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(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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This presentation introduces the concept of magnetic mapping and how it helps the reed sensor design.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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With the advent of the Reed Switch, developed by Bell Labs in the 1940s, it was convenient to measure its operate characteristics using the units of ampere turns. Since the Reed Switch is cylindrical... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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A table of activate distances, resulting from position and movement of the actuator magnet.... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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This application refers to the development of a bilge pump on a boat, which senses accumulating water in the bottom of the boat, which in turn operates a pump removing the water.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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As electronic components continue their downward size spiral, their capabilities are ever increasing. Accompanying this, chip line widths are narrower than ever giving rise to unwanted small voltage... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Power consumption in today's electronic market is a concern with the dramatic increase in the use of portable electronic gadgetry. Power hungry components are rapidly being designed out in favor of... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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A typical unit can accumulate up to 15 gallons (60 liters) of water in a single day. With this much water being produced, care must be taken with the reservoirs to prevent water overflow. Reed sensors... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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High temperature liquid environments have been around for a long time without any accurate, easy method of measuring their liquid levels. MEDER has solved this problem with their hermetically sealed... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Liquid systems all have their own specialty aspects and their own peculiarities. The liquids vary in density and viscosity (flow level) in going from water with a centi-poise of 1 to liquid epoxies... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Airliners around the world are bringing more services to the expanding number of flights occurring daily. The airlines compete with each other to convince, we the consumer, to fly on their airline. A... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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When test equipment is used to test discrete power semiconductors, the testers often require the application of high currents to properly test the semiconductor devices, such as, Transient Voltage... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Standex-Meder Electronics, a leading manufacturer of precise, reliable, and longlasting sensors and magnetic components worldwide, provides a range of products for use in the Alternative Energy... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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When Test Equipment and Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) systems are used to test discrete semiconductors they often require a switching device that can carry high-pulsed currents that do not distort... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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When applying one's foot to the brake pedal, it is taken for granted that the braking mechanism will begin to slow or stop the vehicle. A hermetically sealed reed switch plays a key reliability role... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Designing a sensing system for under the hood of a vehicle presents difficult requirements. The sensor must operate at extreme temperatures that are as low as -40°C and as high as 125°C.... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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When depressing the brake pedal, the auto's hydraulics engage and slow or stop the vehicle. In addition, two other functions can also occur, one of which is critical to the operation of the vehicle-... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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An automotive manufacturer approached Standex-Meder with the challenge to provide a reduction in height of 50% from a traditional wire wound transformer, and create a custom solution that met their... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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An aerospace customer needed an integrated inductor for an aircraft. They knew that Standex-Meder is a leader in customizing design requirements, and deliver to challenging specifications.... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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When an automobile is completed at the factory, it is ready to be driven. However, the vehicle may sit in a completion lot for several days or weeks awaiting transportation. The vehicle is then... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Design engineers today look for procuring a complete solution. If they can't find this, they look for its component parts. This application refers to the development of a bilge pump on a boat, which... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Testing these cable harnesses with high voltage from each wire to all other wires has been a proven approach to eliminate potential cable shorts. And applying high current through the wires has... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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The most costly items of an automobile are under the hood of the car. Thieves, once the hood of the car is open, can unfasten the engine, battery, etc. very quickly. Having a sensor that is tied into... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Large truck containers and/or shipping, freight and cargo containers usually contain valuable equipment worth millions of dollars/euros. So they can attract interest of unsavory characters wanting... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Very often it is the smallest things in life which have the greatest impact. We take for granted that our routines will go smoothly. For instance, you wake up in the morning; pour water in your coffee... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Standex-Meder's team had a tremendous challenge. A competitor had a first mover advantage within the industry by providing a patented design for condensate flood sensors.... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Convertible roof position whether open or closed require a magnetic proximity sensor to turn off the roof motor. The reed sensor can reliably sense both end positions and activate or deactivate the... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Refrigerated trucks abound all over our roadways worldwide, many carrying 10s of thousands of dollars, Euros, etc. in fragile goods that must be kept cool, no matter what the outside temperature.