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Choosing the Right Infrared Thermometer for You

There are three basic types of infrared thermometer optics, each with its own advantages and disadvantages: no-lens thermometers, fresnel lens thermometers and mica lens thermometers.

 

Infrared Lens
Cost
Durability
Temp Range
Optics
Ambient Effect
No Lens
£
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Hot
Good
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Fresnel Lens
££
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Hotter
Better
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Mica Lens
£££
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Hottest
Best
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No-lens Thermometers Fresnel Lens Thermometers Mica Lens Thermometers
IR Pocket







RayTemp 28
RayTemp 38






 

It is important to give some thought to the intended range of temperature you are likely to measure with your infrared thermometer. For best resolution, choose a thermometer with a specified range that most narrowly covers what you are planning to measure.

  • order code: 814-060
    £18.50
    £22.20 inc VAT

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    IR-Pocket infrared thermometer with max/min, display hold & lock functions LED spot alignment wide temperature range lock function for continuous measurement max/min memory function  

    £18.50
    £22.20 inc VAT

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  • order code: 228-020
    £35.00
    £42.00 inc VAT

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    RayTemp 2 Infrared Thermometer high accuracy ±1 °C over 0 to 100 °C FREE traceable certificate of calibration displays ambient temperature records the max/min temperatures designed & built in Britain

    £35.00
    £42.00 inc VAT

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  • order code: 860-845
    £90.00
    £108.00 inc VAT

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    RayTemp 8 thermometer kit two thermometers in one includes differential & average temperatures target ratio 12:1 pocket-sized & simple to use range IR -60 to 500°C range  probe -64 to 1370°C

    £90.00
    £108.00 inc VAT

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  • order code: 814-028
    £130.00
    £156.00 inc VAT

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    RayTemp® 28 High Temperature Infrared Thermometer auto-power off, display hold & backlight functions wide temperature range -50 to 1370 °C robust IP54 housing for durability dual laser for precise targeting external type K probes extra

    £130.00
    £156.00 inc VAT

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