Temperature measurement

Temperature measurement is involved in several different steps of the aluminum production process. In order to maintain and control the material, thermocouples are the primary method of measurement since the material can withstand some of the highest temperatures.

Below are some common application areas and the suggested materials used:

Aluminum baking Type K or S in protective tubes Alloy 600 or APM
Rodding Shop
Anode & Yoke heaters Type K in Alumina tubing
Cathode heaters Type K or S in alumina tubing
Cast House
Ladle heaters Type K in Alumina tubing
Holding furnaces Type K in Alumina tubing and Type K or N as capillary TC type Ø6,0 mm
Launder Type K in Alumina tubing
Filter Type K in Alumina tubing
Others Type K in Alumina tubing

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