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Creating a Thermocouple Scale

Last Modified: June 10, 2021

Convert values to Kelvins or degrees Celsius, Fahrenheit, or Rankine.

  1. Launch the VeriStand Editor.
  2. In the Project Files pane, double-click a system definition file (.nivssdf). System Explorer opens.
  3. Right-click Scales and select Add Scale»Thermocouple Scale.
  4. On the new scale's Thermocouple Scale Configuration page, enter the scale Name.
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    Note  

    The units you enter will supersede the units associated with the channel.

  5. Select the Thermocouple Type,Temperature Units, CJC Type (cold-junction compensation device), and CJC Sensor locations.
  6. Save the system definition file.

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