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Transitioning from mercury thermometers to alternative thermometers

Published

Author(s)

Christina D. Cross, W Wyatt Miller, Gregory F. Strouse

Abstract

The presentation discusses approaches to effectively transition from mercury thermometers to alternative thermometers with the goal of reducing the level of mercury released into the environment from the disposal or accidental breakage of mercury thermometers. The presentation includes a technical discussion of alternative thermometers and their selection, calibration, and measurement uncertainty.
Citation
NIST webpage

Keywords

thermometry, mercury, contact thermometry, process measurement standards
Created May 14, 2015, Updated February 19, 2017