High Temperature Cavity Blackbody, 50 to 1000°C, 0.25 inch Diameter

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IR 508

Manufacturer Infrared Systems Development

Infrared Systems Development

Description :

The IR-508 blackbody reference source is designed to provide infrared radiation as an ideal blackbody emitter. The output energy from the 0.25 inch cavity closely follows the theoretical maximum energy curve described by Max Planck's equation, and allows users to calibrate, align, and measure infrared devices and phenomena of all types. The IR-508 is ideal for the Near (1-3 um), Mid (3-8) and Far (8-30+ um) infrared bands. The smaller size and lower power consumption make the IR-508 ideal for applications with limited space and power, such as in environmental chambers down to -80° C.

Using the optional 8 position aperture wheel, the infrared flux can be varied by known amounts without disturbing critical optical setups, and combining apertures and distance changes, the flux at any point can easily be determined.

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  • Temperature Range: 50°C-1050°C with resolution of 0.1°C
  • Emitter Size: 0.25 inch (6.35mm)
  • Emittance: 17.36 Watts/cm2 - 5.5 Watts
  • Wavelength Range: 0.5 - 99µm
  • Emissivity: >0.99
  • Source Type: Cavity
  • Calibration Accuracy: +/- 0.2° C to NIST Standard
  • Stability: Short Term: +/- 0.1°C - long term +/- 0.2°C
  • Response Time: 100-1000 less than 30 Minutes
  • Temperature Sensors: Embedded 0.01% Matched Type S
  • Control Type: Active Multi-Band P.I.D.
  • Line Voltage: 90 to 125 or 208-240 VAC 50-60 Hz
  • Power Requirements: 100 Watts Max
  • Cable Length: 8 Feet (2.4 m)
  • Dimensions: in Source: 3 inch Diam x 5.9 inch H x 4.9 inch - (76.2x150x125mm)
  • Controller IR301: 5.1 inch H x 13.4 inch D x 12 inch W (130mm x 340mm x 304mm)
  • Standard Apertures: 0.1 inch (2.54mm)
  • Remote Interface: RS-232 or IEEE-488/GPIB

  • Benefits

  • The IR-508 is covered by a two-year warranty due to the reliability of actual field units used over the last 30 years.
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