1440 Timberwolf Drive, PO Box 964, Holland, OH 43528-0964 USA | 1 (419) 867-5400 | Email Us

1440 Timberwolf Drive, PO Box 964, Holland, OH 43528-0964 USA
1 (419) 867-5400 | Email Us

PreTemp probe

Congratulations on taking the first step to learning more about how PreTemp® can help improve the quality of your preforms.

Pretemp Display

PTI’s PreTemp® device is a versatile and easy-to-use handheld instrument for measuring interior preform temperatures. It features single-button operation and has a built-in display for quick reference. Powerful user-friendly software to log and analyze data is also included.  

The probe utilizes an array of precision non-contact infrared temperatures sensors which provide detailed temperature information to the operator. The PreTemp™ device can be used to measure and record up to 16 data points simultaneously.

The PreTemp® device can be used with or without a computer.  Plug the device into a standard wall outlet for maximum portability.


    • Simple one-button operation
    • Measures inside temperatures of preforms
    • Color bar provides visual feedback of profile
    • Utilizes 16 precision non-contact sensors
    • Height adjustment plate and centering puck provides consistent results

Used for

    • Processing aid
    • Quantify and document heating process
    • Assist in setting correct temperature profiles
    • Resolving common setup problems
    • Temperature verification for resin and color changes
    • Troubleshooting of heat related issues 


Number of sensors 16 on 10 mm spacing
Minimum preform ID 12.55 mm
Units Fahrenheit or Celsius
Emissivity 0.1–1.0 (0.92 default)
Sensing range -70–380 °C
Repeatability 0–60 °C: ±0.5 °C
60–120 °C: ±1 °C
120–180 °C: ±2 °C
Operating environment -40–85 °C
Ingress protection rating IP40
Power Standard USB port OR 5 VDC power (included)
Plugs into standard wall outlet for maximum portability








Please let us know if you have any questions or specialized needs so that we can help you achieve your preform objectives. Contact us at info@plastictechnologies.com