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Type C (tungsten 5% rhenium – tungsten 26% rhenium) thermocouples are suited for measurements in the 0°C to 2320°C / 32°F to 4208°F range. This thermocouple is well-suited for vacuum furnaces at extremely high temperatures. It must never be used in the presence of oxygen at temperatures above 260°C / 500°F.