platinum resistance thermometer


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platinum resistance thermometer

[′plat·ən·əm ri¦zis·təns thər′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
The basis of the International Practical Temperature Scale of 1968 from 259.35° to 630.74°C; used in industrial thermometers in the range 0 to 650°C; capable of high accuracy because platinum is noncorrosive, ductile, and nonvolatile, and can be obtained in a very pure state. Also known as Callendar's thermometer.
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Table 3 Capsule standard platinum resistance thermometer ITS-90 calibrations.
Similarly, notebooks concerning calibrations of thermocouples date to 1909 and work on platinum resistance thermometers dates back to 1907.
3] constant-volume gas thermometers (CVGTs); standard platinum resistance thermometers (SPRTs); and radiation thermometers.
Platinum is used in catalytic devices, fuel cells and in the manufacturing apparatus for laboratory and industrial use, thermocouples, platinum resistance thermometers, acid proof containers, electrodes, etc.