Accession Number:

AD0408503

Title:

A TEMPERATURE MEASURING SYSTEM USING RDF STIKON RESISTANCE ELEMENTS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HERCULES POWDER CO CUMBERLAND MD ALLEGANY BALLISTICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

A temperature measuring system which uses RdF Stikon nickel resistance thermometer elements BN-200T series was developed as the result of a recognized need for a high-output temperature transducer compatible with present four arm bridge systems. The RdF Stikon was tested in a bridge circuit designed to simulate a standard 350 ohm four arm bridge. The Stikon was found to be sensitive to strain. Since it was to be used on surfaces of unpredictable strain, a strain free method of surface attachment was developed. The complete system was tested and found to have a system error of less than 2 when used in the 32 to 432 F temperature range.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE