March 25, 2020 by Jonathan Lance

EthernetIP Gateway: The First Solution for EthernetIP and Active Vacuum Gauges

In this month’s issue of Heat Treat Today’s Aerospace Heat Treat magazine, there’s an article written by Shawn Orr, Technical Business Development Manager at Televac® – The Fredericks Company. The article talks about EthernetIP Communications and how EthernetIP is beneficial to the heat treat and vacuum furnace industry. The article also covers how to integrate […]

February 11, 2020 by Jonathan Lance

Employee Spotlight: Global Sales Manager Jeremy Snow

Interested in learning more about the individuals who help The Fredericks Company provide exceptional products and services to our customers? Welcome to our blog’s Employee Spotlight series! This series aims to give our readers a peek at Fredericks’ hard-working team to learn more about their roles at the company and their personalities. Today, we’re highlighting […]

January 9, 2020 by Jonathan Lance

Building Your Next MX200 Just Got Easier

Customizing the Televac® MX200 Vacuum Controller to your exact specifications can be time consuming and confusing if you’re designing a new system or retrofitting an old one. There are a lot of parts that need to be ordered; from the modules, sensors, types of calibration, and cables. Rather than making multiple phone calls or sending […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]