Position Control

Toploader Washing Machine

Hydraulic or Pneumatic Cylinders

Security Systems/Building Management

Toploader Washing Machine

Drum Position

A magnet attached to the drum activates a Reed Switch when the drum position is correct (lid upside), the Reed Switch controls the door lock.

Toploader

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SMD Reed Switches


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Hydraulic or Pneumatic Cylinders

Cylinder Position

Magnets inside the cylinder activate Reed Switches or Sensors on the outside. The current state and position of the cylinder is detected.

Zylinder

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Reed Sensors



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Security Systems/Building Management

Window Position

Windows and doors are monitored by Reed Sensors in the windows/doors
frame and magnets attached to the window/door. If the window or door is opened with activated security system and alarm is issued.

Another application:
Modern energy saving houses or houses with an open fire place need a security system that enables open fires or working kitchen hoods only when a window is open.

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Reed Sensors

Magnets

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