Miniature High Temperature Thermocouple Plug & Socket
The miniature flat two-pin thermocouple connector is specifically designed to connect thermocouple temperature sensors and thermocouple cables. It is compatible with a wide range of thermocouple types, including K, T, J, N, R/S, E, B, and Cu. The connector has a brown colour and the thermocouple type is clearly indicated on its body.
With a thermosetting plastic body that can handle temperatures up to 350ºC, this connector is suitable for wires with a diameter of up to 0.6mm. The bevel tipped pins make insertion easy, while the polarised flat pins ensure a secure connection. The connector follows the colour coding standards set by IEC60584-3.
Where to Use Thermocouple Connectors?
A miniature thermocouple connector can be used in many different scenarios. In most cases you will see a connector attached directly to the end of the thermocouple sheath or on the end of a thermocouple cable. Depending on what the ambient temperature is when using a thermocouple plug or socket will stipulate whether to use a standard plastic, thermo plastic or ceramic body.
To ensure the correct temperature readings you must ensure that you use the correct thermocouple type and a connector with the correct material pins. As an example, if you have a green cable with type K conductors then be sure to use, say, a miniature type K Thermocouple connector.
What Colour Thermocouple Connector Should I Use?
All thermocouple connectors come colour coded for easy identification. Please see IEC colour coding below:
Type K = Green
Type T = Brown
Type J = Black
Type N = Pink
Type R/S = Orange
Type E = Purple
Copper = White
All of our connectors are available to suit various temperature ranges and in different designs. If you are unsure of your requirements then please contact us.
Thermocouple Connectors Panel Mount
Panel mounted sockets are available for both miniature flat pin and standard round pin sizes. In most circumstances they are rated below 220 deg c but adaptors for the high temperature and ceramic bodies are available to suit. The thermocouple socket comes complete with a strong panel mount along with 2 screws to ensure a tight fit.
If you’d like more information, or a quote, on any of our miniature flat pin thermocouple connectors, please contact us.