The Mantis Stainless Steel Temperature Probe can be used to measure temperature in many of your science projects. The probe is very robust but a few situations should be avoided with the temperature probe:
NEVER submerge the plastic sensor end in any liquid as it is not waterproof
NEVER exceed the 120⁰ C maximum temperature or you may permanently damage the probe
NEVER leave the temperature sensor in a strong base solution for more than 48 hours
NEVER leave the temperature sensor in a strong acid solution for more than the limits stated in the exposure time chart below
Exposure to strong acids, bases or saltwater will cause the stainless steel to become discolored. This does not affect the performance of the temperature probe.
Some things you should do:
ALWAYS wash the temperature probe after ever use
ALWAYS keep the plastic end of the sensor dry
ALWAYS follow the storage recommendations for the temperature sensor
The Stainless Steel Temperature Probe is ideal for experiments in the chemistry lab, biology lab or physics lab. The probe is also ideal in gathering data outside of a lab situation!
Measuring rates of chemical reactions (endothermic and exothermic)