North American Clutch Corporation
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FEATURE COMPARISON

Construction

Durability

PCB & SMT Assembly

Plastic Insert Molding

Ferrous Proximity Sensor

Magnetic Activation Defeat

High Voltage Exposure

Electromagnetic Interference

REED SWITCH

Glass/Metal Oxide Bond

Fragile Even When Packaged

Difficult & Expensive

Fragility a Problem

Requires Additional Magnet
/ Cost and Size Issues

Globally – Easily Defeated

Permanent Contact Welding

Easily Affected

MAGNASPHERE

All Metal Switch

Virtually Indestructible

Simple & Cost Effective

Can Be Insert Molded

Only Stand-Alone with Capability /
Lower Cost

Defined Zone – Cannot Defeat

Resistant to Contact Welding

Not Affected

MAGNASPHERE SWITCHES are also a superior replacement for Hall effect switches. Does not require a third wire as a power source. Does not drain battery supply during stand-by. Operates on similar magnetic field strengths. Does not require RFI/EMI protective filter. Does not sense only one magnetic polarity. Uses similar PCB “real estate” area. Does not require shielded wire harness. Robust to shock forces and impact.

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