Company Profile

Honeywell Sensing and Control

Honeywell Sensing & Control (HSC) manufactures and distributes sensors, switches, and control interfaces.  HSC's sensor options include: airflow, current, fiber optics/liquid level, hall-effect, high temperature, humidity, infared, etc.  HSC's switch options include: basic, hazardous location, key/rotary, limit, pressure/vacuum, pushbutton, relays, rocker, wireless, etc.  HSC's control interface options include: controls, monitors, shifters, turn signals, and key/rotary switches.  HSC works primarily with four core industry segments: industrial, medical equipment, transportation, and aerospace/military products.  HSC works with clients from various worldwide industries, including: automotive, food processing, motorsport, oil/gas, semiconductor, etc.

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Company Info

P: 763-954-4818
P: 800-446-6555
1985 Douglas Dr. North, MN10-192B
Golden Valley, MN 55422

Honeywell Sensing and Control Entries

  • ►  Switches • Safety Switches 

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    Safety switches can be used in a wide range of applications to turn off machinery and systems in emergency situations.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control offers Micro Switch safety switches in every size for both end users and OEM. Options include miniature switches (<50 mm) for smaller doors and openings, trapped key and solenoid key switches for large, heavy doors, cable pull switches for conveyor or perimeter guarding, and non-contacting switches for small door position detection. These switches, made from everything from plastic to die-cast zinc, provided mechanical life from 1 million up to 15 million, cable length as long as 10 m (prewired), and ampere rating ranges from 1 to 100 mA low energy, to 50 mA to 10 A thermal.

  • ►  Switches • Pressure Switches 

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    A pressure switch is used to make electrical contact when a certain set pressure has been reached on the switch's input.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control manufactures pressure switches that are and factory set from 0.5 psi to 3000 psi, and can operate with a number of materials including air, motor/transmission oils, jet fuels, and other hydrocarbons. Engineered with or without a dead band, the various pressure switches feature operating pressures of 150 psi, 200 psi, or 250 psi. Proof pressures of each switch are 350 psi or 500 psi, with burst pressures of 500 psi, 750 psi, and 1250 psi.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Instrumentation • Pressure Switches 

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    Pressure Switches

    Honeywell makes pressure switches set from 0.5 to 3000 PSI with low contact resistance and gold over silver contacts, and are manufactured with or without a dead band for whatever your application.

  • ►  Switches • Rotary Switches 

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    An electromechanical switch that is commonly used on devices which have two or more different modes of operations.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control is a manufacturer of rotary switches that feature 3 and 4 position options and integral connectors. The environmentally-sealed rotary switches have panel mounting, can be engineered with lever or knob actuators, and feature electrical ratings of 12 Vdc, 20A; and 24 Vdc, 8A.

  • ►  Sensors • Hall Effect Sensors 

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

    Honeywell Sensing & Control designs and manufactures Hall Effect rotary position sensors that sense the rotary movement of an actuator shaft. Features of the sensors include a supply voltage range of 10 Vdc to 30 Vdc, current input of 15mA maximum, accuracy of plus or minus 0.5, and output signal ranges of 0.25V to 4.75V and 3V to 5V.

  • ►  Sensors • Humidity Sensors 

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    Used in industrial manufacturing systems to detect the presence of moisture and liquids.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control manufactures relative humidity sensors that are designed for heating, ventilation, air condition equipment, refrigeration, office automation, and medical equipment applications. Featuring accuracies of plus or minus 3 percent, the humidity sensors have an operating temperature range of -40C to 85C, and operating humidity range of 0 percent to 100 percent RH.

  • ►  Sensors • Transducers 

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    Used to convert one type of energy to another. Can be used as sensors, actuators or a combination of the two.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control designs and manufactures a number of pressure transducer types including: general process, precision/technical grade, compact and miniature, flush, industrial, digital, high pressure, digital gauge, oil and gas, process - hazardous location, aerospace, sanitary, and submersible - liquid level.

