This guide shows how to install the Pipe Range Extender accessory to accurately and easily measure the temperature on pipes.
What you need
- Temperature sensor
- Use either the Wireless Temperature Sensors or the Wireless Temperature Sensor (EN12830) to measure the temperature of the pipe
- Pipe Range Extender
- For easy mounting and improved signal strength
- Thermal pad (5mm)
- To get a good thermal readings
- Zip tie
- To to fasten the sensor to the pipe
- Insert the sensor
Peel of the adhesive protection on the back of the temperature sensor and place the sensor in the square opening of the Pipe Range Extender with the temperature symbol facing up. Make sure that the dots are aligned when inserting the sensor.
- Attach the thermal pad
Remove the liner on one side of the thermal pad and place it on top of the sensor so that it sticks.
- Insert zip-tie
Make sure the clip is facing upwards.
- Attach to the pipe
Remove the thermal pad liner before attaching it to the pipe.
- Tighten zip-tie
Tight as much as possible for maximum contact between the pipe and the sensor.