• The Solution to Challenges In the Food Industry

    Jun 14, 2018
    The food industry is full of abrasive and corrosive ingredients and materials. Only the most rugged, durable and heavy- duty equipment is able to hold up. Conveyor belts are one example of where abrasive material and movement makes for a hazardous environment. The good news is, not only are NAMCO limit switches durable and reliable enough for this and other food industry applications, but they can hold up for a longer lifespan than other models.
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  • Can Your Sensor Handle the Heat?

    Jun 04, 2018
    Infrared sensing technology is ideally suited for continuous casting processes, hot media mold filling and level sensing, high and low limit level controls, and measure/cutoff of hot cast or rolled materials. You should choose your specific sensor based on several important criteria such as sensing range, environment, location, and type of output.
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  • Does Your Solenoid Push or Pull?

    May 24, 2018
    Identifying material levels and part indexing are two key components of ensuring plant operations run smoothly. Loss of signal or movement can shut down an otherwise seamless operation. Your solenoid is essential.
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  • 6 Factors to Consider when Selecting an Electro-Mechanical Limit Switch

    May 09, 2018
    There are several general categories or classifications of limit switches on the market, the most common are electro-mechanical switches, non-contact proximity switches and photoelectric switches. The electro-mechanical limit switch should be the first choice because it is suitable for most applications and is generally the most economic to use.
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  • Nuclear Qualified Switches: Time & Temperature

    Mar 01, 2018
    Check out how changing your gaskets and/or o-rings can help nuclear plant life extension.
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  • Limit Switch Mechanisms 101

    Feb 15, 2018
    The Cam-type and Rocker-type are the most popular mechanisms of limit switches. Unique to the industry, Namco enhances these mechanisms with SNAP-LOCK® technology. The SNAP-LOCK® action ensures a quick make and quick break of contacts together with mechanical locking in either open or closed positions.
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  • Selecting the Correct Operating Lever for your Application

    Nov 10, 2016
    Operating levers are the last item people consider when they select a limit switch. However, they are integral to any installation and necessary for proper operation of your limit switch. This article focuses on what to consider when selecting your operating lever.
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  • Snap-Lock® Technology Is What You Need

    Oct 14, 2016
    The SNAP-LOCK® Technology is what makes our remote indication devices so unique. Utilizing this technology in our design enables us to produce a robust, highly reliable and trusted product for the nuclear industry.
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  • What Is the Qualified Life Information for Namco Nuclear Products?

    Aug 15, 2016
    Ready access to all of the qualified life information is provided as part of the applicable Namco Qualification Test Report (QTR). These requirements are reflected in the Section entitled Qualified Life.
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