May 7, 2018 by Jonathan Lance

2018 APS/CNM Users Meeting at Argonne National Lab

[one_half] Joint APS/CNM Users Meeting May 7-10, 2018 Booth #53   Advanced Proton Source/Center for Nanoscale Materials Argonne National Laboratory 9700 South Cass Avenue Argonne, IL 60439 USA [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last]

December 26, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

3 Common Misconceptions on Inclinometers and Solar Tracking Systems

In one sentence: absolute inclinometers prove advantageous in solar tracking systems. The use of an inclinometer is the only way to guarantee long-term accuracy of your solar tracking system because this gravity sensing device will reliably output an absolute angular reading. Read the following three common misconceptions to learn more about the advantages of using […]

November 10, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

One-minute read: MX2A Sensor Disassembly

There’s no denying it: cleaning and calibrating active gauges can be frustrating. And it can be especially aggravating for heat treaters because vacuum furnaces aren’t exactly clean-room conditions and your vacuum instrumentation requires more frequent cleaning. The biggest problem with most active gauges (sometimes referred to as vacuum transmitters or active sensors) is that you […]

October 9, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

ASM 29th Heat Treating Society Conference & Expo 2017

  Televac is a proud sponsor of Heat Treat 2017 October 24-26, 2017 – Greater Columbus Convention Center   Register here   Heat Treat 2017, the biennial show from the ASM Heat Treating Society, is considered the premier, can’t-miss event for heat treating professionals in North America.  This year’s conference and expo will feature an exciting […]

September 19, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

One-Minute Read: 4A Convection Sensor Offers Improved Accuracy

The Televac 4A convection sensor now gives you ±10% accuracy from 1×10-2 Torr (10 microns) to 1000 Torr (above atmosphere) when used with the MX200 or MX4A.  Improvements to our newest vacuum controllers and active gauges, including all versions of the Televac MX200 controller and Televac MX4A active gauge, the 4A convection sensor (also called […]

August 21, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

Fredericks Announces Launch of The ApexOne, a Versatile Single Axis Inclinometer

July 25, 2017, Huntingdon Valley, PA – The Fredericks Company (Fredericks), an industry-leading innovator and manufacturer of tilt and vacuum measurement products, announced today the launch of the ApexOne, a versatile single axis inclinometer for industrial position and angle measurement applications. The new unit, designed for use in construction and agricultural vehicles and solar tracking, […]

July 19, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

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 […]

June 14, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

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 […]

May 9, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

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 […]

May 8, 2017 by Jonathan Lance

New Televac Modular Vacuum Controller Model Offers EthernetIP Capability

May 8, 2017, Huntingdon Valley, PA – The Fredericks Company, an industry-leading innovator and manufacturer of vacuum and tilt measurement products, announces the Televac MX200 Vacuum Controller with EthernetIP (EIP) capability. This new device adds yet another beneficial feature to the recently released MX200 Vacuum Controller which includes USB/RS-232/RS-485 standard on every unit. The latest […]