Thursday, 14 November 2013

Know More About Thermometers

I don’t think that anyone of us has not yet used thermometer so far in their life. It is the most basic and essential medical equipment, which can be found not only in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, but even on our home too. They are not only used for measuring the temperature of our body, but can also be used to measure the temperature of food and drinks items. Thermometers are also used in measuring important industrial measurements as well.

So ideally we can say that thermometers are the only medical equipment which has so wide reach in our life. Actually there are many different types of thermometer present in market these days. It might confuse a person who is going to purchase it for the first time.

One of my friends who is a clinical thermometer manufacturers only, informed me that while purchasing a thermometer, we need to understand different things about the same. We need to know the associated application of the thermometer which we are purchasing, and then we also need to know about the measurement range of the temperature for which this particular thermometer will work its resolution and accuracy, etc.

Ideally when you go to purchase a thermometer, you must also ask the vendor about the maintenance required to achieve measurements through it. Here are a few different types of thermometer available in the market:

Traditional Thermometer: The very basic and I think the cheapest type of thermometer available in the market is the traditional one. These are ideal for use in our home, and most preferably are most commonly used too in our homes. But you can’t rely on these if you need quite accurate results. Normally they are easy to read and most probably will give output in degree C or degree F as well.

Multiple Sensor Thermometers: They might have two or even sensor associated with them, which can be useful in getting accurate results. They can also be used in simultaneously monitoring two or more different types of environment. They can also be used for both long and short duration as well.

Digital Thermometers: Well with the advancement of technology thermometers has also enhanced themselves to the digital world. They are easy to read, as they have the LCD display unit, compact, accurate and durable as well. Mainly they are becoming popular just because they are very sensitive and quick to obtain results.

Room Thermometer: These devices can measure the room temperatures. They can be fixed into a wall.
Forehead Thermometer: Well these are normally used by child specialists to measure the body temperature of infants. They also give quite accurate results.

Other than above thermometers are also found in different types like Flat Oval Thermometer, Rectal Thermometer, Veterinary Thermometer, Basal Thermometer, Irreversible Temperature Labels Thermometers, Fixed & Wired Probe Thermometers, K-type Thermometers, Data Logging Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, etc.

If you are unsure of the types of thermometer which can suit your need then it is better to consult a professional for help in choosing them.

 Author Bio: This Blog on thermometer is written by SANTOSH SINGH. santosh is associated with a company which is Laboratory Products Manufacturers. They are one of the leading producers of medical equipments. They are also a Rehabilitation Aids Manufacturers company. The ultimate goal of their company is to provide cost effective medical equipments to the mass.

Share This!

No comments:

Post a comment

Powered By Blogger · Designed By Seo Blogger Templates