Universal Gas Thermocoupleincludes universaladapter fittings and is compatible with screw-in, push-in or clamp-type pilot burners. It is designed for gas furnaces and 30 mV systems. The element is built for reliability and long life.
A thermocouple is a safety device that's used to detect whether or not your furnace's pilot light is lit. It contains a metal rod that is placed very close to your pilot light's flame. This rod is connected to your furnace's gas valve.