Return to previous page Thermocouple Attachment - What works Posted on Mar 05, 2009 Categorized under:Thermocouples Thermocouple Attachment Much has been said about various thermocouple attachment methods and how well they work. What are some common methods of attachment? Kapton tape High temperature solder Aluminum foil – adhesive backed Aluminum foil – adhesive backed – framed in Kapton tape Copper foil – adhesive backed Epoxy – air or uv cured Temprobe(r) - reusable adjustable probe Sticky T/C – reusable tape – adhesive backed "How well they work" depends. Are they easy to attach? - How long does it take to make a good connection Are they easy to remove? – Is the thermocouple or product damaged during removal How stable is the attachment ?- Can I get consistent results over repeated measurements How accurate is the measurement ? – Does the attachment method interfere with the measurement Cost – What do the attachment materials cost Can the attachment materials be reused? Can the thermocouple be reused after removal?