- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 4/2011 on page 16
Non-Contact Temperature Measurement
Using IR thermometers: guidelines and practical tests
With an infrared thermometer, you can quickly measure the temperatures of all sorts of objects at a (reasonable) distance. Thermometers of this sort are available with prices starting at a few dozen euros/pounds. What do you need to pay attention to when buying or using an infrared thermometer? This article sets you on the right path and provides information on a selection of meters priced under 200 euros/pounds.