How to measure temperature on pipes

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

Installation

Steps

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Insert zip-tie
    Make sure the clip is facing upwards.
  4. Attach to the pipe
    Remove the thermal pad liner before attaching it to the pipe.
  5. Tighten zip-tie
    Tight as much as possible for maximum contact between the pipe and the sensor.

Examples