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July 19, 2017 by Admin

New Safety Regulations: Tilt Sensors and MEWPs [Infographic]

The IPAF is making several significant changes to the ANSI A92 standards, which were released earlier this year and are expected to go into effect by mid-2018. The updates include incorporating ISO concepts which will align North American aerial lift manufacturers more closely with global markets across Europe, Australia, and China. In addition to the […]

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June 14, 2017 by Admin

FAQ: What Does It Take to Be An Electrical Engineer

From aerospace and agricultural to environmental and electrical, there are few career paths that touch as many industries as that of engineering. This explains why the field has already increased by 1.1% or 28,000 engineering workers since 2016, according to TechServe Alliance. At Fredericks, we strive to maintain top talent when it comes to electrical […]

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May 9, 2017 by Admin

Employee Spotlight: Purchasing Manager Cindy Seipp

Interested in learning more about the individuals who help The Fredericks Company provide exceptional products and services to our customers? Welcome to our blog’s Employee Spotlight series! This series aims to give our readers a peek at Fredericks’ hard-working team to learn more about their roles at the company and what motivates them to work […]

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May 5, 2017 by Admin

New Product: The MX200 with EthernetIP Capability

  Advanced technology and innovation are two things you’ll always find at The Fredericks Company because our engineers pay close attention to the changing needs of the dynamic industries we serve. We’re continuously expanding our product lines to adapt to new industry requirements and fill gaps across the tilt and vacuum measurement market. That’s why […]

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April 6, 2017 by Admin

Infographic: 4 Reasons to Make the Switch to Electrolytic Tilt Sensors

When product lifetimes are measured in years, not months, and sensor accuracy is crucially important to the end-user, electrolytic tilt sensors triumph where others fall short. For decades, engineers have relied on electrolytic tilt sensors to provide exceptionally high accuracy in applications such as: Geotechnical and structural monitoring Construction vehicles and elevating work platforms Agricultural machinery and […]

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January 17, 2017 by Admin

Employee Spotlight: Vacuum Scientist Darren Weinhold

Interested in learning more about the individuals who help The Fredericks Company provide exceptional products and services to our customers? Welcome to our blog’s new Employee Spotlight series! This series aims to give our readers a peek at Fredericks’ hard-working team to learn more about their roles at the company and what motivates them to […]

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Workers on commercial dock workplace safety
December 12, 2016 by Admin

How to Ensure Workplace Safety with Tilt Sensors

Every year, workplace injuries and fatalities occur due to mishaps with heavy machinery operation. Luckily, products exist that help prevent these accidents from happening. Tilt sensors, switches, and inclinometers such as Fredericks’ 0729-1761-99 CAN Bus J1939 inclinometer and 0729-1736-99 tilt switch, are proven to enhance safety conditions for operators of mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs), […]

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November 25, 2016 by Admin

Back to Basics: Sensors and Signals (Part 1)

Sensors and signals; where to start? A sensor is a device that responds to an input stimulus and provides an output relative to the input. The stimulus is anything that needs to be measured – from detecting simple key presses that you used to find this article on the Internet to detecting the precision movement […]

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November 25, 2016 by Admin

7 Reasons to Upgrade from MM200 to MX200

Due to the advent of transistor technology, vacuum controllers have transformed vastly over the years from analog instruments into digital instruments. As technology continues to rapidly evolve, vacuum controllers, such as our MM200 and MX200, continue to advance and improve. Consider how vacuum controllers have improved by discovering how our MX200 advances the feature set […]

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