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IR thermometer optris CTlaser 1M / 2M for measuring of metals in high temperatures

The IR thermometer optris CTlaser 1M / 2M allows precise and quick measuring of high temperatures of metal surfaces. The short measuring wavelengths are not only capable of measuring metal temperatures but also allow for measurement of metal oxides and ceramics.

The robust premium stainless steel measuring head of the CTlaser pyrometer additionally offers exact marking of measuring spots in every distance due to its innovative double laser sight.

Important specifications

  • Temperature range:
    250°C to 2,200°C
  • Spectral range: 1.0 µm (1M), 1.6 µm (2M)
  • Response time: 1 ms
  • Price starts from $935.00 (plus VAT)

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Technical Details of the optris CTlaser 1M / 2M

 

Measurement Specifications

 

  • Temperature range (scalable via software):

    485°C to 1050°C (1ML)
    650°C to 1800°C (1MH)
    800°C to 2200°C (1MH1)
    250°C to 800°C (2ML)
    385°C to 1600°C (2MH)
    490°C to 2000°C (2MH1)

  • Spectral range: 
    1.0 μm (1M)
    1,6 μm (2M)
  • Optical resolution (90% energy):

    150:1 (1ML, 2ML)
    300:1 (1MH, 1MH1, 2MH, 2MH1)

  • System accuracy1) (at Tamb= 23 ± 5°C): ± (0.3% of reading + 2°C)
  • Repeatability (at Tamb = 23 ± 5°C): ± (0.1% of reading + 1°C)
  • Temperature resolution (NETD):

    0.1 K (1ML, 2ML)
    0.2 K (1MH, 1MH1, 2MH, 2MH1)

  • Exposure time (90% signal)2): 1 ms
  • Emissivity / Gain (adjustable via programming keys or software): 0.100 - 1.100
  • Transmissivity / Gain (adjustable via programming keys or software): 0.100 - 1.100
  • Signal processing (parameter adjustable via programming keys or software, respectively): 
    peak hold, valley hold, average, extended hold function with threshold and hysteresis

 

General Specifications

 

  • Environmental rating: IP 65 (NEMA-4)
  • Ambient temperature: 
    sensing head: -20°C to 85°C (50°C with laser ON)
    electronics: -20°C to 85°C
  • Storage temperature:
    sensing head: -40°C to 85°C
    electronics: -40°C to 85°C
  • Relative humidity: 10 - 95%, non condensing
  • Vibration (sensor): IEC 68-2-6: 3 G, 11-200 Hz, any axis
  • Shock (sensor): IEC 68-2-27: 50 G, 11 ms, any axis
  • Weight:
    sensing head: 40 g
    electronics: 420 g

 

Electrical Specifications

 

  • Outputs / analog: 0/4 - 20 mA, 0-5/10 V, thermocouple J, K
  • Output / alarm: 24 V / 50 mA (open collector)
  • Optional: relay: 2 x 60 V DC/42 V ACeff; 0.4 A; optically isolated
  • Outputs/ digital (optional): USB, RS232, RS485, CAN, Profibus DP, Ethernet
  • Output impedances:

    mA max. 500 Ω (with 5 - 36 V DC)
    mV min. 100 kΩ load impedance
    thermocouple 20 Ω

  • Inputs: programmable functional inputs for external emissivity adjustment, ambient temperature compensation, trigger (reset of hold functions)
  • Cable length: 3 m (standard), 8 m, 15 m
  • Power supply: 8-36 V DC
  • Current draw: max. 160 mA
  • Laser 635 nm: 1mW, ON/OFF via electronic box or software

 

Versions

 

Part number: temperature range / spectral range / optics / response time

  • OPTCTL1ML: 485-1050°C / 1.0 μm / 150:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL2ML: 250-800°C / 1.6 μm / 150:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL1MH: 650-1800°C / 1.0 μm / 300:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL1MH1: 800-2200°C / 1.0 μm / 300:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL2MH: 385-1600°C / 1.6 μm / 300:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL2MH1: 490-2000°C / 1.6 μm / 300:1 / 1 ms

1) ε = 1, exposure time 1 s
2) with dynamic adaptation at low signal levels

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Areas of application for the infrared thermometer optris CTlaser 1M / 2M

With a wavelength suitable for metal surfaces, the IR thermometers CTlaser 1 M and 2M reliably measure metals of up to 2,200°C.

The IR thermometers are especially popular in the metal processing industry and are employed for e.g. welding, soldering, re-forming, induction brazening, or sintering.

Additional application options are surveillance of rolling trains, tube-welding processes and forging-die forming.
The CTlaser 1M / 2M is additionally suited for measurement of metal oxides.

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Infrared software optris Compact Connect included

The temperature analysis software optris Compact Connect has been developed specifically for the extensive documentation and analysis of temperature measurement data of our stationary infrared thermometers. It is license-free and included in every pyrometer shipment.    

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