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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.

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.

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.
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Featured Article

12 Most common mistakes when specifying circuit protection

It’s only a circuit breaker.  Yet there is enough complexity and confusion when it comes to specifying circuit protection that many engineers are designing equipment with too little or too much protection. » Read More

T8-T - 8-way Mini Trim

OTTO’s T8-T tactile mini trim switch provides an 8-way momentary toggle action with detent and a positive click action that indicates circuit transfer to the operator. It is available unsealed, or sealed to IP64 or IP68S. The T8-T offers both commercial and military grade switching with standard and low level switching options. The T8-T mini trim is ideal for grip applications in aviation, aerospace and off-road equipment. Available in a variety of button styles and colors.

Button style choices include:
• Cone
• Hat
• Stadium
• Castle
• Inverse Hat
• Tall Hat
• Short Hat
• Stadium Rotated
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Switches Products 

Tact switch reduces surface profile

E-SWITCH TL4110 Series surface mount tact switch has a small surface profile of 2.0mm x 2.8mm and a life cycle of 300,000 cycles. » Read More

Sealed power toggle switches endure rugged environments

C&K PT Series Sealed Power Toggle Switch meets the stringent performance requirements for rugged environments. » Read More

Sealed rotary switch serves handheld devices in harsh environments

GRAYHILL Series 77 compact sealed rotary switch for space constrained applications requires less than 0.2” behind panel. » Read More

Electromechanical switches with D-SUB connector secures reliable dc voltage

PASTERNACK Line of 44 different electromechanical relay switches come in popular configurations that operate from dc up to 26.5 GHz and provide a D-SUB multi-pin connector interface » Read More


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EPTECH Vancouver / Coquitlam

June 5
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EPTECH Calgary

June 7
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