XR series

Category: Thermalert series/Raytek

Key features

Raytek XR infrared sensor (Thermalter series)
Raytek XR infrared sensor
  • Infrared sensor temperature range: -40 to 1650°C (-40 to 3002°F)
  • Optional stainless steel housing
  • Optional laser sighting and high resolution optics
  • Flexible user defined analog output
  • Simultaneous analog and digital outputs
  • Choice of field wiring or quick connector wiring option
  • DataTemp MultiDrop® Software compatibility
  • Bi-directional RS485 communications supports networks of up to 32 sensors

Product overview

The Raytek XR infrared sensor is designed for continuous temperature monitoring in a broad range of manufacturing processes. The XR is a rugged, NEMA 4 sealed single-piece system with the flexibility to handle nearly any application. Multiple extended temperature ranges, precision temperature resolution, RS-485 output and a flexible electronic platform create a single sensor that solves the most challenging application. Optional laser sighting and high-resolution optics provides the solution for either small targets or long sight-tubes. An intuitive user interface reduces setup time and adds powerful trouble-shooting capabilities.

Common and configurable installation hardware and software reduces installation expense and variation. The Raytek XR IR sensor has a flexible, user defined analog output, allowing this sensor to be installed with almost any existing control system. This unique capability sets a new standard for process monitoring. The Raytek XR insures a consistent manufacturing process and allows tighter tolerances on heating processes, reducing heating costs.

Model overview
Spectral response
Temperature range Optical resolution Applications
LT (Low Temp)
8 - 14µm
-40...600°C 33:1 Printing, coating, laminating, drying/curing, paper, food, textiles, carpet, sheet plastics, asphalt, pharmaceuticals
LTHSF (Low Temp)
8 to 14 µm
-40...600°C 50:1 Same as above
MT (Medium Temp)
3.9 µm
250...1200°C 30:1 Metals processing, furnaces, kilns, refractories, reformer tubes, subsurface glass
G5 (Glass)
5.0 µm
250...1650°C 33:1 Glass surface measurement for tempering, annealing, forming, sealing, laminating, bending
P7 (Plastics)
7.9 µm
10...360°C 30:1 Converting of films of polyester (PET), fluoroplastic, Teflon®, acrylic, nylon (polyamide), polyurethane, PVC

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