ASTM E608 – Standard Specification for Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Base Metal Thermocouples
This specification covers the requirements for mineral-insulated, metal-sheathed base metal thermocouples for industrial or high-reliability applications.
It applies specifically to thermocouples fabricated from sheathed thermocouple material in accordance with Specification E585/E585M.
The specification provides for the selection of thermoelements, insulation, sheath material, measuring junction configuration, thermocouple assembly length, and the type of transition or termination.
mineral-insulated; metal-sheathed; base metal; thermocouple; thermoelement