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  • Measurement Specialties, Inc.

    Measurement Specialties is a designer and manufacturer of tilt sensors and sensor-based systems used by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) or as stand alone units. Their dual axis tilt sensors measure ranges ±2° up to ±45° inclination in both the X- and Y-axis. Single axis tilt sensors feature measuring ranges between ±3° up to ±60º.

  • Select Controls, Inc.

    Select Controls specializes in the design and manufacturing of tilt sensors for aerospace, military, aircraft, and automotive applications. Aerospace tilt sensors include motion detection conveyor, locating transmitter, and cockpit recorder conveyor types. Custom designs are available as well.

  • Digi-Key Corp.

    Digi-Key is a distributor of tilt sensors in many configurations. Brands include NKK Switches, Sharp Microelectronics, Panasonic Electric Works, Omron Electronics, Honeywell Microelectronics, Measurement Specialties, DLP Design, E-Switch, and OSRAM Opto Semiconductors.

  • Spectron Glass & Electronics, Inc.

    Spectron manufactures four series of tilt sensors, including single and dual axis versions. Single axis electrolytic tilt sensors are available in ranges from +/-0.25 degrees to +/-80 degrees. The L-Series Electrolytic Tilt Sensor features wider angle measurements. The RG and CG Series Electrolytic Tilt Sensors are designed for measurements over shallow angular ranges.

  • Curtiss-Wright Corp.

    Curtiss-Wright Controls are designers and manufacturers of tilt sensors for rugged operating applications, such as road construction equipment, cranes and booms, scissor lifts, agricultural vehicles, container handling and hydraulic lift systems.

  • NKK Switches

    NKK Switches offers two series of tilt sensor switches. The DSA Series features 50mA and 100mA logic level, PCB mount, and metallic ball contacts. The DSB Series also offers 50mA and 100mA logic level and PCB mountability, but uses a photo interrupter rather than contacts.

  • Electro-Sensors, Inc.

    Electro-Sensors rugged heliarc-welded steel tilt switch probes and control unit work together to sense the presence or absence of bulk material. Typical applications include: high or low bin level alarms, detection of transfer chute plug-up, control of material depth in crusher bowls, and the sensing of alarm conditions in rock box, screen classifier, etc.

  • ShockWatch

    ShockWatch tilt sensors detect and record unacceptable tilting on goods that must remain upright. The TiltWatch XTR turns red if the container tips on its side or is upended. The TiltWatch Plus tilt sensor incorporates three separate indications, providing complete 360° monitoring.

  • The Fredericks Company

    The Fredericks Company is a manufacturer of tilt sensors, including angle measurement devices, tilt switches and inclinometers. They can be used in a wide variety of applications, from laser levels to seismic monitoring to medical devices.  The Fredericks Company offers products capable of measuring ranges of arc seconds to 180°.

  • CAT Technologies

    CAT Technologies offers geotechnical, mining and environmental instruments such as inclinometers, tilt sensors, load cells and data loggers.

  • Parallax, Inc.

    Parallax offers a 4-directional tilt sensor commonly used in smart phones and digital cameras. Applications include rotating display adjustment, robotic movement, tilt sensing for remote controls, and alarm systems.

  • Hindley Electronics, Inc.

    Hindley Electronics offers replacement parts for boom and scissor lifts, including tilt sensors, relays and contacts, solenoids, and more.