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testo 104-IR - Food safety thermometer

0560 1040
  • For carrying out surface and core temperature measurements
  • With integrated probe and infrared laser
  • Durable and practical: rugged folding joint, waterproof housing (IP65), fits snugly in any pocket
  • HACCP / EN 13485 compliant
  • Incoming food, food on display, food in storage: the testo 104-IR infrared probe thermometer allows you to carry out quick and reliable temperature and food safety checks in the course of your busy working day. Ideal for use in the food sector, restaurants and the retail industry.
    • A measuring instrument for determining surface and core temperature with intuitive operation.

    The testo 104-IR food safety thermometer is ideal for carrying out temperature and food safety checks. And because it fits snugly in any pocket, it’s always there when you need it to carry out checks on incoming goods, spot checks during transport or food inspections in the retail industry.

    Probe thermometer and infrared thermometer rolled into one

    The testo 104-IR is equipped with a high-precision 2-point laser and 10:1 optics which show the exact measurement range and allow you to carry out quick and accurate non-contact surface temperature measurements. The 2-in-1 thermometer is especially useful for checking incoming goods and for scanning the surface temperature of individual food products as well as whole pallets.

    The folding probe thermometer is used to measure the core temperature of food products like meat and sausage meat for example. It generally comes into play when the infrared surface measurements are not within the prescribed thresholds. The probe can be folded away when not in use to protect against breakage.

    Quick and easy to use. Tried and tested in the field

    The thermometer is immediately activated when the probe sensor is folded down. Simply press a key to start the infrared measurement. The results are presented on a large, easy-to-read display. Because the keys themselves are easy to understand, there is no need to instruct individuals on how to use the thermometer. Last but by no means least, the food safety infrared thermometer is waterproof and IP65 rated.

    Areas of Application

    It doesn’t matter whether the food in question is being delivered, is in transit or in storage – in all three cases it is imperative that the cold chain is maintained at all times. The testo 104-IR food safety thermometer is ideal for ensuring that the prescribed temperature is maintained at each point in the cold chain. And like all the testo temperature meters for the food industry the testo 104-IR is EN 13485 certified and HACCP compliant.

    1 x testo 104-IR waterproof penetration/infrared thermometer, including fold-away penetration probe, batteries and calibration protocol.

    Temperature - NTC

    Measuring range
    -50 to +250 °C
    ±1 °C (-50.0 to -30.1 °C)
    ±1 % of mv (Remaining Range)
    ±0.5 °C (-30.0 to +99.9 °C)
    0.1 °C
    Reaction time
    t₉₉ = 10 s (measured in moving liquid)

    Temperature - Infrared

    Measuring range
    -30 to +250 °C
    ±1.5 °C or ±1.5 % of mv (Remaining Range)
    ±2.0 °C (-20 to -0.1 °C)
    ±2.5 °C (-30 to -20.1 °C)
    Measuring rate
    0.5 s
    Infrared resolution
    0.1 °C

    General technical data

    198 g (incl. batteries)
    281 x 48 x 23 mm (Probe folded out)
    178 x 48 x 23 mm (probe folded away)
    Operating temperature
    -20 to +50 °C
    Protection class
    Length probe shaft tip
    32 mm
    Diameter probe shaft
    3 mm
    Diameter probe shaft tip
    2.5 mm
    Product-/housing material
    ABS / TPE / PC, diecast zinc, stainless steel
    Length probe shaft
    106 mm
    Product colour
    Laser spot
    on / off
    Measurement value
    Temperature °C / °F / °R
    Measurement mode
    Hold or auto hold (immersion probe)
    Dimensions (probe folded out)
    281 x 48 x 23 mm
    Dimensions (probe not folded out)
    178 x 48 x 23 mm
    EN 13485
    Battery type
    2 AAA micro batteries
    Battery life
    10 h at 25°C typical
    Display type
    LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
    Display size
    Display function
    with status line (°C,°F,°R, battery, hold/auto hold, min, max, laser, measurement, emissivity)
    Display ligthing
    Storage temperature
    -30 to +70 °C

    Temperature checking for incoming goods and during transport and storage

    The temperature of foods has a crucial influence on the formation and proliferation of germs and therefore on product quality and consumer health. In order to ensure food safety, there is therefore an obligation to monitor the temperatures of foods and to check that cooling chain compliance is uninterrupted. Among the measures used to achieve this is checking temperature on receipt and during transport and storage of the goods. The testo 104-IR infrared and penetration thermometer helps you to do this. It offers:

    • Fast scanning of the goods delivered using infrared measuring technology
    • Immediate checking where values are critical via fold-out penetration probe
    • Simple display of the measuring range via 2-point laser
    • Robustness thanks to a waterproof housing
    • HACCP-compliant measurement