Livestock facilities often present challenging environments that require robust and reliable technology to ensure the well-being of animals and optimize operations. These facilities are characterized by demanding conditions including temperature fluctuations, humidity, dust, and potential exposure to water. These factors can compromise the functionality of traditional sensors, leading to inaccuracies in data collection and suboptimal control of critical parameters such as temperature, ventilation, and feeding systems. This is where the importance of IP67 protected sensors comes into play.
IP67 is an Ingress Protection code that signifies the level of protection a sensor offers against solid particles (first digit) and liquids (second digit). The first digit “6” indicates complete protection against dust, preventing any ingress that could affect the sensor’s performance. The second digit “7” signifies the sensor’s ability to withstand immersion in water up to one meter depth for up to 30 minutes without sustaining damage. This level of protection ensures that IP67 sensors can withstand the harshest of conditions prevalent in livestock houses.
IP67 protected sensors are engineered to withstand the challenges of livestock environments. Their robust construction ensures they can endure mechanical impacts, vibrations, and extreme environmental conditions, resulting in a longer lifespan and reduced maintenance costs.
Precise data collection is essential for informed decision-making. IP67 sensors maintain their accuracy even in the presence of dust, moisture, and other environmental factors, ensuring that the collected data remains reliable for effective livestock management.
Livestock houses require real-time monitoring to promptly identify any irregularities. IP67 protected sensors enable continuous data transmission, facilitating immediate responses to changes in environmental conditions and ensuring animal welfare.
Most IP67 sensors can seamlessly integrate into existing farm management systems. These sensors often come with various output options, making it easier to connect them to central monitoring systems, controllers, or other devices.
Traditional sensors often face downtime due to environmental stressors, leading to operational disruptions. With IP67 protection, sensors remain operational even during adverse conditions, minimizing downtime and optimizing livestock house efficiency.
Temperature control is critical for maintaining animal health. IP67 temperature sensors can accurately monitor ambient temperature, allowing timely adjustments to heating or cooling systems for optimal conditions.
High humidity levels can promote the growth of harmful mycotoxins. IP67 humidity sensors help maintain an ideal environment by providing real-time data for effective humidity regulation.
Proper ventilation is crucial to prevent the accumulation of noxious gases and maintain air quality. IP67 sensors can monitor air quality parameters and facilitate automatic adjustments in the ventilation system to ensure a healthy environment for livestock.
IP67 sensors can monitor feed availability, ensuring that livestock have access to essential resources. By maintaining accurate data on feed consumption rates, it is possible to optimize feeding schedules and reduce wastage.
A lot of dol-sensors’ sensor solutions are IP67 protected which give them a longer service live and make them more robust.
In our product range of IP67 protected sensors, you will find: