Electronic Products & Technology


May 28, 2020 by Stephen Law

Soft feedback tact switch comes with ultra-low sound version

C&K Tact Low Sound (TLS) Series of tactile switches include a low sound, long travel and positive tactile feedback version. Devices provide advanced haptic communication with ultra-soft feedback that can be customized to meet vehicle interior requirements. Compact device with…
April 23, 2020 by Stephen Law

Snap‐action switch is UL & TÜV approved

CIT RELAY & SWITCH VM3 Series snap‐action switches with UL and TÜV approval provide 0.187” or 0.250” termination and offer SPST NO, SPST NC or SPDT functions with operating force from 80gF up to 180gF. The highly customizable device delivers…
September 1, 2019 by Electro Sonic Inc.

Honeywell Switches for Industrial Applications

Watch the video, which details Honeywell switches used in industrial applications.
July 14, 2019 by Stephen Law

Tact switch delivers 10,000,000 cycle life

E-SWITCH TL6300 Series pcb mount tact switches provides 10,000,000 cycle life expectancy. Device measures 12mm x 12mm x 7.30mm profile from base, while providing SPST contact arrangement, 50mA @ 12Vdc contact rating, actuation force of 260gf and 0.3mm travel. Providing…
April 26, 2019 by Stephen Law

Medical-grade foot switches are wireless

STEUTE MEDITECH line of wireless, medical-grade, next generation foot switches are wireless, robust and secure, operating on 2.4GHz (using spread-spectrum frequency-hopping technology). The protocol is specially designed for medical applications and provides numerous safety functions, permitting operation of several wireless…
October 1, 2018 by Carling Technologies

Switches & Controls: How to select the right one

Switches are the most fundamental component in any circuit and will often be the most important design decision a product designer makes when engineering the human/ machine interface. If you get this choice wrong, the results can range from inconvenience…
April 20, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

C&K acquires Vuillermoz

C&K, a leading global brand of high-quality electromechanical switches, has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France.  With more than 20 years of experience, Vuillermoz provides precision components and customized tooling to…
March 4, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

X Tronics to represent IDEC in Canada

XTronics Inc., Barrie ON, has signed a manufacturers’ representative agreement with IDEC Corp., a global leader in the manufacturing of automation & sensing, safety, and switching & controls components.  The sales arrangement includes coverage of PLCs, relays, sensors, switches, lamps,…
January 27, 2018 by Stephen Law

Heilind partners with OTTO on control solutions

Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components, is now an authorized distributor for OTTO, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of precision control switches for almost 60 years.  Heilind will be offering the manufacturer’s products worldwide, with a product…
November 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Illuminated anti-vandal pushbutton is UL approved

CIT RELAY & SWITCH Broadline of sealed illuminated anti-vandal switches range in size from 12mm up to 40mm, providing ring and dot illumination, the international standby symbol or non-illuminated options. Mushroom actuators along with raised or flat actuators provide a…
September 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

C&K Switches acquired by European affiliate of Sun Capital

An affiliate of both Sun Capital Partners, Inc. and Sun European Partners, LLP has acquired C&K Holdings, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.  C&K was founded in 1928 and has…
June 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

Metal key-pad dome switches are snap action

KEYSTONE Snap action ‘Key-Pad’ dome contact switches provide a momentary contact for printed circuit boards, flex circuits, membrane switches and discrete switches. Manufactured from Nickel-plated stainless steel and equipped with a four-legged shape, devices provide enhanced durability, reliability and versatility…