The Thomas Traceable Mini Thermometer is a digital thermometer used for monitoring the temperature of liquids, semisolids, and gases. The thermometer measures temperature from -50 to 150 degrees C (-58 to 302 degrees F), with an accuracy of + or -1 degree C between -20 and 100 degrees C. The thermometer has a 7" stainless steel probe that is impervious to most chemicals. The probe is attached to the thermometer by an 18" cable that can be wrapped into a slot in the back of the unit for easy storage. The LCD display has 0.3" high digits for visibility at a distance. The thermometer is traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology standards, indicating that it is calibrated to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 levels. The Thomas Mini Thermometer is used in food storage, scientific laboratories, and other industries that require temperature monitoring.
|Power source||(1) Silver-oxide battery, type 357|
|Temperature range||-50 to 150 degrees C (-58 to 302 degrees F)|
|Accuracy||+ or - 1 degree C (from -20 to 100 degree C)|
|Resolution||0.1 degree C|
|Standard met||International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||3 x 2 x 0.5 inches|
H is height, the vertical distance from lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right; D is depth, the horizontal distance from front to back.
Digital thermometers are instruments used to measure the temperature of air, liquids, or surfaces electronically. They may measure temperature in Celsius, Fahrenheit, or both. Most digital thermometers use thermistors, which are small electronic resistors. Thermistors are made out of metals that conduct electricity within a certain range and become more conductive the warmer they get. A microcontroller inside the thermometer measures this electrical conductivity and converts it to a temperature, which is displayed on an LCD. Digital thermometers are used in a wide range of applications, including in laboratory settings, food service and storage, and in doctors' offices and hospitals.
Thomas Scientific manufactures lab supplies, equipment, chemicals, and instruments for scientific research. It is a registered contractor for the United States Federal Government. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.