Infrared thermometers and thermal imagers - Optris products
You are here:
optris CTvideo 3M

Product Program

  • Overview
  • Technical details
  • Applications
  • Datasheets & manuals
  • Software

Video thermometer optris CTvideo 3M for metals

The infrared video thermometer optris CTvideo 3M is perfectly suited for low-temperature measurement of metals and composite materials starting from 50°C. Parallel use of the video module and the laser sight allow for an easy and exact measuring field marking even if the measuring object is located in hard-to-access areas. 

Important specifications

  • Temperature range:
    50°C to 1,800°C
  • Spectral range: 2.3 µm
  • Response time: 1 ms
  • Price starts from 1380.00 USD (plus VAT)

Product configurator

Technical Details of the optris CTvideo 3M

 

Measurement Specifications

 

  • Temperature range1) (scalable via software):'
    50°C to 400°C (3ML)

    100°C to 600°C (3MH)
    150°C to 1000°C (3MH1)
    200°C to 1500°C (3MH2)
    250°C to 1800°C (3MH3)

  • Spectral range: 2.3 µm
  • Optical resolution (90% energy):

    60:1 (3ML)
    100:1 (3MH)
    300:1 (3MH1-H3)

  • System accuracy2) (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 (digital): 0.1 K
  • Exposure time (90% signal)3): 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 70°C (50°C with laser ON)
    electronics: 0°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: 600 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)
  • Output / digital (optional): USB 2.0
  • Video Sighting4): Digital (USB 2.0) 640 x 480 px, FOV 3.1° x 2.4°
  • 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), 5 m, 10 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

  • OPTCTL3ML: 50-400°C / 2.3 μm / 60:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL3MH: 100-600°C / 2.3 μm / 100:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL3MH1: 150-1000°C / 2.3 μm / 300:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL3MH2: 200-1500°C / 2.3 μm / 300:1 / 1 ms
  • OPTCTL3MH3: 250-1800°C / 2.3 μm / 300:1 / 1 ms

1) Tobject > Tsensing head + 25°C
2) ε = 1, response time 1 s
3) with dynamic adaptation at low signal levels
3) Video sighting is useable at focus distance (± 10% of the measuring distance)

Product configurator

Areas of application for the video thermometer optris CTvideo 3M

The video thermometer optris CTvideo 3M, like the related video pyrometers CTvideo 1M and 2M as well as the pyrometer CTlaser 1M / 2M, has been designed for measurement of metallic surfaces, and allows for easy temperature measurement during metal processing within the measurable temperature range of 50°C to 1,800°C.

Additionally, the innovative video module and the laser sight ensure a precise measuring spot adjustment even in hard-to-access processes.

Product configurator

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.    

Screenshot license-free application software optris Compact Connect

Product configurator