What is an infrared thermometer?

Answer When most people hear the word "thermometer," they think of being sick with a fever and holding a mercury-filled glass tube in their mouth. However, the only thing the infrared thermometer has in c... Read More »

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How to Use a Cen-Tech Infrared Thermometer?

If your car's engine runs at an excessively high temperature, you risk damaging not only the engine but everything around it. In order to instantly check the temperature of your engine you can use... Read More »

Who invented the infrared thermometer?

In 1800, Sir William Herschel discovered infrared as a means of measuring temperature. Nearly two centuries later, this technology crossed over into the medical field. In 1984, David Phillips inven... Read More »

Does a forehead thermometer read higher or lower than a rectal thermometer on a 2 month old baby?

At all ages rectal temperature is higher than skin temperature.

Does a candy thermometer&a meat thermometer measure temperatures in the same increments?

No. Dial or standard candy thermometers often have one- to five-degree increments due to the specificity of temperatures required in candy making. Meat thermometers generally range between five- an... Read More »