FAQ

Is Texas Precious Technologies, LLC ISO certified?

22.03.2017

Quality management system meets the standards of ISO 9001:2008 as well as ISO 13485 and 14001.

Is Texas Precious Technologies, LLC wire NIST traceable?

22.03.2017

All thermocouple wire calibration results and data are traceable to NIST by calibrating against Pt-67 wire.

What standards does Texas Precious Technologies use to calibrate?

22.03.2017

Texas Precious Technologies thermocouple wire is produced in compliance with ASTM E220-07a and ASTM E230 and the standard EN 60584 – 1. EN 60584 – 1 stems from the international temperature range ITS -90 and complies with the temperature limits defined in IEC 584 – 2.

How does Texas Precious Technologiescalibrate thermocouple wire?

22.03.2017

Texas Precious Technologies provides fixed point calibration services that are accredited by the Czech Institute for Accreditation according to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17015:2005. Reference materials: Zn (419.527 ⁰ C), Al (660.323 ⁰ C), Ag (961.78 ⁰ C), Au (1064.18 ⁰ C), Pd (1553.5 ⁰ C).

What does Texas Precious Technologies calibrate?

22.03.2017

Each manufactured batch is tested and provided with calibration data and a quality certificate. Batches are calibrated using the exact finished wire diameter shipped and all wire samples are obtained from the front, middle and back of each wire lot.

What is special limits or “reference grade”?

22.03.2017

Types R and S are available in special limits (+/- 0.6⁰ C or 0.1%) and standard grade (+/- 1.5⁰ C or 0.25%). Type B is available in special limits (0.25% ⁰ C). “Reference grade” is an industry term referring to special limits wire.

What physical characteristics are checked?

19.03.2017

All wire is annealed, cleaned and checked to assure uniform surfaces that promote wire life and performance. Special customer requirements including tensile strength and elongation test results can be supplied upon request.

What diameters does Texas Precious Technologies make?

19.03.2017

Texas Precious Technologies produces a full range of diameters including custom diameters. Wire diameter is uniform and within limits of +/- 0.0002”.

What thermocouple wire types does Texas Precious Technologies make?

19.03.2017

Texas Precious Technologies manufactures paired thermocouple types R (Pt v Pt13Rh) S (Pt v Pt10Rh) and B (Pt6Rh v Pt30Rh). Single legs R-/S- (pure Pt), S+ (Pt10Rh), R+ (Pt13Rh), B- (Pt6Rh) and B+ (Pt30Rh) are also available.