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Industrial applications of a fiber optic emissivity measuring infrared pyrometer
Author(s): Edward K. Matthews
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Paper Abstract

In 1987 the first laser-based emissivity measuring pyrometer was introduced. This instrument is currently in worldwide use in industrial and research applications. In 1990 a fiber optic version was developed; this provided broader temperature ranges, smaller target sizes, lower cost and most importantly flexibility of sensor head size, shape and materials. Furthermore the fiber optic version meets the requirements for on-line IR temperature measurement and control in metallurgical, chemical, ceramic and electronics manufacturing where portable instrument access is prohibited and where the sensor environment is harsh.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 1994
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2072, Fiber Optic Physical Sensors in Manufacturing and Transportation, (7 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166879
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Edward K. Matthews, Pyrometer Instrument Co., Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2072:
Fiber Optic Physical Sensors in Manufacturing and Transportation
John W. Berthold; Richard O. Claus; Michael A. Marcus; Robert S. Rogowski, Editor(s)

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