Mon, 11/05/2007 - 9:11am
NTC thermistors are used in disposable medical temperature products to optimize monitoring accuracy and clinical hygienic standards. The thermistor sensors offer a combination of electrical sensitivity, durability, and interchangeability in a variety of physical configurations at low cost. Disposable vinyl cap sensors are suitable for incorporation in catheters or invasive medical devices. The sensor may be used in a variety of applications including Foley catheters, esophageal temperature monitoring, and oral, rectal, and fever thermometers, as well as for temperature measurement of environments.