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Customize Your Liquid Level Sensor with SMD Fluid Controls

Custom solutions are a specialty at SMD Fluid Controls, with more than half of our business being custom-designed sensors that are created to fit specific application needs. As a result, we can expertly craft float switches for your particular levels, fluid type, float positions, and more.
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OIL RIG

Float Switches For Oil Spill Containment

As much as we try to avoid them, oil spills happen. In fact, a major oil spill occurred in Baytown on February 3rd, 2020. Oil spills are, without a doubt, very dangerous: large oil spills contribute to the spread of …
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Bilge Liquid Level Switch for Marine Applications

Many boat owners purchase additional items to add to their vessels to keep them running smoothly and efficiently on the water. Some of these extras that captains pick up, for example, are life jackets, a first aid dry box, and …
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Home Septic Systems and the Importance of Septic Tank Alarms

About 25% of homeowners in the United States rely on a dedicated septic system for their home’s wastewater. A septic system is a delicate one, dependent on a series of biological and mechanical processes. Properly maintained septic systems rarely have …
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Continuous Fluid Level Measurements and Accurate Weather

Weather forecasts involve a lot of in-depth measurements and data is collected to provide the most accurate and up to date information for users. The majority if not all USA weather information first comes from NOAA which is a government organization …
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Protecting Pumps with Level Sensors

Pump manufacturers play an important role in the industries they serve. Accurate and continued functionality of these systems is critical. From insurance risks to public safety, ensuring a system is designed to last and won’t break or fail when it’s …
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Understanding Specific Gravity & Float Switch Selection

Specific Gravity in liquid level measurement refers to the ratio of the density of a substance within a tank. For fluid monitoring levels, this factor is an important one to consider as it ensures selection the of an appropriate float …
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Maintaining Consistent IV Levels With Liquid Level Sensors

When it comes to medical tools, few are as vital as the IV bag. Hospitals, ambulances, and walk-ins use intravenous lines (‘IV’) to insert essential medication or fluids directly into a patient’s’ veins. In many instances, the IV drip is …
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