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Temperature Sensor Team Shines

Durex has been making temperature sensors for decades. One of the reasons the sensor group continues to be a leader in growth at Durex is its problem solving and product development capabilities.

----Temp-Sensor-in-Power-Unit2.jpgFor instance, a manufacturer of pressure washers was having problems with temperature sensor life in a heated, high-pressure application. Durex engineered a moisture-sealed, heavy wall, high-pressure sensor design using Class 6000 fittings to ensure a minimum of 4,000 psig continuous pressure rating.

In another case, a manufacturer of over-the-road power equipment was experiencing sensor failure due to moisture, road salt and dirt migrating into the sensor assembly internals. Durex analyzed the sensor and discovered that thermal expansion and contraction, over time, were allowing these contaminants to seep into the sensor causing corrosion and sensor error. Durex developed a probe design to remove the contamination pathways and eliminate the problem.

In one final example, a manufacturer of boilers and water heaters was experiencing corrosion and pitting of the thermowell, despite switching to 316L material. To solve the problem, Durex developed a gold-plated thermowell and sensor assembly with thinner walls to not only prevent corrosion, but also improve sensor response time.


For the precise solution to your thermal challenge or if you have questions, contact us today at 800-762-3468 or sales@durexindustries.com.

News

Thermal News Autumn 2016

Selection of the best temperature sensor element and assembly is critical to the thermal accuracy and performance of industrial equipment, analytical instrumentation, and medical devices.

Thermal News Winter 2016

Six years ago, Durex embarked upon a business objective to become the best engineering and manufacturing company in our industry. This meant raising the bar of our engineering and manufacturing competencies.

Thermal News Autumn 2015

Solving thermal problems is one hallmark of what Durex brings to customers. We would like to share 3 examples of how Durex solved challenging applications.

Thermal News Summer 2015

Welcome! Durex’ core technologies and advanced thermal solutions provide superior performance - giving our customers advantages in their industries.

Durex Announces the SENTINEL® Molded Foam Silicone Rubber Heater

Durex Industries’ SENTINEL heaters offer the advances of improved thermal efficiency, higher process temperatures, and reduced system cost.

Announcing the UL Listing and Launch of the HALO® Temperature Controller

HALO is a patent pending integrated controller that reduces thermal system complexity and cost as compared to traditional solutions.

New Mica Foil High Temperature Heater Technology

Need uniform heat with fast response for applications up to 1112°F (600°C)?

Thermal News Spring 2015

Spring is in the air with new technologies, business processes, and human resources at Durex Industries. Ed Hinz, Durex Founder and CEO, recently stated that Durex continues to reinvest in development of new technologies, products, manufacturing processes

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