Thermistors Serve different Functions

Not all thermistors look alike or function the same. The differences between thermistors allow the devices to have wide spread applicability throughout many different industries. The devices are mainly used to monitor/measure temperature, but they are also used as heating elements, current limiters, and current protectors.   

Thermistors types and features:

As a means to optimize the performance of any thermistor, users must determine the style, size, and characteristics of the particular thermistor they need. Resistance values can range from 1000 ohms up to 100,000 ohms. Glass coated thermistors are constructed to used in temperatures ranging from -50 to roughly 300 degrees Celsius.

Taking the time to evaluate your application needs will help you to purchase and use thermistors that are optimized for a particular function. If you require help, we will help you determine the best thermistors.

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