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Transducers like thermocouples, output very small voltages, and many times are located in remote areas. Reed Relay's with only 0.2 picofarads across the open contacts offer that ability to maintain... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Finally there is a reliable way to precisely detect the end limit positions of pistons and cylinders, particularly when that detection is critical to the operation and/or can result in a disaster if... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Normally reed sensors require a reed sensor and a magnet to carry out the sensing function. However, almost all emergency doors must be made of steel or a steel alloy. This steel interferes with the... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Hybrid and electric drivetrains in cars, trucks and two wheelers are introducing new, previously unknown challenges in the transportation industry. The 12V or 24V board net is now complemented with a... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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For years manufactures of electric toothbrushes have used mechanical slide switches to turn on and off the power to the toothbrush. The mechanical slide switches are subject to very harsh environments... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Electrometers are used to measure ultra low currents at the sub-pico amp level. Reed relays represent the only technology that can successful switch and pass these small signals without losing signal... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Approximately 95% of new, surgically equipped operating rooms use electronic scalpels. These electronic scalpels cut and instantly cauterize the area stopping any bleeding. This greatly helps doctors... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Knob controls on stoves have now become a thing of the past. First seen on flameless ceran stoves, Reed Sensors are used to control the various power settings for each burner. The Reed Sensor... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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There are several laboratory fluid systems that required fluid level monitoring to help control very elaborate equipment processes. This new float sensor has four sensing positions, three of which are... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Electronics based products play an indispensable role in our everyday world, even though we cannot see the waveforms and interaction within the product at the component level. However, in the typical... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Our customer was developing a new generation dishwasher that required updated technology to function effectively. This appliance demanded a flood prevention switch design that supported their goal to... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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All trucks and automobiles currently utilizing internal combustion engines have fuel tanks. To the driver of the fueled motor vehicle, one of the most important instruments on his front panel is his... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Functional PCB testers are in some cases, up to 20 layers thick, requiring 1000s of test points for functional verification. Because of size restrictions, isolation, relatively fast acting and good RF... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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In and around the gas tank and its filling lid is consider a highly explosive area. Anything that can possible cause a spark could potentially ignite the fuel. Use of an electromechanical sensor to... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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More and more electronic control is being used in automobiles and trucks in "drive by wire" implementations. For improved functionality and ease of control, the transmission shifter arm movement in... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Most major food chains and retail stores process purchased items through their payment stations using electronic automatic barcode scanners. Most of these barcode scanners are equipped with a... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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The volume of hot tubs or spas are being used more and more around the world for medicinal reasons and for shear joy. An essential part of a hot tub is its heating system. There are very high wattage... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Electronics and electronic systems, the need exists to be able to make voltage and current measurements covering several orders of magnitude, from nano-volts to kilovolts and from fempto-amps to amps.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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The reed relay being hermetically sealed and then encapsulated in a rugged over-molded epoxy, can reliably transmit or receive radio frequencies between 3 MHz to 30 MHz.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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RF switches must be employed having the ability to carry the wide range of frequencies without adding any distortion when monitoring worldwide communications via RF receivers.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Approximately 95% of new, surgically equipped operating rooms use electronic scalpels. These electronic scalpels cut and instantly cauterize the area stopping any bleeding. This greatly helps doctors... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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When the defibrillator is activated, the paddles are placed on the person's chest, and then a high voltage/current pulse is applied across the heart with the intent to shock the heart back into... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Many households and businesses have now been going over to the use of programmable shutters/blinds/shades where their exact position can be programmed and later executed to that position with the use... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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There are a large number of applications requiring the detection of end limit position, where electric shock can be a real concern. Hospital beds, for example, need end position limits when adjusting... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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An essential part of a hot tub is its heating system. There are very high wattage heaters that are designed into hot tubs for quick warm up. If for some reason the water is not flowing and the heaters... (View Full Article)
