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Adjustable Melt Top Thermocouples


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Adjustable Melt Top Thermocouples

The standard assembly consists of an 1/8" O.D. MgO insulated, type "J" Thermocouple in a Stainless Steel Sheath. The body is stainless steel with a 1/2" -20UNF-2A thread.

A Thermal Barrier reduces heat transfer from body to Thermocouple. Other parts include a Packing Seal, Compression Barrel Nut, hex Adjusting Screw, and a Polarized Quick Disconnect Male Plug.

Standard Immersion is adjustable from flush to 1". Standard body lengths are 3" and 6" measured from the beginning of wrench flats to the bolt tip.

The adjustable Plastic Melt Thermocouple has a movable probe activated by an inner screw mechanism.

The probe can be immersed into or withdrawn from the plastic melt stream while the extruder is in full operation at maximum flow rates and pressures.

This feature permits temperature measurement at various depths in the melt stream, eliminates thermocouple breaking at start-up and prevents hang-up. As it is retracted into the body, any film formed on it is scraped off.

AM 100

Adjustable Melt Top Thermocouples

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Adjustable Melt Top Thermocouples

AM 200

The AM200 Adjustable Melt Thermocouple features an all Stainless Steel construction and utilizes a Compression Fitting as the mechanism for adjustment. The AM200 allows for easy and economical replacement of the mineral insulated Thermocouple element.

Adjustable melt top themocouples
Adjustable melt top themocouples

See our Large Supply by Clicking on the Stock List Tab above or Configure your Adjustable Melt Top Thermocouples here.

Contact Hampton Controls for more info: ​724-861-0150       

Please call for any special needs, in most cases, we are able to create a custom solution.     


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