Technical Characteristics

Technical Characteristics

Uniform Crystal Temperature Sensor (UCTS) technology is ideal for engine development program applications where accuracy and survivability in a harsh environment are critical. This innovative temperature measurement technique is designed to improve the quality and cost of data available to Heat-Transfer and Durability Engineers at all stages of engine development.

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Uniform Crystal Temperature Sensors are used to validate:

  • Heat Transfer Steady State Analytical Models
  • Cooling design concepts
  • Durability and Crack Propagation Predictions

UCTS presents an unique low cost option for accurate measurement of max temperatures:

  • On Rotating Parts
  • In places which are difficult to access
  • Where a high density of instrumentation is needed

Advantages include:

  • Micro-size
  • Accurate
  • Robust
  • User friendly
  • Cost effective
  • No leads

UCTS Characteristics

Temperature Range
150 – 1430 °C
300 – 2606 °F
σ = ± 3.3 °C
σ = ± 6 °F
0.20 x 0.20 x 0.38 mm
0.008 x 0.008 x 0.015 in.
Not required
≥ 95%
Shelf Life
Supported Test Profile(s)
Radiation/Chemical Hazard
Data Reduction Productivity
~100 sensors per shift