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Publication Date: 06/1/2011
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Thermex Sensor Film Checks Surface Temp.
Thermex temperature distribution paper enhanced by Topaq® analysis.
Madison, NJ — Testing with Thermex® temperature distribution film from Sensor Products, Inc., has become a useful design and assembly quality control check. Thermex is an economical thin sensor film that can be used in virtually any application to test and monitor heated contacting surfaces from 200 to 300°F (93 to 149°C). It can be used alone or in conjunction with Fuji Prescale® pressure indicating film, also offered by Sensor Products.

Upon exposure to heat, Thermex changes color instantaneously and permanently to reveal temperature distribution between any two contacting surfaces. The intensity of these color changes directly relates to the temperature the film was exposed to, enabling it to reveal spot high or low temperature zones and minute surface variations.

Invasive intolerant environments and interfaces that aren't easily accessed with traditional temperature indicators and infrared thermometers are among candidates for Thermex.

While the Thermex material used for testing may be saved for archival purposes, its low cost renders it inherently disposable. A sheet can be easily trimmed for smaller applications or custom cut to defined dimensions.

New applications for the product are being discovered daily. Common applications include heat sealing, lamination/press, flat web-type machines used in converting, ultrasonic welding, heat sinking, and clutch/brake interfaces.

Post-processing analysis is available for temperature fluctuations that need to be analyzed with great precision.

Contact: Sensor Products Inc., 300 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940 800-755-2201 or 973-884-1755 fax: 973-884-1699 E-mail: Web:

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