  • ►  Sensors • Transducers • Pressure Transducers 

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    Pressure Transducers

    Honeywell Sensing & Control engineers and manufactures a number of pressure transducer types that feature 10 inches of water up to 150,000 psi and differential pressures up to 10,000 psi. The various pressure transducer types include: general process, precision/technical grade, compact and miniature, flush, industrial, digital, high pressure, digital gauge, calibration, oil and gas, hazardous location, aerospace, sanitary, and submersible.

  • ►  Switches • Pressure Switches • Differential Pressure Switch 

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    Differential Pressure Switch

    Honeywell Sensing & Control designs and manufactures adjustable differential pressure switches that operate with a variety of materials including air, motor/transmission oils, jet fuels, and other hydrocarbons. The switches are factory set from 0.5 psi to 3000 psi, and feature operating pressure of 150 psi or 250 psi, and proof pressure of 500 psi.

  • ►  Switches • Safety Switches • Emergency Stop Switches 

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    Emergency stop switches have a variety of applications in situations were potentially dangers must be prevented by quickly ending certain operations.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control manufactures a line of emergency cable pull stop switches that feature 120 VAC LED or 240 VAC LED - with silver or gold-plated contacts and 1/2 NPT.

  • ►  Switches • Explosion Proof Switches 

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    Explosion proof switches are designed to perform in extreme conditions and withstand harsh impacts.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control manufactures 20mm and 1/2 NPT explosion-proof cable pull safety switches that feature silver contacts and 1NC/1NO or 2NC direct openings.

  • ►  Sensors • Force Sensors 

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    Used in a wide array of applications for detecting precise forces in many industries.

    Honeywell Sensing & Control designs and manufactures force sensors that feature outputs of 360 mV or 180 mV, with a force range of 0g to 1500g. The sensors also feature overforce of 5,500 g or 4,500 g, and an operating temperature range of -40C to 85C.

  • ►  Factory Automation • Machine Safety • Light Curtains 

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    Light Curtains

    Honeywell Sensing & Control manufactures safety light curtains and multi-beam safety light curtains. The two types of safety light curtains feature resolutions of 18mm, 30mm, 14mm, and 80mm that permit detection of approaching body parts. The multi-beam light curtains are composed of up to four infrared beams aligned on an emitting column and receiving column. These curtains are available with floating blanking, muting, manual restart, and serial connections.

  • ►  Switches • Pressure Switches • Low Pressure Switches 

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    Honeywell Sensing & Control offers low pressure switches, vacuum switches and high pressure switches including the 5000 series ultra duty low pressure switch. This model comes in a wide array of sizes for various low pressure applications.

  • ►  Sensors • Pressure Sensors 

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    Measure, monitor and control pressure, typically of gases or liquids and also act as a transducer,

    Honeywell Sensing and Control sells pressure sensors in 15 different series. The pressure sensors feature bonded strain gage technology, 3 to 20K psi range, port styles, termination types, shock resistance, and vibration resistance and absolute, gage and sealed gage types. Output signals range from 1 to 6 Vdc and an accuracy range from 0.25 to 4.75 Vdc.

  • ►  Sensors • Temperature Sensors 

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    Used to measure the thermal radiant power of infrared or optical radiation from an area’s surface.

    Honeywell makes temperature sensors including the R300 immersion sensor, an RTD thermistor with a nominal resistance of 100 Ohm at 25C, stainless steel housing, and an overmolded connector with an M14 x 1.50 thread, with an operating temperature range from -40 to 275C. They also offer the 500 series NTC thermistor with air/gas, immersion, surface, and liquid level sensing from -40 to 300C and nominal resistance of 200 to 1,000,000 Ohm.

  • ►  Switches • Toggle Switches 

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    Electromechanical toggle switches are designed to provide simultaneous actuation of multiple electrical contacts, or to control large amounts of electric current.

    Manufacturer of electromechanical switches, Honeywell Sensing and Control produces its MICRO SWITCH toggle switches in 6 series, 2 or 4 positions and 1, 2, or 4  pole circuitries. Toggle switches feature a sealed switching chamber to withstand wet, dust, and dirty conditions as well as harsh and demanding environments. Additional features include integrated wire termination system, pull-to-unlock lever and sealing behind the panel.

