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Infrared thermometer

rgar98 Member Posts: 59
Anyone use an infrared thermometer to measure flue temperatures? Are they helpful? Which brand?


  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 4,696
    For general readings............
    maybe at best. 
    Read the instructions, type of material, distance from surface, color all effect the readings. 
  • SlamDunk
    SlamDunk Member Posts: 1,558
    A quality thermometer gage in the flue gas stream is best.
  • Canucker
    Canucker Member Posts: 722
    I use them to measure delta t, not accurate enough for anything other than general temperature readings, imo
    You can have it good, fast or cheap. Pick two