Posts tagged as magnetic

How satellites help explain earth’s magnetic behaviour

The earth’s protective magnetic field is always restless, but every now and then something weird happens – it jerks. Although scientists have known about these rapid shifts for about 40 years, the reason why they occur has remained a frustrating mystery, until now. Since geomagnetic jerks were discovered in 1978, scientists have been trying to […]

Magnetic sensors for ingress resistance

Ifm Electronic’s magnetic sensors offer ingress resistance in all media. Thanks to their full-metal housing, the units are not only used in long-life applications in hygienic areas and the food industry, but also in mechanically demanding applications on telescope and swivel arms or on industrial trucks. The MFS211 sensors can be installed behind covers such […]