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The Great Thermocouple Debate – Leave In or Leave Out!

[COLOR=#636363]The following question was posted in the forum last week in relation to thermocouples and it sparked a lot of debate around the use of thermocouples in manufacturing loads. All opinions are welcome, please leave your comment at the end of this article.
Thermocouple Leave In or Leave Out?

[COLOR=#636363]“Does anyone know if it’s acceptable to leave thermocouples aside in the autoclave during manufacturing loads? The reason I ask is that, for validation studies a lot of time is being lost due to locking out of utilities , leak tests , permits raised etc to constantly insert/remove thermocouples between manufacturing loads. Any justification to leave them in would be great”