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Title: Temperature-profile detector

Abstract

Temperature profiles at elevated temperature conditions are monitored by use of an elongated device having two conductors spaced by the minimum distance required to normally maintain an open circuit between them. The melting point of one conductor is selected at the elevated temperature being detected, while the melting point of the other is higher. As the preselected temperature is reached, liquid metal will flow between the conductors creating short circuits which are detectable as to location.

Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5505970
Application Number:
ON: DE82004456
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy TIC; NTS-82-004553; ERA-07-032461; EDB-82-079047
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; THERMOMETERS; LIQUID METALS; MELTING POINTS; ELEMENTS; FLUIDS; LIQUIDS; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; METALS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES; TRANSITION TEMPERATURE; 440300* - Miscellaneous Instruments- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Not Available. Temperature-profile detector. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Not Available. Temperature-profile detector. United States.
Not Available. Thu . "Temperature-profile detector". United States.
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title = {Temperature-profile detector},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {Temperature profiles at elevated temperature conditions are monitored by use of an elongated device having two conductors spaced by the minimum distance required to normally maintain an open circuit between them. The melting point of one conductor is selected at the elevated temperature being detected, while the melting point of the other is higher. As the preselected temperature is reached, liquid metal will flow between the conductors creating short circuits which are detectable as to location.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
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