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py·rom·e·ter

(pī-rom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring high degrees of heat, beyond the capacity of a mercury or gas thermometer.
[pyro- + G. metron, measure]

pyrometer

(pī-rŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [″ + metron, measure]
A device for measuring a very high temperature.
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According to the temperature employed in the pyrometric tests, it was possible to observe stability temperatures below 1300[degrees]C and up to 1600[degrees]C and softening temperatures and vitrification from approximately 1600[degrees]C and above, as is shown in Figure 7.
Beginning with wet stoneware scrap clay combined with sawdust, perlite and nylon fibre, Gordon pressed the mixture onto a bed of salt crystals, copper shavings, rust scale, glass fragments, pyrometric cones, small pottery shards and metallic found objects.
Pyrometric measurements detect the surface temperature and by the help of simulations it is possible to draw conclusions regarding the tensions in the glass.
Pyrometric cone equivalent testing determines the refractory value of a coating.
The Orton Ceramic Foundation has been producing high quality Pyrometric Cones for the worldwide ceramic community since 1896.
It is not unusual to have several different clay body formulas for specific pyrometric cone ranges such as cone 9 (2300[degrees]F), cone 6 (2232[degrees]F) and cone 04 (1945[degrees]F).
THE CONES KNOW Use pyrometric cones to monitor when you have reached temperature.
The functionality of such a system could be proved by a pyrometric temperature control in the TIG-overlay welding procedure and in laser transmission beam welding.
The tests discussed in the presentation were core degradation, Baume, weight per gallon, viscosity, solids content, coating deposit, penetration and permeability, Pyrometric Cone Equivalent, biological growth and pH.
Comments on efficient air and heat flow, and the use of pyrometric cones is of value in this worthwhile video.