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Press Releases from MENTOR GmbH & Co. Präzisions-Bauteile KG (16 total)

Expansion of MENTOR lighting production in Pforzheim

As a lighting specialist and manufacturer of lighting modules and systems, MENTOR is in a process of continuous further development of know-how, tool manufacturing methods, production and quality measurement of the products. For this reason, MENTOR has acquired a new building situated near to its subsidiary company Albert Weidmann Licht-Elektronik GmbH in Pforzheim, where a plastic injection moulding plant is being constructed to meet special lighting production requirements. For the production…

MENTOR, world leaders in the manufacture of opto and electronic components, anno …

A new UK company Multitron Ltd has been formed with active support from MENTOR. This new company has the sole objective of promoting the MENTOR brand in the UK and enhancing service levels for MENTOR’s UK customers. As from 1 July 2012 Multitron Ltd will be MENTOR’s sole agent for the UK and ROI. MENTOR’s Joint Managing Director Mr Wido Weyer comments: “The UK market is proving to be an increasingly…

Multifaceted lighting solution: MENTOR presents a new optical concept "M-LEDligh …

The concept module M-LEDlight illumination optics is based on a TIR collimator (Total Internal Reflection) as a base body and exchangeable facet designs for various beam properties. The company develops, simulates, tests and produces in house - the result is custom-made light engines for complex lighting solutions with targeted illumination. One of the biggest core competencies of the company is the virtual light development and product visualisation of customer specific…

A walk on the Planck curve: M-LED light tunable white concept from Mentor

The color temperature (CCT) of the concept module is continuously adjustable and remains at a consistently high color rendition index (CRI). By controlling three different LEDs, the CCT is configured along the Planck curve in the area from 2700K to 6500K. Mentor will present the new light concept for the first time at the Light + Building in April 2012: hall 4.0 stand G20. Development, simulation, validation and production all in…

Capacitive Keypad with free Software and Hardware Configuration

MENTOR’s capacitive keypad opens up every opportunity for free and intuitive configuration of hardware and software according to the do-it-yourself principle. The focus is on the simple individualisation possibilities for customer-specific product solutions. The capacitive keypad is composed of an interface board with intuitively operable programming software and capacitive control membranes. The keypad can be adapted in form and function directly by the customer; the customer can create the control panel…

MENTOR supplements its illuminated keypad components range 2271 with patented pl …

Specialising in economical solutions for individual keypad designs, Mentor has developed patented illuminated plungers for use in short stroke pushbuttons. This low cost plunger series is ideal for all applications that do not require full face key illumination. Two plunger variants are available: an illuminated plunger with up to four illuminated points when combined with chip LEDs, and a variant for dedicated keypad applications without illumination. The plungers can be…

MENTOR: The Innovation Effect

Under the motto “The Innovation Effect” the MENTOR GmbH & Co. Praezisions-Bauteile KG presents innovative developments and customer specific solutions for diverse product fields at this year’s electronica, the world’s leading fair for electronics and electrical engineering. On about 90 m² exhibition space the global group of companies shows its technical developments and design concepts of mechanical, electronic and optoelectronic components for the electronics and automotive industries. The know-how of a…

MENTOR: Development Supplier for the Car Industry

As a development supplier for well-known car-makers and expert for interior and exterior lighting in the car industry, MENTOR produces individual lighting systems for comfortable and especially safe driving. Interesting insights will be provided by the manifold exhibits from development, design concepts and prototyping processes which the group of companies will present to a specialist audience at the International Supplier Fair (IZB) in Wolfsburg. The know-how of a 90-year company…

Pushbutton caps with individual full and point illumination

Mentor is extending its range of 2271 series pushbutton caps with light guide face for short-stroke pushbuttons with new variants offering the option of classic full illumination as well as point illumination. This extended range now allows multicoloured signalling of different switching states on only one pushbutton. The pushbutton caps are available with one or two point illumination as standard. The cap has a white opaque housing and a diffusor cover…

MENTOR to exhibit LED product highlights at the 2010 Light + Building: Hall 4.1, …

As a specialist in optoelectronic and fibre optic systems MENTOR will be presenting its new products at the world’s largest trade fair for lighting technology, the 2010 Light + Building in Frankfurt: Hall 4.1, booth D 50. This Erkrath based family enterprise will be participating for the second time now at this world leading fair for architecture and technology. In collaboration with the Osram competence network “LED Light For You” (LLFY),…

Addition to the familiy: Push button series extended by 3 new variant types

MENTOR has added three new SMD push buttons of the 1254 series to its push button range. The push buttons can be combined perfectly with MENTOR’s series 2271 illuminated push button caps, which were introduced just recently. The push buttons’ carcass dimensions are 6 mm x 6 mm and their total height is 7.3 mm. MENTOR provides the push buttons with an actuation force of 1.6 N, 2.6 N, 3.2 N…

Signal Indicators For The Individual Design Of Foil Key Pads

MENTOR’s new signal indicators are used as signal or warning light in key pads for instance in order to indicate visually switch status. They are suitable especially for the design of input systems below control foils and are the perfect complement to MENTOR’s illuminable push button caps which were introduced just recently. The new type 2-component design with a nontransparent housing and a diffuser disc, which forms the base of the…

Push Button Cap Line 2271: Homogeneous Illumination with just 2 LEDs

The new illuminable push button cap line 2271 by MENTOR has been designed for the use with SMD short-travel keys such as can be found with key pads. Thanks to the 2-component design, consisting of an opaque white housing and a diffuser screen, a unique homogeneous illumination of the button with just two SMD LEDs is possible. The active switching status is visually indicated in the color of the chosen LEDs;…

M-TUBE Flex: LED light system with flexible light guide

The M-TUBE is an LED light system designed as a construction set: The flexible light guide can be combined with LEDs in different colors and intensities. In this way it is possible to realize soft ambience illumination as well as illumination and lighting with strong brightness. The light is fed into the light guide from the sides. Inside the light guide it is evenly emitted along the imprinted white reflector line.…

M-TUBE High Brightness: Because light hits especially in the eye

As a specialist for optoelectronics and light guide systems MENTOR has combined LED technology with its new M-TUBE in a revolutionary way: Unlike conventional LED strips which emit isolated, lined up spots of light the M-TUBE is the first LED light guide system that dissipitates light perfectly homogeneous to the environment. The principle of the targeted light reflection along a crystal clear light guide makes this possible: The light is simply…

„The New One“ by MENTOR

… is called THT 1 and pools the great range of products of 19“ standardized front panel elements and a large number of further standardized components for the equipment of printed circuit boards, which have been a part of the company’s program for decades. Now the new catalog combines the most diverse display and control elements of Through Hole Technology for the front panels of devices and plug-in modules, such…