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December 12, 2016 by The Fredericks Company

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 The Fredericks Company

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 The Fredericks Company

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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November 25, 2016 by The Fredericks Company

Fredericks Featured in Pennsylvania Manufacturing: Alive and Well

Fredericks was recently recognized in the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association’s statewide publication, Pennsylvania Manufacturing: Alive and Well, for our contributions to the vitality of the state’s economy as well as for our diverse company size, longevity and geographic market. The publication chronicles notable “firsts” in business and lifestyle created by native Pennsylvanians’ and their companies. Our […]

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November 25, 2016 by The Fredericks Company

Our First Blog: 5 Things You Should Know About Us and Our Blog

Welcome to our very first blog entry! This is an exciting initiative for The Fredericks Company (Fredericks) that aims to educate, spark conversation, and inspire the tilt and vacuum measurement community. Written for our customers, partners, employees, and industry buffs, we look forward to providing a variety of interesting topics each month and we’ll always […]

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