Vehicle Detection at a Loading Dock

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Challenge

Various methods can be used to help alert workers of a delivery truck's arrival. For the most efficient practices, an automatic solution may be necessary. A helpful solution is a sensor that can detect when a truck backs up to a dock and then trigger a light inside the warehouse to signal the truck's arrival.

Solution

The M-GAGE S18M is a magnetoresistive sensor that responds to the shift in the surrounding magnetic field when a truck approaches. The M-GAGE is set up to trigger a signal that activates a light inside the warehouse, indicating the truck's presence. This sensors is encapsulated with rugged epoxy to resist moisture damage and was designed to be installed both above ground or directly into concrete and asphalt pavements.


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