  • ►  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.

    Honeywell offers their Micro Switch line of rocker switches. The sealed, full-sized rocker switches are IP67 dual switch certified to IP66/IP68 to keep out dust and water. The miniature/subminiature rocker switches utilize snap-in contacts and come in 2 or 3 position, momentary and/or maintained action configurations. The power-duty rocker switches offer silver or gold contacts, as well as 1-, 2- or 4-pole circuitry.

  • ►  Switches • Limit Switches 

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    A limit switch is an electro-mechanical device that consists of an actuator mechanically linked to a set of contacts.

    Honeywell Sensing and Control manufactures global limit switches, heavy-duty limit switches, medium-duty limit switches, and specialty limit switches. The global limit switches are available with galvanically isolated contacts for controlling separate circuits, while the specialty limit switches are door interlock designed for use with vertical lifts, dumbwaiters, and swing style doors on elevators. Each limit switch is available with a variety of actuators, electrical specifications, terminations, circuitries and sealing ratings.

  • ►  Sensors • Safety Sensors 

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    Used to detect arms, fingers and human bodies entering the operating area of dangerous machinery to prevent human injuries.

    Honeywell manufactures and designs sensors and switches for machine safety, including electromechanical safety switches, electronic safety curtains, control modules, and more. All comply with most international standards.

  • ►  Sensors • Magnetic Sensors 

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

    Honeywell's magnetic sensing line is based on anisotropic magnetoresistive thin film technology, and includes magnetic sensors, magnetometers, compasses, and dead reckoning modules. Applications include compassing in passenger cars, cell phones and handheld GPS receivers, and aircraft, marine, and personal navigation. Products include the HMR2300 Smart Digital Magnetometer, which features low magnetic field sensitivity (<70 micro-Gauss, <7 nano-Tesla) and both static and alternating field measurements up to 5 MHz, as well as linear and angular position sensors capable of measuring the angle direction of a magnetic field from a magnet with <0.07-degree resolution.

  • ►  Sensors • Position Sensors 

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

    Honeywell offers linear position sensors, angular position sensors, and other sensing solutions that are capable of measuring the angle direction of a magnetic field from a magnet with <0.07 degree resolution. These sensors can be operated below 3 V, with a bandwidth response of 0-5 MHz. The HMC1501 is a single bridge sensor that comes in an 8-pin SOIC package with an angular range of +/-45 degrees; the HMC1512 is a two bridge sensor that comes in an 8-pin SOIC package with an angular range of +/-90 degrees.

  • ►  Sensors • Piezoelectric Sensors 

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    Used to measure pressure, strain or other forces by converting them into an electric charge.

    Honeywell Sensing and Control designs and manufactures wireless piezoelectric shock sensors designed to protect window and door surroundings from forced entry. The sensors feature two tamper switches, a radius range of 2.5 m, sensitivity settings by potentiometer and DIP switch, and operating temperature of -10 C to 55 C.

  • ►  Sensors • Infrared Sensors 

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    Detect ultra violet rays and other waves for a wide array of applications including temperature monitoring and motion sensing.

    Honeywell Sensing and Control designs and manufactures a number of infrared sensors for printer and copier, metering and data storage system, liquid level sensing, motion control, scanning, automated transactions, barcode reader, drop sensors, and medical equipment applications. The company's line of infrared sensor products includes: reflective sensors, low light rejection phototransistors, transmissive sensors, optoschmitt detectors, photodarlington detectors, photodiode detectors, emitters, phototransistors, and transmissive encoders. The various products feature operating temperature ranging from -40 to 125C.

  • ►  Aerospace • Switches 

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    Many different custom and standard switch types are manufactured to meet the strict standards of avionics and aerospace equipment.

    Honeywell Sensing and Control designs and manufactures sealed limit switches, sealed basic switches, and sealed toggle switches that meet MIL-PRF qualifications, and are environmentally and hermetically sealed. The sealed basic switches feature a temperature raneg of 184C to 537C, while the toggle switches can withstand harsh, wet, dust, and dirty environments.

