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Southern Manufacturing & Electronics

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6XL)

11/02/2020 - 13/02/2020

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Industry 4.0 Summit

Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)

31/03/2020 - 01/04/2020

The UK’s leading conference gathering of senior level executives from the UK manufacturing industry (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference 2020

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)

14/05/2020

Vision solutions have been applied in almost any industry you can think of. Food, beverage, pharmaceutical, (more)

PPMA Show 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

29/09/2020 - 01/10/2020

PPMA Show 2020 is the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and packaging (more)

Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

A simple breath of air brings control to a revolutionary hands-free fishing system

A simple breath of air brings control to a revolutionary hands-free fishing system USA based Adaptive Creations faced many challenges while designing its Power Caster Fishing System for severely disabled persons. One such challenge was designing a Sip-and-Puff (SNP) system to allow reliable control of its revolutionary fully automated fishing machine.

The operator controls the rod casting and retrieval of the fishing line through a wheelchair mounted motorized actuator, and can even 'fight fish' with a system of three pressure sensors that respond to his inhaling and exhaling commands.

With the pressure sensing elements clearly a key part of the fishing system, Ken Dvorchak, the designer and company founder contacted the DesignFlex division of the World Magnetics Company for a solution. Represented in the UK by Variohm EuroSensor, this pressure switch manufacturer has over 50 years experience in SNP technology and recommend its patented shock and vibration approved PSF100A pressure switch. This switch uses a design which eliminates false actuation in the harshest environment and is ideal for mounting in portable control devices.

With a pressure, vacuum and differential pressure range down to 0.5" H20, this lightweight miniature and low cost switch senses even the slightest of breaths and is the perfect solution for low pressure switching applications.
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