country Foods is a family-run business that evolved from a small beef-jerky manufacturer to one of the largest pet-treat manufacturers in the United States.
In injection-molding and extrusion processes, water or air cooling is used to regulate
the temperature of the molding process and remove excess heat cause by shear. A simple, closed-loop temperature control system typically involves the input of heat, a sensor and a controller.
A system of voltage, current, temperature and power sensors can be used to manage plant preventive maintenance such as equipment inspection and monitoring as well as to set alarm thresholds and assign repairs.