TE Wire & Cable Thermocouple Solutions Blog


TE Wire passes ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Feb 2, 2017 4:00:00 PM

After much preparation and hard work, our Calibration Laboratory's ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation has been successfully reaffirmed after passing the latest assessment conducted by a third party auditor A2LA (American Association of Laboratory Accreditation), and was completed on October 21st, 2016. Today, our company's accreditation is upheld by TE Wires high quality standards and enforced by our Quality Control department. The annual inter-laboratory proficiency testing was conducted by the National Association for Proficiency Testing (NAPT), which included TE Wire & Cable. As noted in a final issued report from 12/13/16, the results were satisfactory. 


Topics: Thermocouple Traceability, thermocouple wire calibration, ISO17025, Calibration Lab Accreditation

Top 3 Considerations when Selecting Type K Thermocouple Wire

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Oct 2, 2014 9:37:48 AM


Thermocouple (TC) wires are used in a wide range of industries. I have personally worked on some unique projects and it always amazes me how innovative people get especially in the niche applications. For example, one well known aerospace company is designing cryogenic temperature monitoring system utilizing thermocouple wire in space satellites. Cool stuff. Literally.


Topics: Thermocouple Selection, thermocouple wire calibration, high-temperature wire, wire design, Thermocouple 101

Thermocouple Wire Recycling Part I: Going Green Protects Planet, Saves Greenbacks

Posted by Joanne Ward

Jul 25, 2014 11:37:33 AM

What do you do with your used thermocouple wire? Does it get thrown out along with your trash? If so, then it’s time to examine the financial and environmental reasons for starting a thermocouple wire recycling program.



Topics: thermocouple wire calibration, thermocouple wire recycling

3 Basic Steps to Selecting the Right Thermocouple Wire for Your Application

Posted by Pat Durkin

May 20, 2014 11:00:00 AM


When it comes to selecting the right thermocouple wire, it’s all about temperature and accuracy. It is vital to select a TC wire that fits within the temperature range of your application. Why? Because a wire that doesn’t fit the required temperature range will not provide accurate temperature measurement. And this could lead to system or parts damage if the elements of your application get too hot.



Topics: Thermocouple Selection, thermocouple color codes, thermocouple wire calibration

The ABC’s of thermocouple wire calibration types: What do they mean?

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Jan 29, 2014 11:30:00 AM

When it comes to thermocouple wire, there’s a veritable alphabet of calibration types available: K type thermocouple, J type thermocouple, T type and so on. We’re frequently asked: What do these designations mean and which type is right for a specific application?



Topics: Thermocouple Selection, thermocouple wire calibration