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Temperature Sensing

BASF supplies a wide range of industries with exceptionally high quality optical pyrometers, thermocouples, and calibration services to provide temperature insights, which can enable higher yields and assist our customers with attaining increased profit.

For over 60 years, BASF has supplied a wide range of industries, including semiconductor, glass, solar cell, chemical, crystal growth, heat treating, laser welding, gas turbine, bio-medical, and others with exceptionally high-quality temperature sensor products and temperature sensor calibration services to meet the demanding applications of our customers.

Metals—particularly those in the platinum group—are critical components of many products made by BASF such as contact thermocouples. The experience of our research and development group in precious metal and precious metal technologies is unmatched. From Fibro® platinum to Platinel® thermocouple wire we have led the industry with breakthrough innovations. No one knows more about precious metals.

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A leader in precious-metal thermocouples for many years, BASF more recently applied its technological expertise to optical-based temperature measurement.

Designed for superior performance, the EXACTUS® optical pyrometer provides significant performance advantages in non-contact temperature measurement. Numerous pending patents cover these breakthroughs in optics, detector electronics, amplifier technology and emissivity error reduction. For many years, BASF has supplied a wide range of industries, including semiconductor, glass, solar cell, chemical, crystal growth, heat treating, laser welding, gas turbine, bio-medical, and others with exceptionally high quality temperature sensor products and temperature sensor calibration services to meet the demanding applications of our customers.

Applications & Industries

Applications & Industries

BASF supplies a wide range of industries that have a need to control critical process temperatures, with exceptionally high quality temperature sensor products and temperature sensor calibration services to meet the demanding applications of our customers and help make them more successful.

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Contact the Temperature Sensing Team

Get in touch to learn more about our temperature sensing solutions.

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Contact Thermocouples

Contact Thermocouples

Our contact temperature probes include high temperature thermocouples, platinum thermocouples, noble metal thermocouples, thermocouples for the glass industry, profile and spike thermocouples for diffusion furnaces, high temperature industrial thermocouples, furnace thermocouples, and high temperature thermocouple wire and cable.

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Optical Pyrometer

Optical Pyrometer

Offering excellent accuracy, resolution, repeatability, and stability, EXACTUS® optical pyrometer technology provides significant performance advantages in non-contact temperature measurement in a practical, rugged and user-friendly design.

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Thermocouple Recycling Services

Thermocouple Recycling Services

Precious metal thermocouples always have value—even when they are no longer usable. The metal content of thermocouples can be recycled into new replacements or monetary credit can be given for the user with book credit for use at a later date.

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