04454370 is referenced by 44 patents and cites 13 patents.

A pair of resilient side-by-side elongated coils of different thermocouple material are mounted in a ceramic housing and project forwardly with their forward ends connected to form a thermocouple junction that is adapted to be pressed against a surface of which temperature is to be measured. A retractable protective sleeve is spring-urged to a forward position in which it extends beyond the end of the thermocouple housing and is retractable, when the probe is pressed against the surface, to a limit position in which the end of the ceramic thermocouple housing is maintained just clear of the surface, while the resilience of the thermocouple coils enables good contact of the junction and the surface.

Title
Thermocouple surface probe
Application Number
6/415338
Publication Number
4454370
Application Date
September 7, 1982
Publication Date
June 12, 1984
Inventor
Henry P Voznick
Arcadia
CA, US
Agent
Gausewitz Carr Rothenberg & Edwards
Assignee
Wahl Instruments
CA, US
IPC
H01L 35/28
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