ThermoWorks Industrial Infrared Thermometer – $49, Save $20

Industrial IR Gun (IR-GUN-S)

Industrial IR Gun (IR-GUN-S) from ThermoWorks.

About: “The IR-GUN-S non-contact infrared thermometer is your best deal in a basic infrared gun. The IR-GUN-S Infrared Thermometer is designed for broad general purpose use in research, industrial applications, HVAC, construction, repair or maintenance services, and even around the house if you’re technically inclined.”

  • High quality 12:1 optics
  • Bright laser pointer
  • Point and Shoot simplicity
  • Max temp and hold features
  • Easily switch from °C to °F
  • Backlit display
  • Adjustable emissivity

Since this is no touch, you can check the temp of yeast washing and yeast rehydration water and your starter wort without the risk of infection.  I find mine particularly useful for rehydrating yeast.

Infrared thermometers should not be considered a direct replacement for your standard thermometer.  A quality IR thermometer will give you a close approximation of surface temperatures.  Note that steam seems to throw off readings.  Uses include: Contained yeast rehydration water, chilled wort or starter temperature, kegerator, fermenter or fermenation area and beer tasting samples.  If you’re looking for a standard thermometer, consider these two Top FindsCDN DTQ450X – ThermoWorks Thermapen

As of this posting, this is marked down $20 from $69 to $49.  Check ThermoWorks for current price and availability.

Industrial IR Gun (IR-GUN-S)

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