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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Card readers have come under increased use in hotels and a host of other card detection activities. With the dramatic increase in use, the quality and reliability have become big factors in shaping... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Card readers have come under increased use in hotels and a host of other card detection activities. With the dramatic increase in use, the quality and reliability have become big factors in shaping... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Finally there is a reliable way to precisely detect the end limit positions of pistons and cylinders, particularly when that detection is critical to the operation and/or can result in a disaster if... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Humanity has changed dramatically as they carry out our daily endeavors, by the invention of the integrated circuit nearly 50 years ago. Whether we are checking the time on our wrist watch, making a... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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How often has one forgot and left the keys in the ignition and/or left the main head lights on, only to later return to the car and find the battery dead or the vehicle not even there. The Reed... (View Full Article)
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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Hearing aids are just that. They allow a person to better hear sounds and speech. Strange as it may seem to those that hear perfectly, people with hearing disabilities don't like to advertise their... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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A customer contacted our team due to a need for a customized planar transformer for an industrial application. Their application was induction charging and motor control drivers for arc welding.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Today's high tech electronic fields continue to prosper with innovative new products using finer and finer integrations that drive components smaller and smaller. Whether the electronic components are... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Many facilities, particularly manufacturing environments where dust particles or explosive atmospheres may exist, represent real challenges when it comes to electronic circuitry and switching... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Automakers are increasingly adopting LEDs as a preferred solution for internal indicator lights, running lights, tail lights, and other applications in which incandescent bulbs were previously used.... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Often these measuring devices used a walking device having a wheel that translates circular motion into a linear distance. These devices used a mechanical means to establish the distance. These... (View Full Article)
(Flow Sensing)
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There are a multitude of applications that require the measurement of the volume of water. Water filters must measure the amount of water passing through them in order to know when to change the... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Most households and businesses have meters reading and recording the volume of water used, the volume of gas used and/or the amount of electricity being used. Most of these meters used reed sensors to... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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There are a large number of applications requiring the detection of end limit position, where electric shock can be a real concern. Hospital beds, for example, need end position limits when adjusting... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Modular instrumentation has been around for the past 30 years, but continues to grow in popularity. The systems have become more functional with the ability to carry out multiple tasks in parallel.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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There are many types of modular instrumentation platforms: VXI, PXI, PACs, Labview, AXie, USB, GPIB, etc. They all offer several different plug-in boards that carry out singular and/or multiple... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Power windows have been improving their performance over the years and now use Reed Sensors to control the motors as they reach their end limits. Also, if an object impedes the window's progress... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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There are several laboratory fluid systems that required fluid level monitoring to help control very elaborate equipment processes. This new float sensor has four sensing positions, three of which are... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Within the network analyzer's circuitry, the need to attenuate RF signals is necessary; and high frequency reed relays carry out the task with billions of reliable operations.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Network analyzers are widely used in the RF frequency realm, whether it is measuring the characteristics in the analog continuous wave high frequencies, or measuring the rise and fall times of fast... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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To turn freight trains into connected modes of transport, they are equipped with sensors that collect data on their current position and the condition of wagons and their cargo, including parameters... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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In the past, disconnecting a telephone connection required the placement of the handset on the receiver. This placement activated a mechanical switch which created the electrical disconnect. The... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Fast digital oscilloscopes have different time ranges to evaluate both slower signals as well as faster pulses. Semiconductor switches offer too much leakage and interaction between ranges, where... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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Over the past decade or so, the use of planar transformers in military and aerospace applications has grown rapidly. Military and aerospace (Mil-Aero) applications typically require a lot of... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Every year many thousands of peoples' lives are saved having been resuscitated with a defibrillator after their heart had stopped beating. Many times this happens in a hospital environment. However,... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Chip makers use new performance boards for every new chip they develop. Since most integrated circuit/chip makers generally have large factories devoted to the testing of their chips.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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When testing discrete semiconductors, particularly power devices (Fets, mosfets, etc), high current testing is a very important factor. The high currents allow the designer to determine the integrity... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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A top automobile manufacturer faced an issue of not meeting emissions standards due to needing to separate a pipe and hose assembly during maintenance. The hose and pipe needed to be attached to meet... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Appliances, particularly refrigerators and freezers, must have their doors closed at all times. If the door is left open for any length of time the compartments will warm up and the food contained... