Type S Thermocouple

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Type S Thermocouple

The Type S (Platinum Rhodium 10%/Platinum) is used in very high temperature applications. It is commonly found in the BioTech and Pharmaceutical industries. It is sometimes used in lower temperature applications because of its high accuracy and stability.


Type S Temperature Range
Thermocouple Grade Wire –58°F to 2,700°F (–50°C to 1480°C)
Extension Wire 32°F to 392°F (0 to 200°C)


Type S Accuracy
Standard +/- 1.5°C or +/- 0.25%
Special Limits of Error +/- 0.6°C or 0.1%


Consideration for bare wire type S thermocouple applications: The Type S can be used in inert and oxidizing atmospheres up to 2,912F (1600C) continuously and up 3,092F (1,700C) for short term use.

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Type S Thermocouple Reference Table