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Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998
Posted by: Allan Brown
Organization:Rams Consultants Inc.
Date posted: Wed Nov 28 12:57:06 US/Eastern 2001
Subject: Thermocouple failure rate data
Does anyone have failure rate data for thermocouples?
Subject: Thermocouple Failure Rate Data
Reply Posted by: B.W.Dudley
Organization: Reliability Amnalysis Center
Date Posted: Wed Nov 28 15:09:40 US/Eastern 2001
The failure rate for the generic thermocouple sensor is 0.01 failures per million hours. This information was found in the RAC report, Non-electronic Parts Reliability Data (NPRD-95), which is available from our product catalog.