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Test equipment capable of use in RF evaluations will generally require attenuation circuits to help them evaluate various aspects of RF components and RF circuitry. These attenuators need a switching... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Since attenuators are typically used to calibrate RF signal strength, the switching devices must be very good at handling RF so they don't end up attenuating the signal strength themselves. Recent new... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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With the continuous worldwide threat of terrorism, most countries need to be monitoring all electronic communication on a 24/7 basis. Most of this is done with electronic receivers scanning all the RF... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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After the operation, but just before closure of the wound, and electronic transmitter external to the body is turned on and using a matrix of relays, scans for these items.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Performance boards are used in conjunction with integrated circuits to directly connect the actual test functions from the test system to the integrated circuit under test. RF reed relays are... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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As we all know, seat belts are now used by all airlines and in almost all automotive vehicles with the possibility that they may become mandatory for buses and trains as well. In recent years the Reed... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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A Standex-Meder customer had a challenge. They were spending much time, energy, and money on modifying a part they were purchasing. They sought a solution to alleviate all these symptoms in an... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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One of the greatest changes to home security technology has been the introduction of remote monitoring and control of systems via mobile devices. This fundamental change in the way home security... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Most households and businesses have meters reading and recording the volume of water used, the volume of gas used and/or the amount of electricity being used. Most of these meters used reed sensors to... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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Standex-Meder Electronics, manufacturer of precise, reliable, and long-lasting miniature switches, sensors, and relays has literally been lighting the way for decades. Since the 1950's they have been... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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The desire for more information and convenience, along with worldwide water and energy conservation initiatives, has led to a flurry of new fluid level magnetic and conductive sensor designs.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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If the solar panels would absorb the energy that the sun releases in two minutes, they could provide the entire population on earth with electricity for one year. This, of course is unrealistic,... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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Surgical imaging technology is helping doctors around the world operate with more precision than ever before. But when a major manufacture of this equipment needed large toroidal transformers in a... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Every year billions of dollars are paid out for malpractice suits against practicing medical doctors. Most of these suits involve medical procedures or operations where a problem occurs during... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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For many years surveyors' essential piece of equipment was and still is their measuring distance device. Most plots of land are precisely broken up into parcels of land in a very accurate manner,... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Chip makers use new performance boards for every new chip they develop. Since most integrated circuit/chip makers generally have large factories devoted to the testing of their chips. Hundreds of... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Many animal species are on the decline for a multitude of potential reasons. Tracking the animals is the best way to study their habits in their natural habitats. This approach has yielded the best... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Because there are so many gates to be tested, test speed is essential. RF reed relays are specially designed to switch and pass fast digital pulses in a 50 ohm impedance environment while offering... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Some top loading clothes washers have the drum rotating perpendicular to the door and some have the drum rotating in the same plane as the top. In the former of the two rotating directions, opening... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Power door locks are now designed into 75% of all new cars, and 100% on all full feature models. The power door locks can be opened wirelessly or by placing in a code that is compared electronically... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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There are a multitude of applications that require the measurement of the volume of water. Water filters must measure the amount of water passing through them in order to know when to change the... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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When test equipment and automatic test equipment (ATE) systems are used to test discrete semiconductors they often require a switching device that can carry high-pulsed currents that do not distort... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Level sensing product training module.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Manufacturers of electronic components for military and aerospace projects and other demanding applications rely on Standex Electronics. Whether used on satellites high above the earth, or drilling... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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For years engineers had thought the best way to switch high frequencies and very short fast digital pulses was to use special semiconductors designed to handle the high frequencies - namely gallium... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Pull-In (PI) is described as that point where the contacts close. Using a magnet, it is usually measured as a distance from the Reed Switch to the magnet in mm (inches) or in field strength AT,... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Trying to find a sensor that will function on the underbelly of an automobile where ice, snow, oil, dirt, grime, very high temperatures and very low temperatures may exist at any given time represents... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Many users of reed switches for sensor and reed relay applications try to make the sensors and or relays themselves internally. Often however, they do not observe some basic precautions and preventive... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Reed relay and sensor training module.... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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This presentation explores the different types of level sensors and their applications.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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The reed switch contact rating is dependent on the switch size, gap size or ampere turn rating, contact material and atmosphere within the glass capsule. To receive the maximum life for a given load... (View Full Article)
