Exergen Corporation

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Exergen Corporation
Type Private company
Founded 1980
Founders Francesco Pompei[1]
Headquarters Watertown, Massachusetts
Key people Francesco Pompei
President[2]
Products See products section
Website Exergen Corporation

Exergen Corporation, is designer and manufacturer of infrared scanners, thermometers, and sensors headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts. Exergen products are used in applications including, among others, medical, automotive, food processing, agriculture and textile.[2] The company was founded in 1980 by Francesco Pompei, who patented the world's first temporal artery (forehead) thermometer.[citation needed] Exergen holds more than a dozen patents.[citation needed]

Products[edit]

Exergen's products include:[1]

Thermometers[edit]

  • 1985 - D-Series - Emissivity error-free infrared thermometer.
  • 1988 - Ototemp - Scanning tympanic medical thermometer.
  • 1990 - Ototemp Veterinary - Tympanic thermometer for animals.
  • 1991 - Ear thermometer employing arterial heat balance.
  • 1996 - Infrared axillary thermometer.
  • 1997 - Consumer infrared axillary thermometer.
  • 1999 - Temporal artery thermometers for professionals and consumers.
  • 2000 - Palm-sized emissivity error-free infrared thermometer.

Scanners[edit]

  • 1983 - Microscanner - Pocket-sized infrared temperature scanner.
  • 1987 - E-Series - Infrared scanner designed exclusively for electrical inspection.
  • 1987 - Dermatemp - Infrared scanner for emissivity error-free skin temperature assessment.
  • 1989 - Equine Scanner - Scanner for injury assessment of equine athletes.

Sensors[edit]

  • 1991 - IRt/c - Unpowered IR thermocouple
  • 2002 - Microprocessor-based linearized, infrared temperature sensor.
  • 2004 - 20:1 field of view microprocessor-based linearized, infrared temperature sensor.

Thermocouples[edit]

  • 2003 - Micro-sized, unpowered IR thermocouple.
  • 2004 - 4:1 field of view, unpowered IR thermocouple.

Other products[edit]

  • 1980 - Exergram - Quantitative heat loss camera system for energy conservation.
  • 1995 - Thermal switch to detect presence of hot melt adhesive and hot objects.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Exergen Corporation. "About Us". Retrieved 2008-01-09. 
  2. ^ a b BusinessWeek. "Exergen Corporation". The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. Retrieved 2008-01-09.