Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Lorlin To Celebrate 50 years of Manufacturing Rotary Switches at Electronica 2010

One of our distributors will be marking a milestone this month. Lorlin Electronics will celebrate 50 years of manufacturing their wide range of standard and custom switching products at electronica 2010 (Munich, Germany – Nov 9-12,2010). Rob Peach, Technical Marketing Manager for Lorlin Electronics comments;”We are looking forward to this year’s electronica, not only to celebrate 50 years of manufacturing rotary switches, but also to showcase our many new products and the flexibility of our design and manufacturing capability.”

Lorlin Electronics was established in the UK as a switch manufacturer in 1960 and is one of the largest switch manufacturers in Europe and the preferred switch manufacturer for famous companies worldwide, specializing in the design and manufacture of electro-mechanical switches. Their extensive range includes rotary, push button, key lock and dimmer switches. Lorlin supply many major manufacturers in Europe and overseas and in USA via Saelig Co. Inc (Pittsford, NY). Typical applications for Lorlin switches include equipment for test and measurement, lighting, security and safety systems and household appliances. Lorlin can control all aspects of the local manufacturing process from initial design through to final test and can offer many innovative solutions to meet unique, individual requirements. Factory processes are accredited to the ISO 9001:2008 standard and products are approved to international standards such as VDE, (ENEC). In addition to design and test facilities, Lorlin has in-house mold, press and tooling departments with specialized assembly including semi and fully automatic assembly machines.

Designed, manufactured and assembled in Europe, the majority of Lorlin products can be fully customized to meet their customer’s exact requirements avoiding any compromises in the end users equipment. Lorlin offer an extensive range of rotary, rotary coded and lock switches, all of which can be viewed on the Lorlin website

Recent new product innovations include the IRL impulsion 16mm miniature lock switch and the IP67 CKS rotary switch family.

The new IRL impulsion key lock switch configuration is capable of dealing with the rugged environments found on vehicles and portable equipment and may also be used in secure re-setting of alarm and control systems, industrial and factory equipment, security gates and shutters, vending machines and many other applications.

The latest CKS rotary switch offers a design solution for switching in harsh and outdoor environments due to its innovative panel sealing properties.

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