Magnetic Reed Switches for Agricultural Vehicles and EquipmentMagnetic Reed Switches and Magnetic Reed Switch Sensors for Agricultural Vehicles and Equipment Agricultural Vehicles Equipment

Agricultural vehicles and equipment rely upon the functionality of magnetic reed switches, as well as magnetic reed switch sensors. The switches serve as important integral components of off-highway vehicles and equipment. For example, the reed switches are used to support the safe operation of construction vehicles and equipment, such as loaders and excavators. Agricultural Vehicles Equipment

The team at Reed Switch Developments Corp. has supported this application area for 50 years, with standard and custom magnetic reed switch products for:

  • Milking machines
  • Hay balers
  • Combines
  • Gate position and door position indicators

With our magnetic reed switch products supporting applications such as:

  • Ignition switch actuation
  • Safety switches
  • On-board lighting systems and consoles
  • Fuel level indicators
  • Power steering
  • Instrumentation panels

Magnetic reed switches from Reed Switch Developments Corp. are known for their fast-acting, high-reliability performance. The switches are free from mechanical wear and are hermetically sealed, ensuring years of reliable service within demanding environments. Most assemblies are also UL recognized and RoHS/REACH compliant. With the company’s in-house development and manufacturing capabilities, custom reed switch developments of any sized quantity may be accommodated, with production lead times as short as ten business days.

They are available in SPST, with choice of normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC) contacts, and SPDT configurations. Customers may choose from a variety of reed materials with varying sensitivities and wattages (0.25W – 100W). A wide selection of available case materials include Celanex, Celcon, Lexan, Epoxy and Valox. Aluminum, stainless steel and brass housings are also available for more extreme applications. Custom magnetic reed switch actuators are also available with a large selection of permanent magnets, mating with the switch. This includes custom molded magnets, configured to meet user-specific mounting, and operational requirements. Various wire and cable options are also available, with the most popular insulating materials in 18-26 AWG sizes. Connectors can also be supplied, including AMP, Molex, JST, Packard, threaded, weather sealed, snap lock, lug, and other types.

With each custom reed switch project, the company’s talented in-house applications engineering team applies more than 45 years of field-proven experience, working in close collaboration with customers to identify a unique “best fit” solution. These discernments are based on a multitude of application and performance parameters, further drawing upon an extensive portfolio of thousands of legacy success stories. All Reed Switch Development Corp. products are 100% developed and assembled in the USA at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Racine, Wisconsin, USA.  Reed Switch Developments Corp. is also a 100% U.S. based, woman owned small business.

Find out how Reed Switch Developments Corp. can help support your demanding Off-Highway Vehicle and Equipment applications. Contact us today to learn more.

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