Luxtron Probes & Accessories

Immune, Accurate and Safe Fiber Optic Probes and Accessories in Hostile Environments

LumaSense Technologies offers probes for a variety of applications and has extensive experience designing custom probes for OEM applications.

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Key Features

  • Probes immune to a wide range of harsh environmental characteristics including but not limited to RF, MRI, Microwave
  • Chemically Resistant
  • Non-metallic
  • Corrosion Resistant
  • Safe for Flammable or Explosive Environments
  • Stable and Inert Sensor

Details

Leading the industry for more than 30 years, LumaSense Technologies line of Luxtron fiber optic temperature probes are rugged and robust. Using Luxtron's patented Fluoroptic® technology, our fiber optic temperature sensors are chemically resistant and immune to electrical noise.

Documentation

Probes

  Temperature Range (°C) Response Time (Sec.) Length Available Example Applications
STF
Fast Immersion
Air and Liquid
0 to 295 0.25 1 m, 2 m, 5 m, 10 m
  • Monitoring high voltage experiments
  • Temperature gradient mapping of fast temperature ramps
  • Temperature control of microwave processes
STS
Surface Temperature
-25 to 200 0.025 2 m, 5 m
  • Heat monitoring of "live" electrical circuits
  • Temperature monitoring of implant leads at precise locations
  • Temperature monitoring of bonding surfaces
STR
Remote Temperature
-25 to 330 0.025 2 m, 5 m
  • Testing of EEDs
  • Temperature monitoring of small targets
STB
General Purpose
0 to 120 0.25 1 m
  • Temperature monitoring of clinical procedures and academic research
STM
General Purpose
-25 to 250 0.70 2 m, 5 m
  • General purpose immersion and contact applications
MicroProbe 0 to 120 0.20 1 m
  • Minimally invasive immersion or surface temperature
  • Medical research
  • Smallest diameter commercially available probe
DipTip Rugged Probes -30 to 120 0.70 2 m, 4 m, 6 m, 8 m, or 10 m
  • Monitoring Winding Hot Spot
Quality Probes -30 to 120 0.70 2 m, 4 m, 6 m, 8 m, or 10 m
  • Monitoring Winding Hot Spot

 

Extensions

  Temperature Range (°C) Length Available Example Applications
SST
General Purpose
-40 to 105 2 m, 5 m, 10 m
  • Standard jacketed extension cable for normal use
HST
Heavy Duty
-40 to 80 2 m, 5 m, 10 m,
  • Heavy jacketed extension cable for rough environments
FOC-ST
Medical
0 to 80 2 m, 5 m, 10 m
  • Required extension cable for use with STB medical probe
Single Fiber -50 to 75 1 m to 50 m
  • Used with DipTip Rugged and Quality Probes
Four Fiber -50 to 75 1 m to 50 m
  • Used with DipTip Rugged and Quality Probes

Technical Data

 

STF Probe  

Application

Fast response immersion

Temperature Range 0 to 295 °C1
Response Time 1.25 seconds still air; 250 milliseconds in stirred water

 

 
STS Probe Kit
Application Surface contact
Temperature Range -25 to 200 °C
Response Time 25 milliseconds
Kit Includes 2 m or 5 m probe and two 10 cm replaceable tips (tip OD 0.7 mm)
   
STR Probe Kit
Application Non-contact remote sensing

Temperature Range

-25 to 330 °C
Response Time 0.25 seconds
Kit Includes Alpha phosphor material, three types of binders, 2 m blank probe, and Remote Sensing User’s Guide
   
STB Probe1
Temperature Range 0 to 120 °C
Length 1 meter
Response Time 0.25 seconds
Fiber Type 200 µm hard clad silica fiber with Tefzel ® jacket
Connector Type RPC-1 molded plastic
   

1 One FOC-ST extension required per probe

Note: Probes available in 2, 5, and 10 meter lengths unless otherwise specified

STM Probe  
Application General purpose immersion
Temperature Range -25 to 250 °C*
Response Time

 5 Seconds still air;

0.7 seconds in stirred water

   
MicroProbe  
Temperature Range 0 to 120 °C
Response Time 200 ms in stirred water
Length 1 meter
   
DipTip Probe  
Application Winding Hot Spot
Temperature Range -30 to 200 °C
Response Time 0.7 s in stirred water
   
Quality Probe  
Application Winding Hot Spot
Temperature Range -30 to 200 °C
Response Time 0.7 s in stirred water
   
Compression Gland Feedthrough
Material 304 Stainless
Compatible Probes STM, STF, and STR
Temperature Range -20 to 230 °C
Maximum Vacuum 5e10-6 Torr
Maximum Pressure 3,000 psi
Sealing Gland Viton

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