Contact vs. Non-contact Temperature Sensors

May 1, 2019

Why To Choose Contact Sensors

Contact Sensors

  • Accurate within 0.1°C

  • Rim and eye sensors;
    Indicates saw blade stiffness. Difference in temperature at the eye and rim of a saw blade causes twisting and dishing, resulting in saw plate damage and cut deviation.

  • Modular bolt on attachment;
    Easy mounting and dismounting from different saw
    guides, enabling change over for target size or damaged guides.

  • No modification cost;
    Minimal saw guide modification and adjustments is needed due to bolt on design

Non-contact Sensors

  • Not accurate;
    Our research has proven that existence of any substances between the sensor and the measuring surface such as saw dust, oil or water can interfere and compromise accuracy

  • Single sensor;
    Does not indicate temperature differences between eye and rim

  • Integrated in saw guide;
    Requires re-machining into new saw guide in case of guide damage

  • High modification cost;
    Guides and babbitt molds require modification/redesign to accommodate sensors









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