Measuring temperature in a rotating furnace using the YTMX580 Multi-Input Temperature Transmitter
Background and customer requirements
The customer uses a rotating furnace in their manufacturing of titanium oxide. They wish to install multiple temperature sensors directly on the rotating furnace in order to measure the internal temperature with high accuracy.
Install a YTMX580 on the side of the rotating furnace that can wirelessly transmit measured values from multiple temperature sensors.
- The YTMX580 allows wireless transmission of up to 8 data sources
- Direct temperature sensors provide the highest accuracy
- Wireless transmission means no wiring from the rotating furnace
- Battery powered—eliminates power cords and wires
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YTMX580 Multi-Input Temperature Transmitter
YTMX580 can accept inputs from up to 8 points of measurement such as thermocouples (8 types: K, E, J, etc.) or RTD signals (3 types: Pt100, etc.), converting the corresponding measurement input values to a wireless signal. It can also accept DC voltage, resistance, and 4 to 20 mA DC signal input.
The flexibility of wireless solutions enables less investment in infrastructure while providing greater insights into plant operations.
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