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Temperature Measurement Products
Mikron M315X-HT Series
Two-Piece High Temperature Blackbody Calibration Source with Large Surface Area, 30 to 600°C
Advanced Energy’s Mikron M315X-HT series of blackbody calibration sources comprise of a controller module and a separate enclosure for the emitter source with available aperture sizes from 4 x 4 in up to 12 x 12 in and temperature ranges from 30 to 600°C.
- High effective emissivity 1.0 at 8 to 14 µm
- Range of aperture sizes (4 x 4 in to 12 x 12 in)
- High accuracy and high resolution (0.1°C)
- Excellent stability ±0.2°C in still air environment
- Technical Specs
- Service & Support
The Mikron® M315X-HT blackbody calibration sources meet the exacting parameters of infrared focal plane array detectors, thermal imagers, and FLIR systems testing in projection scenes and field applications where higher temperatures are required.
The M315X-HT blackbody sources are resistively heated by precision heating elements to provide uniform temperature distributions. The two-piece system is comprised of the controller module and a separate enclosure for the emitter source.
Emitter source temperature control is carried out by a precision digital PID controller, mounted in a 7 in (180 mm) high 19 in rack mount enclosure.
- Select from four aperture sizes from 4 x 4 in to 12 x 12 in
- Calibrate and verify the output signals of pyrometers, thermal imagers, etc.
- Achieve high accuracy and repeatability
- Control emitter source temperature with a precision digital PID controller
- High emissivity with unchallenged stability and uniformity
- Uniform temperature distribution with precision heating elements
- Furnished with a certificate of calibration traceable to NIST
- RS232 (standard) or RS485 serial communication
- Stable RTD ensures long-term temperature stability of the system
Ambient 30 to 600°C (86 to 1112°F)
±1°C at T < 100°C to ±2°C at T = 600°C
Accuracy calibration performed radiometrically, the uncertainty of emissivity and transfer standard are already included
±0.2°C in still air environment
Provided stable AC mains voltage and minimum air flow across the exit port or emitter plate
Heated Emitter Shape
Exit Port Diameter
M315X4HT:101 x 101 mm (4 x 4 in)
M315X6HT: 152 x 152 mm (6 x 6 in)
M315X8HT: 203 x 203 mm (8 x 8 in)
M315X12HT: 305 x 305 mm (12 x 12 in)
~1.00 effective emissivity at 8 to 14 μm
A spectral emissivity graph is provided in the instruction manual
Standard Calibration Method
Precision platinum RTD
< 30 minutes ambient to 500°C
Slew Rate to 1°C Stability
Slew Rate to 0.1°C Stability
Approximately 30 minutes between Δ 100°C set points
Typical — can vary from unit to unit
Communication / Interface
Remote Set Point
Method of Control
Digital PID controller
Specifications are subject to change without notice. Not all options and accessories are available for all models and configurations. Dimensions listed generally refer to standard configurations and module bodies only. Please confirm technical specifications and customizations with a sales representative. Advanced Energy is not responsible for errors or omissions.
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