Tubular Head with Process Thread Sensor

 General description

Tubular sensors are generally used where there is a requirement to measure the temperature inside a solid block or enclosed area where the sensor measures away from the wall of the enclosure. The stainless steel tube offers protection and support of the sensor.

This style either has a fixed or rotating fitting for supporting the tube.

This style also allows for the fitting of a sensor terminating in a block or transmitter.

Sheath Material

316 grade stainless steel (closed end)

Imperial 1/8" up to 1/2"

Metric 3mm up to 15mm

Sheath Fitting

Generally stainless steel

Normally 1/8", 1/4", 1/2" or 3/4" BSP

Other thread sizes and styles also available

(e.g. BSPT, NPT, metric)

Sensor Type


Thermocouple : J, K, T or N          Pt100 : 2, 3 or 4 wire


Thermistor : 2 wire                      Pt1000 : 2, 3 or 4 wire

Junction Types

 Grounded or insulated

Head Styles

Black Nylon (T1)      MA mini (T2)

KSE or KNS (T3)     KD or Din B (T4)

KNE silver or Blue (T5)

Other head styles available

Head Material


Generally cast aluminium

Stainless steel also available