“Float Switch Heroes” is a new feature here at FPI where we’ll share stories of fantastic float switches and liquid level sensors from around the world. We’ll look for these humble, hard-working devices wherever they’re found, from unexpected applications to harsh environments to unorthodox designs – whatever catches our eye. This ...
October 29, 2012fpisensors
Liquid level sensor products designed to detect leaks are supposed to provide you with the security that hazardous chemicals and contaminants are not inadvertently spilled. Many people take for granted that their equipment is working, but there can be serious repercussions resulting from a faulty liquid level switch. Tanks and machinery ...
July 27, 2012fpisensors
While even those in the realm of manufacturing may not have float switches and level sensors on their mind around the clock, no one can deny they serve a valuable purpose when it comes to monitoring and measuring liquids and their levels. The importance of this depends on the specific ...
July 20, 2012fpisensors
I found this video on YouTube and thought it gives a pretty good break down of how float switches work on a very basic level. I should note that this float switch was NOT made by us.
July 2, 2012fpisensors
At FPI sensors we mainly sell commercial float switches and level sensors. However occasionally there are micro level uses – here is an easy five step process on how to assemble a float switch for a fishing tank. Float switches control the amount of water that is pumped into a holding ...
June 20, 2012fpisensors
Selecting a level sensor or pressure transmitter, it’s vital to note that the output of the level sensor is always an important criterion. Outputs have more implications than whether or not they match the control system, though that is often the immediate need. Each has its pros and cons, and ...
May 30, 2012fpisensors
As we’re in a niche manufacturing market and most of our friends don’t know what we do we thought we write about our different product offering and their usage. Hope this helps define what it is we do. Here’s article #1 – what are float switches and how ...
May 15, 2012fpisensors
A water level sensor is a system designed to detect the flow of water in a container. The latest water level systems use digital sensor for determining the volume of water in a tank. It can replace old systems such as mechanical float switches and more expensive ultrasonic devices. Digital ...
May 9, 2012fpisensors
FPI Sensors now offers a miniature polypropylene float assembly. The miniature float will fit through a .75″ diameter hole. For tight fitting spaces, try this new assembly. The float is available on custom assemblies as well as our standard LS-1000 polypropylene stem. See our Products section for more information.
May 8, 2012fpisensors
In today’s difficult economic situation declining revenues and profits are a challenge. FPI Sensors is doing everything we can to control our costs and pass the savings on to our customers. If you use float style level sensors in your applications, call or email us. Tell us what you use and ...
May 8, 2012fpisensors