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SMD Platinum RTD Temperature Sensor Suited for Biomedical Applications

Wed, 12/15/2010 - 5:45am


SMD Platinum RTD Temperature Sensor Suited for Biomedical ApplicationsHeraeus Sensor Technology has introduced a surface mount platinum RTD temperature sensing element uniquely suited for use in biomedical applications. Available in both Pt100 and Pt1000 values, The 0805 SMD RTD sensor offers the stability of a thin film platinum RTD in a standard surface mount package. When compared to other types of SMD temperature sensors, the 0805 SMD Pt RTD offers superior post-soldering stability. The small package size ensures a fast thermal response time, and is ideal for applications where space is a premium. Applications include temperature compensation in personal glucose testers, breathing sensors, and patient temperature monitoring and management. Key operating characteristics include low drift, long-term stability, high reliability, and interchangeability.

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