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Temperature Sensors

Temperature Sensors

The KA brand is established globally for its custom built high performance temperature transducers (sensors) specifically for test & measurement applications. Measurements are from -20°F to 2000°F from NTC thermistor, PT1000, Thermocouples or Infra-Red technologies. Products include combination pressure and temperature transducers for applications where space and weight are at a premium. Applications include Fuel, Oil, Water, Brakes, Coolant, Air, Tires, Engine, Gearbox, Clutch, Exhaust and Dyno.


NTC2 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NTC2 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NTC2 Series sensors are designed to measure the temperature of all types of air and gas in demanding motorsport and automotive applications.

NPT2 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NPT2 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NPT2 1/8” NPT Air Temperature sensor is designed to withstand the most demanding of environments.  They are available in either a brass or stainless steel boby with an innovative heat insulating PEEK ISOTIP™.  The high temperature non-metallic tip helps prevent heat soak from the surrounding material.  Sensing elements can be either PT1000 or a range of NTCs.  Note for a metric or 1/4-20 UNC threaded versions please see our NTC2 product range.  

Typical applications include: Air Intake - Cabin Temperature

NTC1 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NTC1 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NTC1 Series of fluid temperature sensors are designed to withstand the most demanding of environments.  They are available in a wide selection of materials, sensing elements ( PT1000 or NTC) and a range of metric threads (See separately the NPT1 for a 1/8" NPT threaded version).

NPT1 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NPT1 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NPT1 Series of sensors are designed to measure the temperatures of all types of fluid in demanding motorsport and automotive applications

KIR3 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KIR3 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KIR3 Series of miniature infra-red temperature sensors offers noncontact measurement of tires, carbon & steel brake rotors, clutch and engine temperatures.  The KIR3 can be setup ready to use or we can supply user friendly software and programming lead for a customer to setup or re-range the sensor for a different application.

Typical applications include: Brakes - Tires - Clutch - Air Intake - Cabin Temperature

KIR4 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KIR4 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KIR4 Series of Infra-red sensors offers a compact, rugged and reliable solution for non-contact temperature measurement and is often used to monitor tire performance.

KIR16X4 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KIR16X4 Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KIR16X4 infra-red tire temperature sensor provides race engineers with a                              matrix of 16 x 4 independent temperature points across the tire.

It’s a very small lightweight sensor that has a CAN bus 1Mb output for direct                   connection to most modern data loggers.

User selectable modes offer a range of functions including fields of views  of 40° or 60°. Distance to target can also be adjusted up to 40" and measurement speed is selected at 1, 10, and 20Hz. The modes can be selected either over CAN bus or via an Android Configuration App.

Typical applications include: Tire Temperature Monitoring - Component Profile

KTC Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

KTC Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The KTC Series of thermocouples use high temperature 310 grade stainless steel or inconel to survive the harsh environment of a race car exhaust system.

Typical applications include: Exhaust Gas - Coolant - Oil - Air - Surface Temperature - Thermal Profiles

KIR4B Series/KA Sensors Motorsport

KIR4B Series/KA Sensors Motorsport

The KIR4B Series of miniature infra-red temperature sensors offer a compact and reliable solution for non-contact measurements in motorsports and on-vehicle automotive applications.

Typically used for brake and clutch research study, the sensor can be used to measure most surfaces found in a vehicle. The sensing element offers a linear voltage output. A calibration data sheet is supplied with each sensor and can be installed into most common ECU's and data logging systems.

NTC2F Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

NTC2F Series / KA Sensors Motorsport

The NTC2F-Fast Response Series of high performance temperature sensors are designed to measure the temperatures of air and gas inlet on demanding motorsport and automotive testing applications. The sensing element is a sub miniature 10kΩ NTC thermistor, with a very fast response time which helps to improve engine performance.