The Sensor Academy is a technical training platform designed to provide an overview of our products. Visit the academy to learn more about Pt sensors, their accuracy tolerance classes & physical characteristics, and much more.
What Is the Sensor Academy?
General Technical Information
Platinum (Pt) resistance elements are temperature sensors based upon the property that the electrical resistance of platinum (Pt) increases with a rise in temperature. Generally, Pt elements are not designed for use in their discrete element form. Some type of housing or assembly is usually required to provide protection from the environment.