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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.

    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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