Dump Truck Safety System Design

The design of the modern work truck is moving forward at an amazing pace. With long haul trucks, the focus has been on collision avoidance systems and advanced controls for fuel economy, but dump truck builders have long had a different

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Valve Position Sensing for Mission Critical Flow Applications.

Systems like municipal water supplies, sewage treatment plants, massive cooling and lubrication systems used in chemical, petrochemical, and the oil and gas industry, all share one thing in common: large flow valves that are critically opened and closed by computer controls to insure proper system

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Sealed Pendant Switches – The Jewels of Waterproof Switches.

In the world of waterproof switches, designers understand pendant switches to be pushbutton switches that are hand actuated by an actual human.  There are typically leads extending from the body of the switch which can allow an ergonomic distance between the operator and the control

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Push Button Switch Types

Engineers and system designers looking for reliable switch products often face a quandary. Selection of switches with their inherent mechanical limitations must be pondered carefully or they risk being the proverbial “weakest link” in an otherwise robust control or safety system design. When switches are directly

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