ATEX Certified Electronics Manufacturer

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Smith Systems, Inc. has an ATEX electronics certified family of magnetic speed sensors for use in Group II (other than mines), category 2, G (gases, vapors and mists) applications. Category 2 refers to "increased safety under abnormal operating conditions".

ATEX refers to European Directive 94/9/EC, which covers equipment and protective systems for use in areas endangered by potentially explosive atmospheres created by the presence of flammable gases, vapors, mists or dusts.

Smith Systems, Inc. has an ATEX electronics certified family of magnetic speed sensors for use in Group II (other than mines), category 2, G (gases, vapors and mists) applications. Category 2 refers to "increased safety under abnormal operating conditions". This ATEX electronics classification is the US (NEC 505) equivalent of Class I, Zone I applications. This family of speed sensors employs the protection concept of encapsulation. These sensors are ISO 9001:2000 certified to temperature class T3-surface temperatures in areas not to exceed 200°C.

We offer housing options from M10 to 1" in diameter. All housings are sealed end, suitable for liquid immersion and high pressure applications.

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Smith Systems, Inc. is a company committed to meeting your unique requirements. We are here to assist with your integration of sensors into end products and systems. Whether the use is in process controls, aircraft gas turbine engines, critical speed controls and braking systems of rail cars, or in remote unmanned pumping and power generating stations. Smith Systems, Inc. can provide cost effective sensor solutions to meet your special application needs with quality and reliability designed into them.

Smith Systems, Inc. is a privately owned manufacturer of sensors for speed, motion and temperature, as well as controls, custom instrumentation, cabling and harnessing associated with these devices. Our capabilities range from commercial standards (found in assembly and process machinery), to the high reliability devices used in aerospace applications, to durable products for reliable performance in harsh environments.

We are a qualified source for flight hardware and have supplied products for civilian, military applications and space flight. These products are designed to survive high vibration and extremes of thermal and mechanical shock.

Smith Systems, Inc. is a primary supplier of these environmentally protected products to railcar OEMs, transit authorities and private rail operators. Our products monitor axle speed as feedback for anti-skid braking control, journal bearing temperature, other fluid and gas temperatures, and other speed inputs for various aspects of train control. These products endure the worst of operating conditions - the underside of a railcar.