(Magnets)
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All about magnet types.... (View Full Article)
(Magnets)
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Magnets are available in multiple specifications on the market. Almost all dimensions and geometries can be realised. To activate the reed switch a magnet (magnet field) is needed. The different... (View Full Article)
(Magnets)
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This presentation explores magnet technology and how magnets are used in the electronics industry.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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A photovoltaic system has to have excellent isolation. Without proper isolation, currents will flow off into the ground, which will not only cause a loss of power, but may also be very dangerous.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Table comparing reed relays with solid state and mechanical relays.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Hybrid and electric drivetrains in cars, trucks and two wheelers are introducing new, previously unknown challenges in the transportation industry. The 12V or 24V board net is now complemented with a... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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This presentation explores reed relay technology.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Reading the previous sections on the reed switch basics, key parameters, and operational characteristics before delving into this section will give one a better background and more insight into... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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This presentation explores the different technologies to find the right one for a given sensor application.... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Since their introduction several years ago, the Hall effect sensor has captured the imagination of design engineers. Generally, it was thought that if it's in solid state that it's a more reliable... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Since their introduction several years ago, the Hall effect sensor has captured the imagination of design engineers. Generally, it was thought that if it's in solid state that it's a more reliable... (View Full Article)
(Magnets)
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This presentation explores the technology of how magnets interact with reed switches producing a reed sensor.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Presentation describing the basics of reed switches.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Presentation describing the basics of reed switches.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Presentation describing the basics of reed switches.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Presentation describing the basics of reed switches.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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The life of a reed switch can vary widely depending on the exact switching circumstances. Over the years, many improvements have been made to the reed switch, which have played a major role in... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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This presentation details Standex-Meder's reed switch technology.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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All of our Reed Switches are 100 % tested in our Standard Test Coils and measured in ampere-turns (AT). Simply stated, we have coils wound in a specific coil form, with a given number of turns. We... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Using reed switches in a sensing environment, one generally uses a magnet for actuation. It is important to understand this interaction clearly for proper sensor functioning. Sensors may operate in a... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Table comparing reed switches with mechanical switches.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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This presentation details RF characteristics and why reed relays work well as RF switches.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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This presentation discusses reed relays for RF use.... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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An overview of automotive sensors.... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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Standex-Meder reed switches, reed sensors, reed relays, and magnetics are present in millions of operations daily within the transportation industry. With the growth in the number of on-board systems,... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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The need for innovative ways to diagnose and treat human illness drives the demand for better medical systems and equipment. These new medical instruments and systems require suppliers of electronic... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Doing more with less is the mantra of our era. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the drive towards miniaturization in the next generation of electronic components and systems. The push for smaller... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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Many manufacturing plants are considered hazardous environments particularly in petro-chemical and grain processing plants. Any electrical arc could ignite a fire or major explosion. Since these... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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Planar transformers are steadily replacing the need for traditional wire-wound transformers in many industries. Electric vehicles, solar inverters, wind power, aviation, healthcare, and industrial... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Homes are getting smarter, and this means the components that allow the processes within products need to be smarter as well. In today's world, homes are being stocked full of items that are... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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The ability to monitor the status of almost anything in real time using new remotely addressable systems is exploding the need for sensors. These sensors can detect and monitor key variables in a... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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In modern printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing facilities surface mounting technology has become the dominant approach for component assemblies. Many of the new reed relays and reed sensors are... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Our team strives to be a true part of your design process, offering a wide variety of services to ensure the success of our global customer network. From tooling and reed switch modification to... (View Full Article)
