International Journal of Thermophysics

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 249–256 | Cite as

Research on the Temperature and Emissivity Measurement of the Metallic Thermal Protection Blanket



The temperatures and emissivities of the metallic thermal protection blanket at (900–1,300) °C are investigated experimentally by using a multi-wavelength pyrometer. A linear relation between the emissivity and true temperature at different wavelengths is assumed. Based on this assumption, the true temperatures and spectral emissivities of the metallic thermal protection blanket at the two temperature measurement points can be calculated simultaneously. Some experimental results for the practical data processing of measurements performed on the metallic thermal protection blanket show that the difference between the calculated temperature and the temperature measured by a standard thermocouple is within  ±  10°C.


Emissivity Metallic thermal protection blanket Multi-wavelength pyrometer True temperature 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaogang Sun
    • 1
  • Peng Xiao
    • 1
  • Guibin Yuan
    • 1
  • Jingmin Dai
    • 1
  1. 1.Harbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinPeople’s Republic of China

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