What Is a Thermocouple?

Last modified by Microchip on 2024/02/06 09:39

  • Two dissimilar metals joined at one end​.
  • Generates a very small voltage that is used to calculate the temperature at the “HOT” junction​.
  • Generally used in harsh and extreme temperature environments.
  • Many standard Thermocouple types: K, J, T, N, S, E, B, and R​.

Thermocouple diagram