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Large Area Heat Flux Sensor – PHFS-90e

The PHFS-09e  from FluxTeq is a thin, large surface area sensor that is perfect for measuring heat or R-values on walls and building envelopes. It has high sensitivity, robust thanks to its metal foil encapsulation, is inexpensive, and is NIST traceable.

Feature Highlights

  • Thermal monitoring of buildings and insulation
  • In-situ R-value measurements
  • R&D
  • Thermal energy efficiency
  • Heat transfer education

Features and Specifications

Can be used for various applications such as measuring energy efficiency of buildings, R-value measurements, R&D, and use in teaching heat transfer concepts.

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Sensor Type Differential-Temperature Thermopile
Encapsulation Material Copper (other materials available)
Nominal Sensitivity Approx. 70–90 mV/(W/cm2)
Sensor thickness (t) 600 microns
Heat Flux Range +/- 150 kW/m2
Temperature Range -50 to +120 ºC
Response Time 0.9 Seconds
Sensor Surface Thermocouple Type-T Thermocouple
Sensing Area Dimensions 3.45" x 3.75" (8.8 cm x 9.5 cm)
Cost $250 for single sensor (volume and university discounts available)

 

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