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Infrared Thermometer – 3M IR500

The Infrared thermometer (IR500 Series) from 3M, is a Laser Sighted, lightweight and durable instrument which allows accurate, non-contact surface temperature measurements from -18° to 260°C (0° to 500°F) at a safe distance. The single-point laser sighting accurately ‘spots’ trouble up to 4 feet away

Spot trouble quickly, safely and accurately.


  • Non-contact temperature measurement
  • Laser sighting
  • Easy to use - one button operation
  • Back-lit LCD display
  • Wide -18° to 260°C temperature range
  • Celsius to Fahrenheit switchable
  • Powered by 9V battery (included)
  • Pocket sized


Electrical Maintenance:

  • Monitor electric motors
  • Locate loose wire connections
  • Diagnose nuisance tripping of circuit breakers
  • Check lighting ballasts and transformers

Mechanical Equipment Maintenance:

  • Monitor furnace exteriors
  • Test heat exchangers, steam traps, air vents
  • Identify refrigeration problems
  • Check thermal insulation


  • Locate radiator core blockages
  • Identify misfiring spark plugs
  • Monitor electrical components
  • Diagnose low voltage batteries


  • Monitor road surface temperature for icy conditions
  • Maintain asphalt temperature during preparation and application

Food Safety:

  • Audit storage temperature
  • Maintain process temperature


  • Monitor appliances and equipment in the kitchen, garage and workshop


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The Scotchcode range offers a multitude of ways to mark your product from cables and wires to motor leads to sports equipment. The range features dispensers, pre-printed alphanumeric and coloured tape, and write-on books and tags.

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Aerosols, Sprays and Coatings
The Scotch® Spray product range consists of a number of different insulating, cleaning, protective and preventative maintenance sprays. These products should form a major part of any maintenance programme, from preventative action to repairing damage in all electrical and electronic environments.

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Cold Shrink Tubes & End Caps
The E.P.D.M or silicone rubber is pre-stretched, and loaded onto a removable core. Cold Shrink products require no heat, and no tools to install. With 20 years of proven field history, 3M Cold Shrink products will retain performance and resiliency for the life of the cable.

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Medium Voltage Joints & Terminations
Medium Voltage cable jointing and cable termination kits, from 3M, use our high quality Cold shrink cable joint & termination bodies. We also offer a range of corresponding accessories such as cable connectors, gland kits, lugs, barrier boots etc as well as cable cleaning and pulling products.

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Low Voltage Joints & Terminations
3M produce a range of quality low voltage joints , low voltage terminations and cable sheath repair solutions for application across a diverse range of low voltage cable types and sizes up to 3.3kV (up to 6.6kV for unscreened cables). Heat shrink , cold shrink and resin jointing and terminating options are available.

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If you need further information about infrared thermometers IR500 products contact us by email or call us on 0845 602 8033

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