[Clayart] How Long Should My Thermocouple Last?

Robert Harris robertgharris at gmail.com
Fri Jul 9 01:48:06 UTC 2021


Interesting article particularly as it says that Type-K thermocouples
(which is what most of us use - except for some of the crystalliers who use
Type-S), are "prone to green rot in undersized tubes in a low oxygen
environment above 1400F".

On Thu, 8 Jul 2021 at 16:59, L TURNER <magnolia.mud.list at gmail.com> wrote:

> a lead article in the July 2021 issue of  Industrial Heating magazine:
> How Long Should My Thermocouple Last?
>
> https://digitaledition.industrialheating.com/july-2021/how-long-should-my-thermocouple-last/
>
>
> yeah, the author is focused on commercial applications and the examples are
> not pottery kilns;
> however, the discussion of the corrosion of the thermocouple and the
> protection tube however is generic and does address some important insights
> not often mentioned in the studio pottery discussions.
>
> LT
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