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Offline Tom Grim

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infrared accuracy
« on: May 25, 2005, 11:04:10 AM »
I have been told that infrared themometers do not give accurate readings when used on brick.  You need to buy an 'adjustable' thermometer to get a true reading on brick.  To get an accurate reading you need to get the oven temperature by a mechanical thermometer, and then adjust your infrared to match.  Does anyone know more about this?

Offline Bill/SFNM

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Re: infrared accuracy
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2005, 11:53:01 AM »
I have compared the deck temp of my brick oven using a Cooper IR 411 and calibrated thermocouples. No more than 5-10 degrees difference. That's plenty accurate for my purposes.