Mercury-Free Thermometer

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Model Number: NH-64609

  • The mercury free thermometer contains liquid comprising Gallium, Indium and Tin.
  • Safe, non-toxic, environmentally friendly, without any mercury.
  • Yellow/Blue line, enclosed-scale type, Easy to read.

Description

A mercury-free thermometer is a type of thermometer that doesn’t contain mercury, a toxic substance that can be harmful to humans and the environment if it leaks or is improperly disposed of. Instead of using mercury, these thermometers use alternative methods for measuring temperature. Here are some common types:

  • Digital Thermometers: These thermometers use electronic sensors to measure temperature. They typically display the temperature digitally on a screen, making them easy to read. Digital thermometers can be used orally, rectally, or under the armpit, depending on the design.
  • Infrared Thermometers: Also known as non-contact thermometers, these devices measure temperature by detecting infrared energy emitted by the body or an object. They are often used for quick and non-invasive temperature measurements, such as scanning the forehead.
  • Galinstan Thermometers: Galinstan is a non-toxic alloy composed of gallium, indium, and tin. It has a low melting point and is used as a safe alternative to mercury in some thermometers. Galinstan thermometers function similarly to traditional mercury thermometers but without the risk of mercury exposure.
  • Disposable Thermometers: These are single-use thermometers made from materials such as plastic or paper. They are often used in healthcare settings to prevent cross-contamination between patients. Disposable thermometers are safe and convenient but may not be as accurate as reusable thermometers.
  • Liquid Crystal Thermometers: These thermometers contain heat-sensitive liquid crystals that change color at different temperatures. They are typically used for monitoring body temperature by placing them on the forehead or other parts of the body. Liquid crystal thermometers are reusable and provide a quick visual indication of temperature changes.

Mercury-free thermometers offer a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional mercury thermometers. They are widely used in homes, healthcare facilities, and industrial settings, providing accurate temperature measurements without the risk of mercury exposure.

 

 

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