MEASURING BLOOD TEMPERATURE IN PERFUSION SYSTEMS

January 2017

APPLICATION NOTE: MEASURING BLOOD TEMPERATURE IN PERFUSION SYSTEMS

When supplying blood to patients it is essential that the blood’s temperature is carefully warmed to 37°C to ensure patient safety and wellbeing. Blood must be warmed to this temperature prior to infusion, because, depending on its source, the blood can be at room temperature, refrigerated or any temperature in between. Read more

TECHNOTE #99: IRT/C HEAT BALANCE SERIES FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

The Heat Balance (HB) Series of IRt/c infrared thermocouples have the ability to measure the internal temperature of the target material, non-invasively, by employing a patented heat balance technique. A typical application in medical equipment is monitoring or controlling the temperature of fluid transported through disposable tubing when warming or cooling. Read more

PRESS RELEASE: EXERGEN GLOBAL ANNOUNCES HEAT BALANCE SERIES, ITS FAMILY OF NON-CONTACT THERMAL MANAGEMENT SENSORS FOR RAPID BLOOD INFUSION & BLOOD WARMING SYSTEMS

WATERTOWN, Mass., and ZIJTAART, the Netherlands, January 31, 2017 - Exergen Global, an award-winning thermal solutions provider, today introduced its IRt/c-HB infrared thermocouple plus series, a family of non-contact sensors that help ensure accurate temperature measurement and sterility in medical equipment including rapid infusion pump systems and blood warming systems. The thermal management solutions employ Exergen’s patented heat balance technique, the industry’s only non-invasive method capable of measuring fluid temperature through metal or plastic, providing unmatched accuracy and ensuring sterility and patient safety. Read more