Magnet Product Line Expansion from Hermetic Switch


27 October 2008

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More Types of Magnets Now Available for Use in Medical, Aerospace, Military, Industrial, Electronics, Research, Science, Education and Other Applications

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Hermetic Switch, Inc., a privately held company that designs, develops and manufactures reed switches, proximity sensors and other switch technologies, recently announced an expansion in its magnet product offerings in order to respond to customer and market needs.

Hermetic now offers a wider range of permanent magnets in terms of material of construction, size, shape and strength. Offerings range from tiny button magnets to more substantive rare earth magnets. Materials of construction include cast nickel alloys, ceramics, and neodymium. In terms of size and shape, twelve sizes of square shaped magnets and twelve sizes of cylindrical shaped magnets are now available. [see jpg photo] Magnet strengths range from 250 to 1100 gauss. Hermetic can customize the specific strength of the magnet if required for a particular application.

Magnets are utilized by the company's customers to actuate Hermetic's magnetically operated reed switches and sensors in medical, aerospace, military and industrial applications. Reed switches require no electric power source or battery to operate. This feature makes reed switches the preferred switch technology chosen by design engineers when power conservation is critical for a particular device or product development.

Hermetic's magnet product line expansion comes as a result of increased demand for additional options from customers in reed switch applications, as well as from other magnet applications in electronics, research, scientific and educational sectors.

Prices on Hermetic's magnets range from pennies to dollars (US Funds) per unit, depending on size, shape, gauss strength and order quantity. More sizes and shapes will be added to Hermetic's magnet product line as customer demand drives the inclusion of more options. For technical information on the magnets go to hermeticswitch.com/magnets.asp .

For additional technical assistance, customizing options or other information please contact Hermetic Switch at US (405) 224-4046 or email at info@hermeticswitch.com

In addition to the company's expanded permanent magnet product offerings, Hermetic's reed switches product line includes micro-miniature, miniature, high-reliability, implantable, heavy-duty, high-power, high-voltage and radio frequency switches. The company's proximity sensors product line includes tubular, surface mount, steel sensing, industrial, alarm, low profile and high power designs. Hermetic Switch offers sensors with custom housings, connectors, wires/harnesses and other customer-specified features. The company also provides standard test coils to the marketplace.

Hermetic Switch (est.1968) is a privately held, ISO 9001 registered company that designs, develops and manufactures reed switches, proximity sensors and other switch technologies that respond to customer needs. The company provides switching and sensing solutions to many industries including medical, aerospace, telecommunications, military, fluid processing, computer/electronic, construction, security, agricultural and lawn/garden/turf. Specific applications where Hermetic products are used include pacemakers, defibrillators, Vagus nerve stimulators, hearing aids, space station/space shuttle functions, commercial and military jet engines, wireless devices, valve-position monitoring devices, test, measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE), burglar alarms, and commercial lawn mowers, among many others. Customers include numerous Fortune 500 companies as well as other key players in the global marketplace. For more information call US 405-224-4046 or go to hermeticswitc h.com

Company Name: Hermetic Switch, Inc.
Address 1: 3100 Norge Rd
City: Chickasha
State: OK
Zip: 73018
Country: USA
Phone: 405-224-4046
URL: hermeticswitch.com

Contact Name: Sandy Sanders
Title: Marketing Manager
E-mail: sandy@hermeticswitch.com

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