Temperature Switch

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Temperature Instrument

A temperature switch provides alarm, shutdown and control for many types of processes.  Switch that activates when a certain temperature condition is met.  A temperature switch typically provides a discrete output.  It may be part of a temperature transmitter that activates when a condition is met.  

  • Abbreviated as TS

Types of temperature Switches

Configuration and Alarms

Alarms in the PLC can be:

  • TSH - Temperature Switch High
  • TSL - Temperature Switch Low
  • TSHL - Temperature Switch High/Low