Gems Sensors & Controls Introduces Versatile New Line of Proximity Switches

Proximity-SensorsPlainville CT, April 7, 2009: Gems™ Sensors & Controls (Gems), a global leader in liquid level, pressure, and flow sensors, miniature solenoid valves, and fluidic systems, announces the launch of a new line of magnetically actuated proximity switches for the most basic to the most complex customer applications. The PRX-100 Series is a line of high performance, moisture resistant proximity switches designed for use as a safety switch. Made from tough Noryl® material, the PRX-100 Series are UL 508 Listed, corrosion resistant, and have no standby power requirements or moving parts delivering a truly high performance switch. The PRX-100 is designed for long life and easy installation in a variety of applications including: industrial warewashers, equipment automation, medical instruments, and safety interlocks. The Gems PRX-300 Series offers a line of cost effective, high performance, reed switch stress relief technology for use as safety switches. Made with a robust glass filled Nylon® housing, the proximity switches are naturally corrosion resistant and are UL pending with no standby power requirements or moving parts. The PRX-300 switches are designed for long lasting performance and are easy to install for a variety of applications including: security systems, door interlocks, safety interlocks, position indication, and equipment automation. The PRX-XX Series offers a versatile line of low-cost proximity switches designed for dry applications. Constructed with robust housings made from ABS material, the PRX-XX Series has no standby power requirements and no moving parts. The switches are designed for long lasting performance and are easy to install for a variety of general purpose applications including: security systems, household appliances, and door interlocks. “The innovative new line of proximity switches from Gems Sensors offers customers a wide variety of affordable choices that can be used across any type of customer application. Gems is proud to continue to expand our product line with new solutions for our customers” says Kevin Castonguay, Product Marketing Manager for Gems Sensors & Controls. No matter the application, Gems Sensors & Controls has a proximity switch solution to meet any customer price or performance target.

About Gems Sensors & Controls
Founded in 1955, Gems is a preferred supplier to thousands of OEM companies across a broad range of industries through out the world due to its extensive application knowledge, innovative sensor and miniature solenoid valve designs, and customer centric approach to problem solving to meet customer-specific needs.