Handheld Digital Pyrometers


TS-1 Handheld

The TS-1 is sturdy, accurate, easy to use, portable and dependable, making it the ideal molten metal temperature measuring instrument for ferrous foundries and steel plants. It can be used with molten Steel, Bronze, Cast Iron, Aluminum Alloys, Copper, Gold, Brass and Silver. When the thermocouple is dipped in molten metal, the microprocessor reads the millivolts and mathematically converts it and provides the temperature reading. The indicator lamps (LEDs) on the front panel indicate and sound a buzzer when the correct reading is displayed. This entire process completes within 3 to 5 seconds, after which the thermocouple tip can be withdrawn.
The microprocessor studies the temperature values and detects the exact temperature of molten metal with its flat plateau detection method, thus rejecting variations due to slag temperature differentials, furnace hot spots, transient electrical spikes, etc. When used with a K-type Probe, it measures lower temperatures and can be used in Peak Hold/Track modes. The TS-1 is used with SYSCON’s thermocouple tips. These tips are expendable temperature sensors in cardboard tubes.

•  Plateau Detection Software
• ± 1°F (± 1°C) accuracy due to microprocessor-based technology
• ± 3°F (±2°C) overall system accuracy
• Rechargeable Nickel-Cadmium battery and automatic low-battery indication
• Bright 0.6″ digital display
• Automatic power shut-off
• End of the measuring cycle indicator
• No mechanical switches
• Comes with a 48″ lance with 45˚ bend at 12″, other sizes are available
• Available with K or S/R/B thermocouples

Technical Specifications

  • Measuring Range
    1000˚F – 3300˚F (538°C – 1816°C) – TS-1 S/R/B
    0 – 2500˚F (0 – 1371°C) – TS-1 K

    Over the entire measuring range

    Temperature Detection Method
    Flat Plateau – TS-1 S/R/B
    Peak Hold/Track – TS-1 K

    Automatic Cold Junction Compensation

    Operating Temperature
    0 – 122˚F (0 – 50˚C)

    4 digits, 7 segment LEDs
    Height – 0.6” (15.4 cm)

    T/C Element
    Pt/Pt Rh 10%, 13%, 6/30%
    Cr / Al

    Weight with Standard Lance
    5.5 lb (2.5 kg)

    Error Codes
    • If T/C breaks during measurement, 9999 is displayed
    • If flat plateau is not detected, 9001 is displayed

    Power Supply
    4 NiCad Batteries, 1.2 V each
    Type “AA”
    Battery Charger Included

    Response Time
    3 to 5 seconds for TS-1 S/R/B
    Approx. 30 seconds for TS-1 K with N. F. Probe

    Calibration Standard
    IPTS 48, 68

    Dust-proof aluminum housing with handle

    Specifications may change without prior notice due to continuous development

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