FAQ

The wireless smartSENSE stir bars from Gate Scientific measures temperature and spin

How it works - continuous feedback

The RFID enabled smartSENSE stir bar measures the temperature of the liquid and continuously relays the data to the wireless control station via wireless communication.  Based on the real-time information from the stir bar, the The integrated digital programmable hotplate stirrer will self-adjust the heat setting to maintain the temperature as specified.


The wireless smartSENSE stir bars use RFID for communication and power. Dual sensing elements ensure accurate temperature measurements. The smartSENSE technology and the strong neodymium magnet comes encased in inert EFEP Fluorpolymer for a broad range of applications.

How is this different from what else is out there?

We know what you are thinking...another hotplate and stir bar? But these are truly different. With the wireless smartSENSE(R) platform you will be able to precisely measure and control the temperature of a solution with unparalleled ease and convenience. For the first time ever, you will be able to wirelessly control the temperature - even in a completely sealed container.

Does the smartSENSE stir bar need a battery?

No! The RFID enabled temperature sensing stir bar is passively powered every time it communicates with the wireless control station, providing the ultimate in user convenience.

What chemicals are the smartSENSE stir bars compatible with?

Our smartSense stir bars are made of solvent resistant EFEP fluoropolymer for the best in chemical compatibility. Please see more information here. https://www.daikinchem.de/sites/default/files/pdf/EFEP/Product%20Brochure%20NEOFLON%20EFEP.pdf

What is your return policy?

We want to make sure that you are happy and we think you will be intrigued by the features and the ease of use of the smartSENSE platform. However, if you find that this is not working for you, we will give a full product refund within the first 90 days after shipment - no questions asked.

What is your delivery time?

The wireless control station/hotplate stirrer and the wireless smartSENSE stir bars for temperature and spin & temperature are shipping now. Please expect a 2-3 week delivery time.

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