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Thermal IR detectors

The thermo-electric IR detectors of the MTS series (Micro-Hybrid Thermopile Sensors) are characterized by a particularly high detectivity and longevity.

They are suitable for non-contact temperature measurement as well as for NDIR gas analysis. IR thermopiles, also known as thermopiles, detect broadband IR radiation. The basis of each detector is formed by the so-called thermocouple. Thermal diffusion currents of two different metals (Seebeck effect) generate an electrical voltage which is transmitted and processed as a measurement signal. The sensitivity of the detector significantly influences the quality of the measurement result.

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Benefits of our gas sensors

Reliable and high precise results in gas analysis

We use high quality IR components and packaging technologies made by Micro-Hybrid for our gas sensors only. We provide unique depth value added and longtime engineering know how to deliver a perfect measuring equipment for your application.

Gas measurement in harsh environments

Through hermetically sealed packaging by means of soldering our patented HermeSEAL® technology enables the use of our gas sensors in harsh environments. Our sensors provide accurate measurement results even through high temperatures, extreme humidity and other difficult environmental conditions.

Durable and stable

Our high quality standards for components and processes guarantee stability and long service life of our NDIR sensors. Extensive testing and in-house calibration guarantee precise results for your process measurement technology.

Innovative and flexible

Steady further development of all components and parts with a focus on long-term stability and harsh environmental conditions, multi-gas solutions and many years of experience make us your OEM partner for the development of gas sensors.

MTS Thermopile Detectors product overview

MTS 2 SENS sulphur dioxide N2

MTS 2 SENS sulphur dioxide N2

TS2x200B-A-S1.5-1-N2-H1/D2 | 4594.50-2.31

from 41,19 

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Two channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis SO2 measurement with reference with low time constant

MTS 2 SENS sulphur dioxide

MTS 2 SENS sulphur dioxide

TS2x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-H1/D2 | 4594.55-2.32

from 42,85 

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Two channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis SO2 measurement with reference

MTS 2 SENS hydro carbon

MTS 2 SENS hydrocarbon

TS2x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-G2/D2 | 4594.55-2.22

from 45,26 

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Two channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis HC measurement with reference

MTS 2 SENS carbon monoxide

MTS 2 SENS carbon monoxide

TS2x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-F1/D2 | 4594.50-2.52

from 35,57 

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Two channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis CO measurement with reference

MTS 2 SENS carbon dioxide

MTS 2 SENS carbon dioxide

TS2x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-E1/D2 | 4594.50-2.42

from 35,08 

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Two channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis CO2 measurement with reference

MTS 2 SENS alcohol N2

MTS 2 SENS alcohol N2

TS2x200B-A-S1.5-1-N2-J1/D2 | 4594.50-2.51

from 51,77 

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Two channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis alcohol measurement with reference with low time constant

MTS 2 SENS alcohol

MTS 2 SENS alcohol

TS2x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-J1/D2 | 4594.50-2.32

from 53,22 

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Two channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis alcohol measurement with reference

MTS 1 TEMP

MTS 1 TEMP

TS1x80B-A-D0.75-1-Kr-B1 | 4592.10-4.22

from 22,16 

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One channel IR thermopile detector for temperature measurement

MTS 1 SENS sulphur dioxide

MTS 1 SENS sulphur dioxide

TS1x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-H1 | 4592.65-3.52

from 36,44 

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1 channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis SO2 measurement

MTS 1 SENS ref

MTS 1 SENS ref

TS1x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-D2 | 4592.65-3.12

from 23,99 

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One channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis for reference

MTS 1 SENS hydro carbon

MTS 1 SENS hydrocarbon

TS1x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-G2 | 4592.65-3.32

from 24,25 

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One channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis for HC measurement

MTS 1 SENS carbon monoxide

MTS 1 SENS carbon monoxide

TS1x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-F1 | 4592.65-3.22

from 23,71 

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One channel IR thermopile detector gas analysis for CO measurement

MTS 1 SENS carbon dioxide

MTS 1 SENS carbon dioxide

TS1x200B-A-S1.5-1-Kr-E1 | 4592.65-3.02

from 23,22 

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One channel IR thermopile detector for gas analysis for CO2 measurement

MTS 1 High-Temp

MTS 1 High-Temp

TS1x80B-A-D0.75-1-Kr-B1-180 | 4592.10-C.12

from 25,21 

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1-channel IR thermopile for contactless temperature measurement in high ambient temperatures

High temperature thermopile

Temperature monitoring of machines and processes at high ambient temperatures is a real challenge. Our high-temperature thermopile detectors are suitable for special requirements such as high temperatures in industrial applications.

Benefits

  • Ambient conditions up to 190 °C
  • Soldered filter (optional)
  • High sensitivity
  • Resistant to environmental influences
  • Also suitable for chemical processes

Structure and variants of MTS thermopile detectors

MTS highly sensitive thermopile detectors are available in TO46 and TO39 as single, dual or four channel detectors. We offer single channel detectors with 80 thermocouples for IR temperature measurement and with 200 thermocouples for gas analysis. By adapting our IR sensors with different optical filters we offer individual product solutions for thermometry, non-contact measurement or gas monitoring (two narrowband windows, two-channel output).

Applications thermal IR detectors

Thermal IR detectors are used in many applications in industry, research and science, including gas measurement, spectrometry, temperature measurement and monitoring, and pyrometry. Since temperatures and gas concentrations are among the most important process parameters, their reliable detection is an elementary component for monitoring and ensuring determined processes.

IR temperature measurement

Pyrometer for non-contact measurement of temperature

NDIR gas analysis

NDIR gas analysis of exhaust gases in industrial plants

IR spectrometry with the thermopile line array TPL 64

The 64-pixel thermopile array detects infrared radiation and converts it into an analog voltage signal. Important parameters such as high sensitivity and specific detectivity of each pixel are peak values compared to other similar products on the market. The excellent spectral range of sensitivity from 2 - 16 μm allows varios applications in spectrometry for the analysis of gases and liquids.

Features

  • Broadband window 2 - 16 μm
  • Sensitivity up to 155 V/W
  • High-precision housing for optical adjustment
  • Low crosstalk between pixels depending on inert gas / vacuum
  • Detectivity typ. 1.08 - 109 cmHz1/2/W; air without window, blackbody T500 KE = 38 W/m2; at Tamb = 25 ºC; filling gas Xenon, assumed window transmission