bimetal heat sensor

(BHS) a strip (usually coiled) consisting of two metals with different expansion characteristics. Bimetal strips are used in thermostatically controlled devices because they move or bend toward the metal that expands least when heat is applied

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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