TE Wire & Cable Thermocouple Solutions Blog


New Low-Drift Thermocouple Cable Technology Reduces Drift by Over 80%! [News Release]

Posted by Pat Durkin

Oct 4, 2016 9:37:22 AM

TE Wire Signs Licensing Agreement with Cambridge Enterprise for Low-Drift Mineral Insulated Thermocouple Cable Technology

Supports higher accuracy temperature measurements, longer life, improved drift characteristics 


Topics: wire design, metallurgy, low-drift cable, aerospace, mineral insulated thermocouple

It Really is Rocket Science! Part 2: Re-flight of Déjà Vu [Video]

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Mar 10, 2016 11:27:00 AM

Last month, I shared some exciting news about the pioneering efforts of the student engineers at the University of Southern California's Rocket Propulsion Laboratory (USC-RPL). As promised, here's an update on their latest efforts.


Topics: Applications, wire design, Instrumentation Circuits

It really is Rocket Science! Thermocouples in Aerospace Applications

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Feb 3, 2016 12:24:00 PM

Nearly a half-century after man set foot on the moon and returned safely to Earth, the wanderlust to escape Earth’s gravity and learn more about ‘what’s out there’ is as strong as ever. A great deal of progress is being made in this regard:


Topics: Aerospace Composites, Applications, wire design, Instrumentation Circuits

Top 5 Blogs that Quench Your Thirst for Thermocouple Knowledge

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Dec 18, 2015 7:30:00 AM


Whether you’re using thermocouple wire in the aerospace, industrial or metallurgy markets, I have little doubt that the better you understand the ‘devil is in the details’ when it comes to making the right wire design selection for your applications, the better your chances of success. 



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

Collaboration Leads to Innovation in Wire and Cable Design

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Jan 22, 2015 11:07:00 AM

Two skills that help you identify the best products and applications for customers 


Topics: wire design, Innovation through Synergy

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

Keep Customers Happy: High-Performance Wire and Cable Design Solutions

Posted by Patrick Scott

Jul 16, 2014 9:23:17 AM


What do the industrial, commercial and RF communication, aerospace and defense markets all have in common? Customers in these markets all require wire design solutions that fit their exact technical standards, from thermocouple and high-temperature wire to custom MIL spec cables. The seven companies that make up the Marmon High Performance Cable Group each provide highly engineered cables to meet the exacting standards these markets require.


Topics: high-temperature wire, wire design