IR Thermometer has -40 to 1076°F measurement range.
February 24, 2012 -
Used for testing and troubleshooting, IRT657 point-and-shoot, gun-style IR thermometer lets users measure surface temperatures, including hot, cold, or inaccessible equipment, from safe distance. Response time is 250 msec, and accuracy is ±3°F above 32°F and ±5°F below 32°F. Powered by 9 V battery, instrument has rugged, ergonomic design with 1.6 in. diagonal backlit LCD and front-panel °F/°C selection switch. Other features include 0.95 fixed emissivity and 12:1 distance-to-spot ratio.
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General Tools & Instruments
80 White St.
New York, NY, 10013
New 12:1 Wide Range Infrared Thermometer Ideal for Countless Applications
Features Extraordinary Measurement Range of -40° to 1076°F (-40° to 580°C)
(New York, NY) With its exceptionally broad measurement range of -40° to 1076°F (-40° to 580°C), the new 12:1 Wide Range Infrared Thermometer (IRT657) from General Tools & Instruments (General®) is perfect for testing and troubleshooting a wide variety of systems and components. It has a host of applications in HVACR, building/facilities maintenance, manufacturing, electrical, aviation/ transportation MRO and other markets.
This precision point-and-shoot, gun-style infrared thermometer accurately and easily measures surface temperatures-including hot, cold or inaccessible equipment-from a safe distance. The IRT657 is ideal for numerous applications, including:
Monitoring food processing and storage temperatures
Checking heating, AC and refrigeration system components
Testing chillers, steam traps and heat exchangers
Finding hot spots in engine or exhaust systems
Identifying overheated equipment or electrical systems
The IRT657 has a rugged, ergonomic design with a 1.6 in. diagonal backlit LCD and is powered by a single 9-Volt battery (included). This precision specialty instrument features accuracy of +/-3°F (2°C) above 32°F (0°C) and +/-5°F (3°C) below 32°F (0°C), and a 12:1 distance-to-spot ratio. The IRT657 has an extremely fast response time of 250 milliseconds, fixed emissivity of 0.95, and a handy front-panel °F/°C selection switch. It comes with a carrying case and a user's manual.
See more at www.generaltools.com/IRT657--121-WIDE-RANGE-INFRARED-THERMOMETER_p_1504.html.
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Celebrating 90 years of product innovation from its New York City headquarters, General Tools & Instruments remains the market leader in precision specialty hand tools. Recent product advancements and corporate acquisitions have expanded General's line to include over 1,500 precision tools and hand-held instruments. This vast array of products is widely used by contractors, professionals, technicians, DIYers and hobbyists in a broad range of industries. To learn more about General Tools & Instruments and its products, visit www.generaltools.com or call Customer Support at 1-800-697-8665.
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