(Level Sensing)
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In the past, fluid level sensors provided a simple on/off signal, but now sensors are being called upon to supply a great deal more information. The trend towards increased control circuits begin... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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If I were to tell you that there was a way to reduce costs, electrical efficiency capabilities, and enhance electrical capacity through a product you needed - would you buy it? Of course you would!... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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To meet the current electronic manufacturing trends surface mountable reed sensors and reed relays offer a long list of exceptional features when designed and packaged for surfacing mounting on... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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It's no secret: available in hundreds of sizes and shapes, crucial in dozens of industries, and equipped to survive billions of operations in even the most extreme environments, the Reed Switch can... (View Full Article)
(Transformers)
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Surgical imaging technology is helping doctors around the world operate with more precision than ever before. But when a major manufacture of this equipment needed large toroidal transformers in a... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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This presentation discusses the design and test of reed relays.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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All of our Reed Switches are 100 % tested in our Standard Test Coils and measured in ampere-turns (AT). Simply stated, we have coils wound in a specific coil form, with a given number of turns. We... (View Full Article)
(Magnets)
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This document contains precautions for handling and packaging Permanent Magnets.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Precautions for handling and packaging Reed Relays.... (View Full Article)
(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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This document contains precautions for handling and packaging Reed Sensors.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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This document contains precautions for handling and packaging Reed Switches.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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This article offers a description of some of the basic Reed Switch electrical parameters and key terms.... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Many users of Reed Switches for sensor and reed relay applications try to make the sensors and or relays themselves internally. Often however, they do not observe some basic precautions and preventive... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Using Reed Switches in a sensing environment, one generally uses a magnet for actuation. It is important to understand this interaction clearly for proper sensor functioning. Sensors may operate in a... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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The life of a Reed Switch can vary widely depending on the exact switching circumstances. Over the years, many improvements have been made to the Reed Switch, which have played a major role in... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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The Reed Switch contact rating is dependent on the switch size, gap size or ampere turn rating, contact material and atmosphere within the glass capsule. To receive the maximum life for a given load... (View Full Article)
(Magnets)
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This document contains a table showing magnetization for various applications and arrangements.... (View Full Article)
(Magnets)
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Magnets are available in multiple specifications on the market. Almost all dimensions and geometries can be realised. To activate the reed switch a magnet (magnet field) is needed. The different... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Reed Relays are susceptible to magnetic effects which may degrade performance under certain conditions. This report presents a practical approach to reducing magnetic effects among and between Reed... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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Reed Relay in Comparison with Solid-State and Mechanical Relay... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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Reading the previous sections on the Reed Switch basics, key parameters, and operational characteristics before delving into this section will give one a better background and more insight into... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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A comparison chart by specification.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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The Reed Switch was first invented by Bell Labs in the late 1930s. However, it was not until the 1940s when it began to find application widely as a sensor and a Reed Relay. Here it was used in an... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Most important in the testing of any component for frequency response over 100 MHz is a good Network Analyzer and carefully designed test fixtures for calibration as well as for the actual testing.... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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The reed switch was first invented by Bell Labs in the late 1930s. However, it was not until the 1940s when it began to find application widely as a sensor and a reed relay. Here it was used in an... (View Full Article)
(Relays and Relay Accessories)
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In a reed relay, the reed switch uses an electromagnetic coil for activation and is shown in its simplest form in Figure # 1. Reed relays require relatively little power to operate and are generally... (View Full Article)
(Switches)
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In a Reed Relay, the Reed Switch uses an electromagnetic coil for activation and is shown in its simplest form in Figure # 1. Reed Relays require relatively little power to operate and are generally... (View Full Article)