bead thermistor

bead thermistor

[′bēd thər′mis·tər]
(electricity)
A thermistor made by applying the semiconducting material to two wire leads as a viscous droplet, which cements the leads upon firing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To show just how smart this small appliance is, each unit contains 'a glass bead thermistor that measures the temperature 20 times a second and transmits this data to the microprocessor, which then controls the patented double-stacked heating element.'
The British company said it had invested almost PS50 million in the PS300 Supersonic hair dryer, which it claims intelligently protects the hair and scalp from heat damage with a glass bead thermistor that measures the air temperature 20 times a second.
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The glass coated bead thermistors approximate the shape of a prolate spheroid, when viewed with a microscope, with major and minor axes of 0.40 mm and 0.25 mm, respectively.