VAPOR ACTUATED FILLED SYSTEM THERMOMETER
REOTEMP’s Vapor Actuated Filled System Thermometers can be fitted into a large variety of temperature indicating applications. Manufactured to the highest standards, these instruments are ideal for remote reading. Vapor actuated thermometers, are not subject to indicator error due to ambient temperature variations along the capillary tube system, and will give excellent readings provided the measured temperature is above or below ambient temperature.
Note: Vapor instruments have progressive non-linear graduations, and are best read in the upper 2/3 of the dial range. Many ranges are available between -40°F and +450°F, and care should be exercised to select a range that will locate the operating temperatures within the upper 2/3 of the dial range.
- Accuracy ± 1 Scale Division (Upper 2/3 Scale)
- Ideal for Remote Reading, such as Panel Installation
- Capillary Lengths of 1 to 100 Feet
- Stainless Steel Sealed Construction
- Variety of Flanged or U-Clamp Mounting Options
- Brass and 316SS Thermowells for Vapor-Actuated Bulbs Available.
DIAL SIZE: 2”, 2 1/2”, 3 1/2”, 4 1/2”
DIAL MATERIAL: Aluminum with white finish and black markings. Other colors available upon request.
POINTER: Standard Adjustable
MOVEMENT: Brass with Precision Gearing
BOURDON TUBE: Phosphor Bronze
CASE: All-Stainless Steel, except: VA45FL (Aluminum) and VA45TB (Phenolic)
PROCESS CONNECTION: Plain Bulb, 1/2” NPT Union, 1/2” NPT sliding union on 12” bendable extension, or thermowell. Note: Thermowells must be used whenever the bulb would be exposed to pressure, fluid velocity, or corrosive media.
WINDOW: Polycarbonate or Glass
BULB: Stainless Steel or Copper. Bulb O.D. 7/16” (threaded), 3/8” (plain). Bulb lengths vary from 2 1/2” to 9 1/4” depending on capillary length.
CAPILLARY: Copper, copper with bronze braid armor, stainless steel, stainless steel with stainless steel armor. Capillary lengths 5 feet (standard); 1 to 100 feet available.
RANGES: Over twenty °F and °F/°C ranges available, from -40°F to 450°F. For higher temperature ranges, please call REOTEMP to inquire about gas-actuated vapor thermometers.
APPLICATIONS: Control panels, chemical processing, pipelines, food processing, OEM applications, ovens, solar heating, refrigeration, etc.
Note: Thermowells should be used whenever the stem or bulb would be exposed to pressure, corrosion, velocity, abrasion or shear forces. Thermowells also make it possible to remove the thermometer without losing pressure or the contents of the process.