Thermocouple Type Temperature Ranges

International Type Designation

Conductor Material

Temperature Range (°C)

K

Ni-Cr (+)

0 to +1100

Ni-Ai (-)

T

Cu (+)

-185 to +300

Cu-Ni (-)

J

Fe (+)

+20 to +700

Cu-Ni (-)

E

Ni-Cr (+)

0 to +800

Cu-Ni (-)

N

Ni-Cr-Si (+)

0 to +1250

Ni-Si (-)

 

International Type Designation

Conductor Material

Temperature Range (°C)

R

Pt – 13% Rh (+)

0 to +1600

Pt (-)

S

Pt – 10% Rh (+)

0 to +1500

Pt (-)

B

Pt – 30% RH (+)

+100 to +1600

Pt – 6% Rh (-)

Commonly used platinum metal thermocouples

Mineral insulated thermocouple

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