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Title: Method for forming a thermocouple

Abstract

A method is provided for producing a fast response, insulated junction thermocouple having a uniform diameter outer sheath in the region of the measuring junction. One step is added to the usual thermocouple fabrication process that consists in expanding the thermocouple sheath following the insulation removal step. This makes it possible to swage the sheath back to the original diameter and compact the insulation to the desired high density in the final fabrication step.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Knoxville, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863321
Patent Number(s):
4148134
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01K - MEASURING TEMPERATURE
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; forming; thermocouple; provided; producing; fast; response; insulated; junction; uniform; diameter; outer; sheath; region; measuring; step; added; fabrication; process; consists; expanding; following; insulation; removal; makes; swage; original; compact; desired; density; final; thermocouple sheath; outer sheath; fabrication process; uniform diameter; fast response; measuring junction; /428/136/

Citation Formats

Metz, Hugh J. Method for forming a thermocouple. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Metz, Hugh J. Method for forming a thermocouple. United States.
Metz, Hugh J. Mon . "Method for forming a thermocouple". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863321.
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abstractNote = {A method is provided for producing a fast response, insulated junction thermocouple having a uniform diameter outer sheath in the region of the measuring junction. One step is added to the usual thermocouple fabrication process that consists in expanding the thermocouple sheath following the insulation removal step. This makes it possible to swage the sheath back to the original diameter and compact the insulation to the desired high density in the final fabrication step.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {1}
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