Cincinnati, OH – November 30, 2011 – Standex Electronics introduces a non-contact proximity alarm that combines audio and visual alerts, believed to be an industry first. When the trigger element nears the base element, an LED indicator light is illuminated and an audio warning sounds. The technology is built around Standex magnetic reed switches which senses the proximity without contact. These proximity alarms are ideal for varied applications such as industrial position sensing, door ajar indicators, security applications, and more.
This battery powered device requires no wires or hookups, making it easy to install and simple to include into existing designs. The Standex Proximity Alarm is built around proven technology, including the GR150 and GR200 magnetic reed switches. Measuring as small as 3.7 mm in length, these extremely small reed switches retain magnetic sensitivity of 2-4 Ampere Turns (AT), typical operating time of 0.2 milliseconds (typical) and a release time of 0.1 milliseconds (typical).
“This is an exciting new product built upon proven components” said Christian Rogiers, Director of Global Marketing for Standex Electronics. “With the combination of audio and visual alarms, and the simple installation, the potential uses for these non-contact position sensors are limited only by the imagination.”
About Standex Electronics
Standex Electronics is a subsidiary of Standex International Corporation www.Standex.com, a publicly-traded diversified manufacturer of products for many markets. (NYSE-SXI). Standex Electronics is a manufacturer of custom electro-magnetic components and assemblies, including reed switches and relays, transformers and inductors, proximity and fluid-level sensors, antennas and coils, connectors, lighting products, as well as current sense and planar transformers. Standex Electronics provides custom solutions to its customers serving a variety of markets such as Military and Aerospace, Medical, General Industrial, Automotive, Major Appliance, HVAC/R, Utility Metering, Lighting, Recreational and Off Highway Vehicles, Security, Space, and Green markets, including Solar, Electric Cars, Smart Meters, etc. Standex Electronics has world-class facilities in the United States, Mexico, The United Kingdom, Canada, and China. All facilities are ISO 9001 registered for quality assurance. For more information, call +1.866.STANDEX, contact Standex Electronics, Inc., at 4538 Camberwell Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209, USA, visitwww.standexelectronics.com, or e-mail at email@example.com.
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