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I’d think getting the temperature of tape-covered stainless would have its own measurement accuracy issues. I’m surprised folks aren’t suggesting an array of RTDs glued to the inside surface 🙄.
Tape works very well, just make sure you have a big enough target that your IR thermometer is not averaging in some of the reading from around the tape.
 

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I wonder how hot a wrapped Matte Black Cybertruck would be?
 
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Tape works very well, just make sure you have a big enough target that your IR thermometer is not averaging in some of the reading from around the tape.
If the tape is a different emissivity and obviously different absorption then wouldn’t the tape itself as well as the area beneath it be a different temperature than the bare metal you are thinking you are measuring?
 

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If the tape is a different emissivity and obviously different absorption then wouldn’t the tape itself as well as the area beneath it be a different temperature than the bare metal you are thinking you are measuring?
...Yes, but: The metal will conduct the heat across it more widely than tape would really shade it.

-Crissa
 
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...Yes, but: The metal will conduct the heat across it more widely than tape would really shade it.

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