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December 9, 2019 by Jonathan Lance

[Update] The Fredericks Company and Temple University Approved for the Manufacturing PA Innovation Program Award

[Update] On Friday, December 6, 2019, The Fredericks Company was invited to Temple University in Philadelphia Pennsylvania to attend the College of Engineering’s Senior Design Day. Heidi McKenna, President and Shawn Orr, Technical Business Development Manager met with the Temple students who designed and developed an integrated custom electronic tilt measurement sensor to monitor utility […]

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August 30, 2019 by Jonathan Lance

Labor Day Picnic and Cornhole Competition

To start off the Labor Day weekend, The Fredericks Company comes together to enjoy the end of summer with good food from Cafe Riviera and Rita’s Water Ice, live music from Joe Gonzalez, and friendly competition. For the past two-years, during the Labor Day Picnic, employees compete in several rounds of cornhole to win the […]

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August 29, 2019 by Jonathan Lance

30th Heat Treating Society Conference & Exposition

October 15 – 17, 2019 TCF Center, Detroit, Michigan Booth #2010 Televac is a proud sponsor of Heat Treat 2019 The Fredericks Company will be traveling to Detroit, Michigan at the newly renamed TCF Center (formerly Cobo Center) in Detroit, Michigan at Heat Treat 2019 to showcase our latest Televac vacuum measurement solutions. This year, […]

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February 28, 2019 by The Fredericks Company

Use Case: Custom Tilt Sensor for Hydraulic Leveling Application

The Customer A large manufacturer of RV leveling and room extension systems was in need of a new high accuracy dual axis tilt sensor for a hydraulic leveling system. They had been using an HL Planar sensor, but the company was bought and that particular part was rendered obsolete. Hydraulic leveling systems play a key […]

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October 23, 2018 by The Fredericks Company

What’s the difference between an accelerometer and a tilt sensor?

Terminology surrounding tilt sensors can be confusing, and some of the most common questions we hear are “what’s the difference between an accelerometer and an inclinometer?” and “can I use an accelerometer as a tilt sensor?”. TLDR: Accelerometers are sometimes used to measure tilt, but they are often unreliable (for tilt measurement) in end uses […]

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October 9, 2018 by Jonathan Lance

PA Senator Haywood Visits The Fredericks Company

October 9, 2018 – The Fredericks Company was proud to host PA State Senator Art Haywood (4th District) at our facility last month. The senator reached out through DVIRC and met with President and CEO Heidi McKenna, COO Andy Orr, along with technicians throughout the production plant, in an effort to better understand the opportunities […]

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October 5, 2018 by The Fredericks Company

October 5 is National Manufacturing Day

Fredericks is proud to be a part of National Manufacturing Day, a celebration of the many positive impacts manufacturers big and small have on their surrounding communities and the economy. It also aims to teach the next generation of doers and makers while focusing on advanced technical and STEM skills as they prepare to enter […]

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July 17, 2018 by Jonathan Lance

Televac Introduces the MX Active Gauge EthernetIP Gateway, the Only Network Communication Solution of Its Kind

July 17, 2018, Huntingdon Valley, PA – The Fredericks Company, an industry-leading innovator and manufacturer of vacuum measurement and tilt measurement products, today announced the launch of the Televac® MX Active Gauge EthernetIP Gateway, the first and only network communication solution designed to provide EthernetIP communication between any Televac MX active vacuum gauge and Rockwell Automation® […]

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June 19, 2018 by The Fredericks Company

Televac adds to active vacuum gauge family with new MX7B Penning cold cathode gauge

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Televac MX7B, a new active vacuum gauge that utilizes the well-known Televac 7B Penning cold cathode gauge to provide contamination-resistant, repeatable, and accurate high vacuum measurement. Read the full press release here. Features The MX7B cold cathode gauge is easily disassembled for cleaning and gauge replacement to […]

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