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Archive for September, 2010

Interesting device; Cool-Tel

Posted on September 30, 2010

This interesting device - Cool-Tel - was shared on the Linked-In Temperature Measurement group.  Just had to share it with everyone else...   cool-tel.pngWatch the fun video, check out the FAQ's and grab the User Guide.  ...another fascinating temperature instrument - this one from the UK.

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RTDology; RTD v Thermocouple

Posted on September 28, 2010

Back by popular demand - Burns RTDology Web session that clears up the confusion and miss-understanding about the difference between RTDs and Thermocouples. Burns Temperature Measurement Expertise Sharing Series


September 29th at Noon Central time.  1 hour max and No Cost!


Register now on the RTDology page.


Need a quick answer? Visit the Burns FAQ page, but SIGN-UP  and participate in the indepth discussion and Q&A opportunity.

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Temperature and RH in Mirco Device

Posted on September 22, 2010

Tiny Temp & RHThought this was fascinating.  Temperature and Relative Humidity in a 3mm by 3mm package, from Sensirion.  See the product highlight on and visit Sensirion website for more info.


Temperature accuracy is over a narrow range, but 0.3°C is pretty good if that is your range of concern.

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Corrosive Environment? Measurement Solved!

Posted on September 8, 2010

ALL Burns Application NotesThere are those applications where it seems like the solution is going to be expensive and difficult to solve.


Warning! Corrosive


Measuring the temperature of a corrosive media could be an example.  Unless...  Here is a quick and cost effective idea.  See Application note  A100823.

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ASME-BPE Code Week

Posted on September 2, 2010

ASME BPE Code Week page October 11 - 14 Raleigh North Carolina - check out the educational line up and the BPE meeting activities;  Code Week Schedule.


ASME-BPE logoThe BPE committees will be in full swing driving toward the 2012 release of the BPE standard.  Several of the BPE committee participants are presenting in Raleigh - in conjunction with Code Week....Read a couple of the workshop Abstracts.


Marc Pelletier on Single use systems


David Marks on BioBurden Control

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Chilling concept from biocision.

Posted on September 1, 2010

Burns provides various sensors to monitor temperature-sensitive biologics, vaccines, and multitudes of other BioPharma substances.  Discovered in an article posted on Biotechdaily biotechdaily logo- an interesting device developed by BioCision that provides controlled freezing or thawing profiles and maintains constant temperature of vials and cryotubes.  Check out the Video-Mid pageCheck out the "cool" and funky video-Click on the coolcell video- mid-page..


Another innovation in temperature measurement and control in support of the critically important BioTech processes.

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BEnews- what’s it all about?

Posted on September 1, 2010


Welcome to BEnews!

BEnews offers insights and info about the Process Industries; Biotech, Food & Beverage, Energy, Chemical, to name a few.  Our focus is on temperature measurement throughout the various processes as well as other temperature related topics of intrigue.  The page will also share Burns Engineering activities, discoveries and innovations.rss-symbol.png


Click the RSS feed button and stay informed.


Read the ABOUT page for more background on BEnews.


Go ahead, scroll down, select a category or date and see the types of info available on BEnews....  Enjoy!

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ISPE, Chapters across the Globe.

Posted on September 1, 2010



ISPE; the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (See about page) has local Chapters around the globe (Chapter list).


bioreactor RTDIn October Burns will be participating in the Product Show in Foxboro Mass. - an annual event for the Boston ISPE Chapter.  This event located in the Clubhouse of Gillette Stadium (great timing for the kick-off of football season) involves over 270 exhibitors and more than 1800 Pharma professionals.  Take a look at the agenda...

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Application Note on Accuracy

Posted on September 1, 2010

app-note-title.pngAccuracy improvement!  Here is one very effective approach.  t55-transmitter-improve-accuracy.pngapp-note-a100730.png


Application Note A100730  shares how the use of a transmitter can make a big difference.


For further details check ut the technical paper on Matched Transmitters.

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