  • ►  Switches • Custom Switches 

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    Switches manufactured according to the specifications of the customer. These can include any type and any size of switch.

    Customizable thermal switches manufactured by Honeywell Sensing and Control are designed for high or low current applications including heated window temperature control, duct air temperature control, gyro/accelerometer temperature control, motor overheat protection, transmission overheat detection, pump motor overheat protection, hydraulic system temperature control, surface and strip heater control, and battery charge rate control. The custom switches feature a temperature range of -100F to 700F.

  • ►  Sensors • Temperature Sensors • High Temperature Sensors 

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    Thermocouple and thermistor sensors are manufactured to measure the temperature while in a high temperature environment.

    Honeywell Sensing and Control designs and manufactures high temperature, platinum RTD sensors that feature temperature sensing ranges of -200C to 260C, -55C to 150C, and -75C to 540C. The sensors are available in a ceramic or plastic case.

  • ►  Aerospace • Sensors 

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    Sensors that are used in harsh aerospace and military applications with a no moving part element.

    Honeywell Sensing and Control manufactures a line of aircraft sensors including position sensors, force measurement sensors, and pressure sensors for various aerospace applications. The position sensors are available as linear or rotary types, while the force measurement sensors are used for pilot input, servo-loop feedback, overload protection, and payload measurement applications. The pressure sensors are used for bleed air, fuel, engine oil, and hydraulic fluid pressure measurements.

  • ►  Switches • Military Specification Switches 

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    Mil-Spec Switches are built according to strict regulations so that they can replace parts on military equipment easily.

    MIL-Spec thermal switches designed and manufactured by Honeywell Sensing and Control are small and lightweight - less than 100 grams each - and are qualified to numerous commercial, aerospace, military and NASA specifications.

  • ►  Sensors • Flow Sensors • Airflow Sensors 

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    An airflow sensor measures the actual speed of the air flowing through a tube in a defined time segment.

    Honeywell's microbridge mass airflow sensors are sensitive to low flows - 0.1 sccm to 20 SLPM, adaptable for use with higher flows, offer fast response time and repeatable response, and provide accurate sensing of low pressure 0.001 in to 4.0 in H2O (0.003 to 10 mbar).

  • ►  Sensors • Distance Measuring Sensors 

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    Sensors for measuring the distance between two objects.

    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers a line of ultrasonic & linear distance positional sensors.  The SMART positional sensors can function in digital or analog settings, and are designed for use in extreme/harsh climates. Linear distance sensors feature PFTE bearings and potentiometer sensors for rotary position, linear or displacement measurement. Ultrasonic sensors are used for measuring time delay during echo pulses and are available in analog and digital styles for distance and presence sensing.

  • ►  Sensors • Pressure Sensors • Low Pressure Sensors 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers: low pressure flow through sensors, low pressure sensors, and ultra-low pressure sensors. Low pressure flow through sensors have a compensated temperature range of 32°F to 122°F, a maximum input resistance of 11.5 kOhm, and a maximum overpressure ranging from 20 to 200 psi. Low pressure sensors have a pressure range of 0 to 250 psi, and an operating temperature range of -49°F to 257°F. Ultra-low pressure sensors have a pressure range from 0 to ±30.0" H2O, and a supply voltage range of 3.0 Vdc to 16 Vdc.

  • ►  Switches • Limit Switches • Plunger Limit Switches 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control designs and manufactures a line of Micro Switch limit switches available with plunger actuation. Limit switch types include global, heavy-duty, medium-duty, and specialty. Used in the aerospace, military and industrial markets, the switches are available with a choice of heads, actuators, and open characteristics.

  • ►  Switches • Limit Switches • Snap Action Limit Switches 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers micro limit switches. Product line includes: heavy-duty limit switches, global limit switches, specialty limit switches, and medium-duty limit switches. Selected switches feature: multiple actuator options, various electrical specifications, door interlocks, multiple conduit options, multiple mounting options, a rugged house sealing, etc. Switches can withstand outdoor environments, washdowns, vibration, and shock.

