Temperature Sensors for Petrochemical, Oil and Gas

Peak Sensors works closely with many companies involved in the petrochemical, oil and gas industries. We supply temperature sensors directly to chemical manufacturers and also to plant suppliers and service providers. We supply temperature sensors using existing drawings and specifications and also work with chemical manufacturers to develop new temperature sensors for new technologies and catalyst systems. These custom projects have given us significant manufacturing advantage over other sensor manufacturers.

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Our customer service and quality of our manufacturing has earned us great customer relationships:

“It is always a pleasure to deal with Peak Sensors. We have a long standing relationship for a specialist and bespoke piece of equipment. All members of the team are courteous, professional and quick to respond to our (often last minute) requests. ”

Stewart (Contract Service Manager), Chemical manufacturer | Read more customer reviews

Process Control Temperature Measurement

We supply all types of thermocouples, resistance thermometers and related equipment to the chemical, oil and gas industry .
The petrochemical industry is very broad in its requirements for temperature control. Some of the more popular temperature sensors we manufacture include:

CO Reactor Thermocouples

CO reactor thermocouples are often called POX probes. They are used in chemical plants manufacturing various gases such a carbon monoxide and syngas. We have been manufacturing CO reactor thermocouples for many years. Details specifications can be found here.

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Multipoint Thermocouples for Catalyst Tank Profiling.

A multipoint temperature sensor can also consist of many different sensors fixed to a single flange for a single point of entry into a process. We have supplied multipoint thermocouple sensors with up to 60 individual sensors passing through a single flange. This has been done with a double pressure sealing arrangement. The multipoint thermocouple was used in a Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) reaction vessel. View more details.

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Example Industrial Thermocouple Designs

Rare metal thermocouples

Rare Metal Thermocouple Assembly with Ceramic Sheath

The sensor can be protected by a ceramic sheath. There are a variety of ceramic sheaths available each with its own properties.

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Rare Metal Thermocouple Assembly with Metal Sheath

The sensor can be protected by a stainless or metal alloy sheath. These types of designs are often used in cement works or incinerators.

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Rare Metal Thermocouple Assembly with Platinum Thimble

The sensor can be protected by a ceramic sheath with a platinum thimble at the hot end. This design is often used in container glass forehearths to take uniformity measurements but can be applied to other applications if suitable.

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Rare Metal Thermocouple Assembly with Full Platinum Thimble

If required the sensor can be protected by a full length platinum thimble. It is a more robust design of the Rare Metal Thermocouple Assembly with Platinum Thimble.

Base metal thermocouples

Base Metal Thermocouple Assembly with Ceramic Sheath

The sensor can be protected by a ceramic sheath. There are a variety of ceramic sheaths available each with its own properties.

Base Metal Thermocouple Assembly with Metal Sheath

The sensor can be protected by a stainless or metal alloy sheath. These types of designs are often used in cement works or incinerators.

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Mineral insulated thermocouples

MI Thermocouple with Pot Seal & Flexible Tails

A very common robust sensor with a wide range of applications. Also known as “bare leads” thermocouple.

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Mineral Insulated Thermocouple Insert with Block

This standard design can be altered in accordance with IP65 and is very suitable for insertion into a pocket.

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Mineral Insulated Thermocouple with Standard Plug

The standard plug enables the temperature sensor to be easily connected and disconnected to a variety of controllers and readouts in busy and demanding environments.

Mineral Insulated Thermocouple with Miniature Plug

The miniature plug enables the temperature sensor to be easily connected to a variety of hand held instruments and read outs.

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Mineral Insulated Thermocouple with Head

This standard design can be altered in accordance with IP65 and is very suitable for insertion into a pocket.

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MI Thermocouple with Permanently Attached Cable

This is a variation on the MI Thermocouple with Pot Seal & Tails. It comes with a longer cable and is often used in original equipment manufacture.

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Contact us

We’ve made temperature sensors for the chemical, oil and gas industries for over 20 years and today we are considered the best choice for custom built temperature sensors in the UK. We continue to apply our expertise and invest in the latest technology to provide our customers with the highest quality temperature sensors available.

Contact us with your requirements if you have an existing sensor design or are unsure what you need we’ll be able to find you get the right sensor for your process.