Technical Articles

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ACT Sensors/Advanced Control Technology, Inc.


ACT Sensors/Advanced Control Technology, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Switches)
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Temperature switch assembly, select a Temperature Switch Part Number, then specify a temperature set point (5°C-130 °C) and a Switch Operation will, Open = C, or Closed = CR on rising temperature.... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Assemble your own liquid level control with a few basic parts. Easily adjusted in the field to fit your tank.... (View Full Article)
(Temperature Sensing)
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Each switch wire group, will be separated and marked for easy identification. Assemblies with SPST and SPDT in the same sensor will typically follow standard color code unless customer specifies... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Standard Switch Assembly Wire Information Insulation colors on standard float switches are coded for easy identification. Float switch units with a single SPST switch. Blue is for computer and solid... (View Full Article)
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Nominal pipe sizes do not match the outside or inside thread diameter. To determine pipe sizes up to 1¼", measure the outside diameter of the threads. Subtract ¼" for the pipe thread size. (example, a... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Flanged or straight tube mounting. Float assemblies can have swivel joints and depth adjustable sliding gland. Modified stem bends for irregular tank shapes allow level detection in all tank areas.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Electrical ratings are a guide only, application variables will affect switch operation and life. Test and evaluation of switches is always recommended and ACT application engineers can provide past... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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These floats are typically used when two different liquids, such as oil and water are in the same tank. The float is weighted to fall through the lighter liquid and float on top of the heavier liquid.... (View Full Article)
(Surge Suppressors)
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Inductive loads produce very large voltage spikes, which will cause reed switch failure. Typically inductors such as relays, solenoids, and motors will cause voltage spikes of several hundred to... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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*Float type, above refers to Float data chart Numerous component options are available which offer reductions in dimensions listed above. Call A.C.T. application engineers at 1-877-800-8820 or e-mail... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Turbulence in tanks will cause false signals. A splash shield will dampen this wave action, thus averaging the liquid level. All liquid level controls can have a splash shield added to them. Standard... (View Full Article)