  • ►  Switches • Safety Switches • Tongue (Key) Safety Switches 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers a variety of key operated safety interlock switches, including: GKS Series Multi-Entry Trapped, GKN Series Slow Action, GKM Series Miniature, GKE Series Dual Entry, and GK Series Snap Action. GKSA46LA2 Multi-Entry Trapped switches come with silver contacts, a glass-filled polymer housing, 0.5" conduits, 24 VDC solenoid ratings, schemes with power-to-lock/unlock, and operating temperatures ranging from -13 to 122°F. Switches have applications for the transportation, medical, industrial, aerospace, and military industries.

  • ►  Sensors • Temperature Sensors • Thin Film Temperature Sensors 

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    FHoneywell Sensing and Control offers temperature sensors in the following configurations: packaged temperature probes, discrete RTD sensors, packaged RTD sensors, and discrete thermistors. Sensors have accuracy ratings ranging from 0 to 158°C, diameters ranging from 0.080" to 0.20", temperatures ranging from -76 to 572°F, and tolerances ranging from 0.36° to 54°F. Sensors are constructed from ceramic, plastic, platinum, and silicon materials.

  • ►  Switches • Limit Switches • Heavy Duty Limit Switches 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers heavy duty limit switches in the following configurations: WLS Series, HDLS Standard Series, HDLS Stainless Steel Series, and HDLS Fully Potted Series. LS3A1A HDLS Standard Series switches have operating temperatures ranging from 10 to 250°F, NEMA sealing ranging from 1 to 13, supply voltages up to 600 VAC, and up to 4 in-lb of operating force. These switches come in HDLS plug-in housing types, and have housing materials constructed from zinc die-casting. Potential applications include PLC interface, welding, pulp/paper, presses, packaging, material handling, etc.

  • ►  Sensors • Pressure Sensors • Barometric Pressure Sensors 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers precision pressure sensors in the following configurations: integrated, remote digital, barometer, smart pressure, ruggedized submersible, explosion-proof, etc. These sensors have temperature ranges from -40 to 85°C, analog outputs ranging from 0 to 5 volts, pressure ranges up to 1000 PSIA, and accuracies ranging from ±0.03% to ±0.10%.

  • ►  Sensors • Temperature Sensors • Surface Temperature Sensors 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers HRTS Series, 6655 Series, and 500 Series surface temperature sensors. HRTS Series temperature sensors have temperature ranges from -320 to 500°F, supply currents ranging from 1 to 2 mA, and they come in 100 Ohm platinum RTD sensor types. These sensors are constructed from ceramic, fiberglass, epoxy, Teflon, nickel-coated copper, and alumina materials. Applications include process control, temperature compensation, semiconductor protection, electronic assemblies, OEM assemblies, HVAC, etc.

  • ►  Switches • Limit Switches • Slow Action Limit Switches 

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    Honeywell Sensing and Control offers the following slow action limit switches: 24CE31S1, 24CE18S2A, 24CE18S2, 24CE18S1A, and 24CE18S1. 24CE31S1 miniature enclosed safety limit switches have voltages ranging from 240 VAC to 250 VDC, ampere ratings ranging from 100 mA to 10 A (thermal), and operating temperatures ranging from 32 to 160°F. They are IP67 sealed and constructed from zinc die-cast housing materials. Additional switch models offered by Honewell include GKMB39, GKMD09, GKMD03, GKRE3MXS2, etc.

  • ►  Aerospace • Switches • Aircraft Pushbutton Switches 

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    Honeywell Sensing has Micro Switch aerospace pushbutton switches that are watertight, panel- and hermetically-sealed. Micro Switches are have up to four-pole action, are FAA & PMA approved, and are also available in military specification.

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

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    Honeywell Sensing & Control designs and manufactures AC and DC-monitoring current sensors including digital/inductive current sensors, closed loop current sensors, and open loop current sensors. The digital inductive current sensors use feedback control and provide output proportional to the measure current. The open loop current sensors provide output proportional to the measured current without using feedback control. The closed loop current sensors provide digital output from Vcc to 0.4 V when sensed current.