Insight is the world's largest manufacturer of aviation temperature probes. The temperature probe measures the engine's pulse and therefore is crucial to optimum performance. Insight's probes are built and tested to the highest quality control standards to ensure long life and high performance.
The EGT probe consists of a special alloy sheath connected to a stainless steel clamp. The probe tip is installed in a small hole in the exhaust stack, secured by an adjustable clamp.
I am replacing a JPI probe part-number M-111-G. Will GEM EGT Probe #2870 work? I'm putting it on a PA-30 Lycoming IO320 a1b engine.
Yes, the Gem EGT probe (2870) will work with your Lycoming IO320 a1b.
Is the GEM system EGT probe 2870 grounded? How can it be tested?
Yes, this is a grounded probe which can be tested with an ohm meter. The resistance between the two leads should be less than 2 ohms.