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Why Upgrade Your Boat Console to NMEA 2000

Why Upgrade Your Boat Console to NMEA 2000

Quite simply, NMEA 2000 has made the lives of marine enthusiasts and those who work in the industry a little bit simpler. It can improve safety, reduce repair costs, and make the integration process much easier. Some boaters are still working with NMEA 0183 or are in the process of switching out components. If you’re thinking of upgrading your vessel to NMEA 2000, read on for an understanding of how and why to proceed.

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4 Components That Make up Fuel Level Sending Units

4 Components That Make up Fuel Level Sending Units

Fuel level sending units can be rather complex from their standard components that can be viewed on the outside all the way down to the intricate components on the printed circuit board that reside in the inside that ensure that you're getting an accurate fuel reading. Here we’ll explore the components that are used in a fuel level sending unit along with their purpose, how they work, and the materials that make them up. 

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Benefits of a Multi-Function Level Sender

Benefits of a Multi-Function Level Sender

As someone in a purchasing role within the commercial vehicle or agricultural industry you've probably been faced with the challenge of reaching out to a supplier to purchase either several hundred or thousands of units to either replace an existing level sending unit or for a new line vehicles set to be launched relatively soon. With so many options and features readily available on the market it can be rather daunting to make a decision that ultimately will impact your company along with your workers who will then be using the equipment's.

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Excavator & Boat

Understanding IP Ratings for Marine and Industrial Gauges

When you’re in the market for gauges for any application, you will need to compare technical specifications. One key piece of information for instrumentation — whether for marine, industrial, construction, vehicle, or machinery — is the IP rating or IP code. By understanding IP ratings, you can make the best decisions when specifying gauges. If you sell to the public, this information can also help you to explain to your customers what they’re getting when they purchase gauges.

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Combine, Semi Truck, & Boat

Validation Cheat Sheet

A critical element of designing and manufacturing new vehicle or engine components is to confirm that they work as intended. The industry has developed myriad different types of tests to validate critical performance features. When your supplier decides on which tests to perform on a component, it’s necessary for them to consider any and all conditions under which a part will operate. Avoid cutting corners or overlooking any kind of test that will help ensure the safe operation of a component.

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Level Sensing Technology

Types of Level Sensing Technologies Used by OEM in the USA

Level senders are found on virtually any gas-powered vehicle or machinery. The importance of this crucial component is often taken for granted. However, the type that you specify when manufacturing a vehicle affects the final product and the user’s experience with it. There are many different types of level sensing technologies available on the market.

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