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Insertion RTD probes are used to monitor internal temperatures of meat, fish, poultry, dough, and other food products, both fresh and slightly frozen varieties. Other uses include penetration of soft process materials such as rubber and plastic compounds. The materials of construction are all FDA compliant for use in sanitary applications.
The sheaths are made of full hard-drawn 304SS, hypodermic tubing with a sharp needle-point insertion tip. Several varieties of handles, leadwire, and termination configurations are available. All assemblies are 3-wire construction and use a 100 ohm platinum element with a Temperature Coefficient of 0.003 85 ºC-1 (Class B) and are rated to 200 ºC [392 ºF] maximum temperature limit.