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CHERRY/ZF Electronics Corporation

Cherry is a brand of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, manufacturer of computer keyboards, standard and custom electrical switches, sensors and controls for the worldwide automotive, computer and consumer/commercial OEM markets. ZF Friedrichshafen AG operates offices and factories in Germany, England, France, Australia, Czech Republic, Mexico, Hong Kong and the United States.

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Company Info

Website
http://www.cherrycorp.com
Phones
P: 262-942-6500
F: 262-942-6566
Location
11200 88th Ave.
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

CHERRY/ZF Electronics Corporation Entries

  • ►  Sensors • Proximity Sensors 

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    Used to detect the presence of nearby objects without making any physical contact by emitting an electromagnetic or electrostatic field to detect objects.

    CHERRY's MP Series magnetic proximity sensors are designed for OEM customers. Available in a variety of snap-fit, threaded, and flange-mount configurations, they offer high performance in severe and benign environments.

  • ►  Sensors • Hall Effect Sensors 

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    Used primarily for proximity switching, positioning, speed detection and current sensing applications.

    CHERRY's magnetic proximity sensors, speed sensors, and rotary position sensors are designed to meet the unique needs of OEM customers. Employing a variety of commercialized, high-volume technologies, our sensors offer high performance in both benign and severe environments, but at a reasonable price.

    Solid state Hall effect sensors combine the benefits of direct interfacing and virtually infinite life. Angular position sensors based on CHERRY's ILAPS technology provide intrinsically linear output at a cost that re-sets industry standards

  • ►  Sensors • Position Sensors 

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    Types include potentiometers, eddy-current sensors, capacitive transducers, linear variable differential transformers and more.

    Cherry features magnetic proximity sensors, speed and direction sensors, and rotary position sensors. The MP Series of magnetic proximity sensors are available in a variety of threaded, flange-mount, and snap-fit configurations. The GS and SD Series sensors provides both industrial- and commercial-grade options that use Hall Effect technology to gather information on the speed and direction of transmissions. The AN Series of rotary position sensors are IP67 or IP68 sealed and EMI/ESD protected to withstand the severe environments in which many applications operate.

  • ►  Sensors • Magnetic Sensors 

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    Types include magnetic proximity sensors, speed sensors, rotary position sensors, limit sensors, direction sensors and more.

    CHERRY's MP Series magnetic proximity sensors are designed to meet the needs of OEM customers. Available in a variety of flange-mount, threaded, and snap-fit configurations. Economical reed sensors provide long life with micro-processor-compatible, hermetically sealed contact switching.

  • ►  Switches • Rocker Switches 

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    Rocker switches have a wide range of uses and when pressed, one side of the electromechanical switch is raised while the other side is depressed called rocking.

    Cherry offers over 10 series of rocker switches to choose from with current ratings up to 20 amps, in both lighted and non-lighted configurations. Lighted rocker switches include both neon and incandescent bulbs for AC or DC lighting. Their RR Series round rocker switch offers high current switching in a compact, round package.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Instrumentation • Proximity Sensors 

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    Proximity Sensors

    Cherry makes magnetic proximity sensors that are immune to hostile environments, suitable for DC and AC circuits, are hermetically sealed to last long, and feature zero power consumption.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Instrumentation • Speed Control Sensors 

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    Speed Control Sensors

    Cherry’s geartooth speed and speed & direction sensors feature advanced electronics for demanding applications, including transmission speed sensing for on-road and off-road vehicles. They are available in a variety of styles and configurations to meet most design needs.

  • ►  Sensors • Speed Sensors 

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    Detect the rate or rotation of various industrial machinery utilizing belt-driven conveyor pulleys.

    CHERRY’s high performance geartooth speed and speed & direction sensors feature advanced electronics and rugged packaging, making them ideal for demanding applications. They are available in a variety of styles and configurations to meet your design needs. Applications include transmission speed sensing for on-road and off-road vehicles.

  • ►  Switches • Waterproof Switches 

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    Waterproof switches are used in process environments with particulate-laden air, outdoor exposure, or those environments requiring water washdowns.

    Cherry manufactures a line of waterproof rocker switches designed with silicone rubber actuators and snap fit mounting. The switches comply with either IP56 or IP65 standards, and are available as round, round pushbutton, 20 amp, 21 amp lighted, miniature, amp 14VDC, and thin lighted types. Featuring single or double-pole configurations, the switches are used in outdoor power equipment, commercial appliances, and medical equipment.

  • ►  Switches • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Switches • Surface Mount Switches 

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    Cherry offers a range of contact switches. Sub-miniature snap-action switches including the DB, DH, DG and DR series. Interlock/line interrupt/push-button switches are available in over 200 varieties with 0.1 to 16 amp. Miniature snap-action switches are available in E, E51/53, D4 and DN series. Rocker switches are available in current ratings up to 20 amps, and are designed for either neon or incandescent bulbs. General purpose snap-action switches are available in single-pole and double-pole setups, from 0.1 to 30.1 amps.

  • ►  Sensors • Proximity Sensors • Magnetic Proximity Sensors 

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    CHERRY's MP Series magnetic proximity sensors are designed to meet the unique needs of OEM customers. Available in a variety of threaded, flange-mount and snap-fit configurations, they offer high performance in benign and severe environments at a reasonable price.

  • ►  Sensors • Position Sensors • Rotary Position Sensors 

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    CHERRY’s expanding line-up of angular position sensors are designed for the most severe environments and are suitable for a broad range of vehicular applications, thanks to IP67 or IP68 sealing and high EMI/ESD protection.

  • ►  Switches • Proximity Switches • Magnetic Proximity Switches 

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    Cherry manufactures solid state & zero power consumption magnetic proximity sensors & digital vane switches. Housings vary from cylindrical (threaded, non-threaded, clip in) or flat-surface mount (mini, standard, low profile), and can be paired with their standard designed counterparts or varying degree-strength actuator magnets.

  • ►  Switches • Selector Switches 

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    Selector switches are manually operated, multi-purpose, multi-position switches that are typically constructed in knob, key, or lever styles.

    Cherry (ZF Electronics Corp) offers PA Series, PB Series, and PE Series push-wheel selector switches for a wide variety of applications. These switches come in dimensions ranging from 6 x 18 x 15.6 to 7.62 x 24 x 26, 10 to 16 switching positions, and mounting depths ranging from 19.5 to 42mm. They feature black housings, integrated snap-in end-caps, integrated pins for module mounting, and front mounting options.

  • ►  Electrical • Sensors, Relays & Switches • Proximity Sensors 

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    Cherry Corp. designs magnetic proximity sensors to meet the needs of OEM customers. Selections include the MP1001 industrial-grade, solid state sensor in adjustable threaded housing, the low-profile, flange-mounted housing MP1014 intended for use in flow sensing and door interlock applications, and the MP2007 with aluminum threaded housing and 3 to 10 W maximum power ratings. A number of other options are available, as well, from solid state button actuated sensors to digital vane switches.

  • ►  Sensors • Magnetic Sensors • Magnetic Reed Sensors 

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    Economical reed sensors provide extremely long life with hermetically sealed, micro-processor-compatible contact switching.