Seger cone


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Seger cone

[′zā·gər ‚kōn]
(materials)
Any of a series of conical shaped thermometric devices made of materials that deform at specified temperatures; consists of mixtures of clay, salt, and other materials in such proportions that their softening temperatures vary progressively through the series; used to indicate temperatures of furnaces, particularly in ceramic industries. Also known as pyrometric cone.