Power & energy / energy-transition

This page shows many specific high quality products that are well suited for any process and temperature control situation

Thermocouples and Pt100 temperature sensors

We supply the industry with all kinds of thermocouple or Pt100 temperature sensors

  • ultra fast (0.03s response from ambient to 250°C) 50μm tip type K thermouples
  • thermocouple type K, J, T, R, S, E, B, N, PLII, U, L and C in any desired length, diameter and version
  • any type of Pt100/Pt1000 sensor
  • Standard Platinum Reference Thermometers (SPRTs) for calibration purposes
  • all kinds of signal transmitters
  • calibration certificate as an option

Fast and accurate process & temperature controllers

Large range of controllers

Controllers for any kind of application:

  • RB series (4 PID calculations per second), comes in all standard sizes
  • FZ series (20 PID calculations per second)
    • pressure control
    • fast (cascaded) process control
  • GZ series (100 PID calculations per second)
    • for ultra-fast responding processes
    • fast (cascaded) process control
  • SRZ series multizone DIN-rail mount controller
    • support for all standard fieldbus types
    • 2 and 4 channel versions available
RKC FZ series
FZ series controller
SRZ series
SRZ DIN-rail multizone controller

Electrical heat-tracing

Electrical heat tracing is used for keeping pipelines and vessels on a stable temperature, and to prevent freezing. We specialize in both reliable and accurate control systems incl. HMI/SCADA/PLC touchpanels for this kind of application.

heat tracing temperature control
electrical heat-tracing

Ramp/soak control for batch processes & furnaces

Accurate and advanced ramp/soak controllers for batch-processes and furnaces. 

  • PZ series ramp/soak controller: easy operation
  • PF900 ramp/soak controller: very advanced functionality
PZ series ramp/soak controller
PF900 advanced ramp/soak controller

Advanced fuel cell testing equipment for SOFC (solid oxide fuel cell) and PEFC (proton exchange fuel cell)

  • planar (square or circular) ceramic SOFC holder:
    • 15 to 120mm
    • optional imaging window
  • tubular ceramic SOFC holder:
    • diameter: 2 to 10mm
    • length: 50 to 110mm
  • humidifiers
  • test furnaces (max. 1050°C)
  • inline hydrogen analyser (0-100% H2)
  • complete automated test systems
automated fuel cell test system
automated easy to use fuel cell test system
fuel cell holder with transparent (thermal) visualisation window
cell holder with transparent window for (thermal) imaging
visual and thermal imaging of fuel cell
anode side (left: visual, right: thermal)
fuel cell test oven
high temperature furnace

Power electronics for driving any kind of electrical heating element

RKC Instrument power electronics

  • very high unsurpassed Japanese quality
  • extreme reliability
  • current range: 10-200A
  • 1, 2 or 3 phase loads
  • load voltage range: 35-480Vac
  • resistive loads (resistance not dependent on temperature)
  • inductive loads (i.e. primary side of transformer)
  • molybdenum (MoSi2) elements (i.e. Kanthal super)
  • silicon carbide (SiC) elements

CD Automation power electronics

  • flexible modular system with many options so you only need to order the options you need
  • current range 10-2100A
  • 1, 2 or 3 phase loads
  • load voltage up to 690Vac
  • resistive loads (resistance not dependent on temperature)
  • inductive loads (i.e. primary side of transformer)
  • infrared (IR) long- medium and short wave lamps
  • molybdenum (MoSi2) elements (i.e. Kanthal super)
  • silicon carbide (SiC) elements
  • UV lamps

Battery powered standalone dataloggers for temperature, (differential) pressure, humidity and process-signal monitoring

SmartReader Plus Series

2-8 channel battery powered  datalogger with internal temperature measurement. Various versions available for:

  • battery lifetime: 10 years under normal use (factory replaceable)
  • thermocouple type J, K, S, T & E (-200°C to +1450°C)
  • RTD Pt100/Pt1000 (-230°C to +300°C)
  • NTC thermistor (-60°C to +255°C)
  • mV/V & mA process signals
  • AC voltage (120/240/480/600Vac) & current (5A to 500A)
  • pressure (0-25mBar to 0-10Bar)
  • differential pressure (+/- 2.5Pa to +/- 25mBar)
  • resistance
  • 24VDC digital IO signal or dry switch contact (max. 100kHz)
SmartReader 4 LPD battery powered low differential pressure datalogger
Example: SmartReader Plus 4 LPD: low differential pressure & temperature
NIST calibration
calibration to NIST standards (optional)