# What is Pt1000 RTD?

## What is Pt1000 RTD?

The RTD PT100, which is the most commonly used RTD sensor, is made of platinum (PT), and its resistance value at 0°C is 100 O. In contrast, a PT1000 sensor, also made of platinum, has a resistance value of 1000 O at 0°C.

## Is Pt1000 a thermistor?

Pt1000 thermistor provides a higher output resolution than a Pt100 sensor by a factor of 10. A Pt1000 RTD sensor is only in thin-film form, whereas a Pt100 sensor comes in both thin-film and wire-wound constructions.

How do you test for Pt1000?

A – The first step of identifying an RTD is finding out how many wires it has (2, 3 or 4), you can then connect the RTD to a multimeter, it should read between 107 – 110Ω at room temperature if it is a pt100. However, if it is a pt1000 you should get a reading of 1007 – 1100 Ω which confirms that it is a Pt1000.

### What is the formula to calculate temperature?

It is measured on the scales of Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin. The temperature change depends on the amount of heat released or absorbed. Temperature difference = amount of heat absorbed or released/ mass of the body* specific heat of the body. ΔT = Q/m*c.

### What is the resistance of a PT100 resistance thermometer?

This relationship is linear and in general very accurate. In industry, Pt100 or Pt1000 resistance thermometers are the most popular ones. The resistance on a Pt100 thermometer is 100 ohm for 0°C, for a Pt1000 this resistance is 1000 ohm for 0°C.

Where to find resistance on Pt1000 RTD sensor?

The chart below can be used as a referencing tool to find the relationship between a range of temperatures and resistance for Pt1000 RTD sensors. Temperatures in multiples of ten can be found down the left axis, whilst for more precise readings you must move along the horizontal axis between one and nine.

## Where are resistance thermometers used in industrial use?

In industrial use, Pt100/Pt1000 resistance thermometers usually exist as a measuring insert which is installed in a connection head and an appropriate protective fitting. The electrical connection is made within the connection head.

## Where is the electrical connection made in a thermometer?

The electrical connection is made within the connection head. As a measuring insert the easily replaceable unit of the thermometer is referred to, which consists of a conduit or cable from suitable material and whose sensitive end contains one or more Pt100/Pt1000 platinum measuring resistors.