Several online calculators are available at no cost to help design engineers convert English units to metric or analyze resistance, wattage and area requirements for RTDs, thermocouples, thermistors and flexible heaters.

From Minneapolis-based Minco, the tools include a unit converter, wattage estimator, sensor calculator, "chill-out" combination sensor calculator and Ohm's law calculator. To try out the tools, visit and look for the heading "Engineering Tools" in the "Quick Links" section.