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What type of thermometer is used for refrigerators?
Last Updated: 16th January, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, what type of thermometer is used in a fridge?
Whether they measure the temperature in the oven or refrigerator/freezer, most appliance thermometers are either liquid-filled or bimetallic-coil thermometers: Liquid-filled Thermometers, also called “spirit-filled” or “liquid in glass” thermometers, are the oldest types of thermometers used in home kitchens.
Additionally, is 42 degrees OK for refrigerator? When checked first thing in the morning the normal temperature range should be between 34-42 degrees Fahrenheit in the refrigerator section and between -5 and +8 degrees Fahrenheit in the freezer section for self-defrosting models, and 5 to 7 degrees for non self-defrosting models.
Also to know, what is the best type of temperature measuring device for use in a refrigerator?
Though food will be safe indefinitely at 0 degrees F, quality will decrease the longer the food is in the freezer. Most refrigerator/freezer thermometers are either liquid-filled or bimetallic-coil thermometers. The United States Department of Agriculture describes these thermometers as follows.
Where should I put my fridge thermometer?
We suggest you place your thermometer below the top shelf and towards the door to give a general indication of the fridge temperature. If it shows your fridge is higher than 5°C, adjust the fridge setting to lower the temperature.