ITT Enidine Redefines Shock Absorber Industry with Sentinel™ 1

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;$ITTlt;/agt;–ITT
(NYSE: ITT) and its Enidine
brand is redefining the shock absorber industry with Sentinel™
, ITT Enidine’s first-generation onboard monitoring system.

“Sentinel™ 1’s new patent-pending design is the first of its kind in the
shock absorber industry,” said Farrokh Batliwala, president of ITT’s
Connect and Control Technologies business. “By incorporating
microelectronic solutions with Enidine’s robust heavy-duty shock
absorber technology, Sentinel™ 1 can be designed into any energy
management solution for reliable performance monitoring. This new
technology is manufactured to meet our customers’ most demanding
material handling requirements, particularly within storage and
retrieval applications.”

For more than 50 years, ITT Enidine has continued to deliver upon a
legacy of innovation developing high-performance shock absorption and
vibration isolation products. Sentinel™ 1 is the latest addition to
Enidine’s comprehensive technology portfolio. As an affordable
entry-level solution, Sentinel™1 features event impact signal trigger
capabilities protecting valuable equipment and ensuring seamless
operations for various manufacturing applications including automatic
storage and retrieval systems, warehousing, overhead crane and
amusement rides.

“Sentinel™ 1’s technology incorporates continuous shock absorber and
impact monitoring utilizing energy harvesting and the ability to
communicate across a facility to a PLC or other similar systems without
wires or batteries,” said Greg Herman, Director of Sales and Business
Development, ITT Enidine. “These features make Sentinel™ 1 easy to adapt
into a previously installed shock absorber base. It’s designed with
affordability and longevity in mind, giving manufacturers and OEMs the
power to incorporate next-generation IoT 4.0 technology into their
designs without the burden of major equipment modification.”

Additional features and benefits of Sentinel™ 1 include:

  • Advanced Intelligence Theory: Capture, measure and transmit
    pressure, velocity and positional data to a PLC interface leveraging
    Sentinel™ Patent Pending Technology
  • Predictable Maintenance Technology: Allows customers to monitor
    and manage their shock absorbers health
  • Intelligent Technology Development:

    • Flexibility to provide beneficial information within various
      in-use applications
    • Monitor cycle count, hours of operation and the internal pressure
      of shock absorbers
    • Control box can be integrated into OEM’s systems
    • Remote notification to facilities manager of shock absorber
    • Flexibility for products of various sizes to utilize technology
    • Multi-aisle reporting across the entire facility

ITT Enidine representatives are available for interview. For more
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About ITT

ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical
components and customized technology solutions for the transportation,
industrial, and oil and gas markets. Building on its heritage of
innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring
solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life.
ITT is headquartered in White Plains, NY, with employees in more than 35
countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The
company generated 2018 revenues of $2.75 billion. For more information,

About ITT’s Connect and Control
Technologies Business

ITT’s Connect and Control Technologies business designs and manufactures
harsh-environment connectors and critical energy absorption, motion,
flow and environmental control components. Through leading brands such
as Aerospace Controls, BIW Connector Systems, Cannon, Compact, Conoflow,
Enidine, Neo-Dyn and Veam, the business serves customers in the
aerospace, defense, infrastructure, energy, automation, transportation
and industrial markets.


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