Return to previous page Thermocouple Attachment - What works Posted on Mar 05, 2009 Categorized under:Thermocouple AttachmentThermocouples 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?