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Thermal anemometer sensor heads available in a variety of different styles for different measurement applications.
Thermal anemometer sensors are available with a wide variety head options for diverse applications
Thermal anemometer sensor data is imported to this software and you can aggregate data from multiple thermal anemometers.
Log and export thermal anemometer data using AccuTrac software

Thermal anemometer sensor Data Logging & Data Acquisition
Thermal anemometer data visualization and trending for faster, smarter analysis
Data from the thermal anemometer sensor is sent to a data acquisition instrument through a USB output for easy, fast analysis.
Data from thermal anemometer is transferred with a user-friendly USB output

Thermal Anemometer Sensor

Thermal Anemometer Sensors, or hot wire flow sensors, are an effective means of measuring fluid velocity (for example air velocity). This is done by sensing the changes in heat transfer from an electrically heated element that is in direct contact with the fluid (or air). One form of this instrument is referred to as a constant temperature anemometer where the cooling effect resulting from the air flowing over the element is balanced by the electrical current to the element. The thermal anemometer output is transmitted to a computer for data collection and analysis.
  • Our air velocity sensors utilize dual-bead hot wire anemometry technology to achieve an accuracy of ±1% of FS or ±0.025m/s (5fpm)
  • Choose from a range of compact sensor heads for diverse air velocity measurement applications
  • Measure and log air velocity, air temperature and humidity with a complete multi-point instrumentation system
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Thermal Anemometer Sensor Applications

Thermal Anemometer Sensors also known as hot wire flow sensors measure flow rate of air by sensing the amount of heat that is removed from the surface of an element using a single sensor or an array of sensors. A very common use within the automotive industry is to use a thermal anemometer to monitor the air intake of an engine. with recent advancements like our grid-style thermal anemometer sensor, automotive engineers now use thermal anemometry to develop cabin comfort or climate control systems.

In the electronics industry, a small embedded thermal
anemometer
sensor is used to measure airflow, temperature and humidity on components as small as computer chips and printed circuit boards all the way up to electronics
enclosures, rack-mounted equipment
and even the entire data center or computer room.

In the pharmaceutical and laboratory environment, a thermal anemometer sensor is used to monitor airflow in bio-safety
cabinets, chemical fume hoods, and laminar flow hoods
. Doing so is a matter of safety and compliance with regulations designed to protect workers.

HVAC professionals use thermal anemometer sensors for a wide range of applications in many cases to detect changes in directionality and speed of airflow which are vital for testing
the performance and safety of critical ventilation systems
.

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