Light Guides

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Bifurcated Light Guide Added to Titan Tool Supply’s line of Microscope Illumination Products

Jan 18, 2017

(January 2017) – A free-standing, dual Gooseneck LED Lamp has been added to its line of microscope illumination products by Titan Tool Supply, Inc., Buffalo, New York.

Designed by ANSER® to provide an adjustable light source for microscopes and projectors, the bifurcated light guides consist of two 1/2-inch O.D. metallic-sheathed arms which can be bent to any angle. Each arm contains... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Light Guide offers alternative to OLED panels.

Apr 23, 2015

Measuring 4 x 4 in., LED Light Guide is suited for wall and ceiling lighting, luminaires, and custom interior lighting in corporate, hospitality, and residential applications. Unit is typically edge lit from one or more sides using industry-standard LEDs, with small frame concealing LEDs in place. At 3.5 mm thick, light guide assembly provides efficiency of over 115 lm/W while producing up to 250... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Light Guides emit light from top and bottom surface.

Mar 05, 2014

Using single Light Guide with LEDs on 1 or 2 edges, fixtures can emit light upward and downward, while varying distribution pattern from top to bottom. One such option is light guide that will produce batwing distribution in upward direction, while maintaining more direct distribution in downward direction. This would allow proper illumination of table or desk below light guide while... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Global Lighting Technologies Retrofits Building with LED Lighting Using Company's Edge-Lit Light Guide Technology

Mar 26, 2013

Brecksville, OH – Global Lighting Technologies, innovator of LED-based, edge-lit light guide solutions for general illumination applications, has retrofitted its North American sales & engineering headquarters with LED ceiling lights. In a classic example of practicing what it preaches, GLT has replaced the facility's existing fluorescent lights with its UL-certified LED-based 2'x2' and 1'x4'... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Kardex Remstar to Display New QuickPick Technology at Promat 2013

Nov 15, 2012

New QuickPick® Light Pointer technology from Kardex Remstar will be on display at Promat 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL January 21 - 24 in booth #3623. The light pointer consists of an LED or laser light mounted to a slider that moves horizontally on a guiding system. Located above the access opening in a Shuttle VLM, it navigates the operator to the exact part to be picked increasing... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED-Based LCD Light Guides enable sunlight readability.

Oct 22, 2012

Intended for sunlight-readable displays, High-Brightness Light Guides are available in variety of sizes to fit customer's requirements. Assemblies utilize mid-power LEDs mounted on metal core PCB with passive thermal management and can be seamlessly integrated into customers' end-product displays. Typical 7 in. diagonal backlight consumes less than 15 W of power and produces brightness of 50,000... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Thin Light Guides backlight touch-enabled display graphics.

Sep 27, 2010

Utilizing LED-based edge-lighting technology, Edge-Lit Light Guides provide bright, uniform light where needed for directional symbols, on/off buttons, company logos, rotary switches, sliders, and other graphic icons. Edge lighting technology employs side-firing LEDs and focuses light into thin light guide of 0.6 mm or less. Placed between PC board/circuit sensor and graphic overlay, light guides... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Avago Technologies Announces Innovative Ultra-Thin Backlighting Solution for Handset Application Keypad and Logo Illumination

Dec 30, 2009

Light Guide Film Technology Reduces the Number of LEDs Needed to Illuminate Backlit Handheld Applications and Keyboards SAN JOSE, Calif., and SINGAPORE, - Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced an innovative ultra-thin, high brightness, light guide film (LGF) technology for... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Dual LED has reflowable surface mount design.

Jun 25, 2009

Available in vertical and horizontal orientations, high temperature Elma dual light guides can go through vapor-phase and reflow solder ovens without being damaged. They withstand solder heat levels at 260°C for 40 sec, or 200°C for 180 sec. Thermoplastic material provides optimal lumination on radiating surface and high mechanical strength. Lightpipes are RoHS compliant, and can be inserted on... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Guides have thin, 0.4 mm profile.

May 07, 2008

Designed for portable devices, mobile phones, laptop and desktop LCDs, keypads, and keyboards, Microlens(TM) Light Guides feature MicroLens(TM) light extraction technology, which reduces number of LEDs required. They provide bright, uniform light in thin form factor with no hot spots or dark areas. Light is extracted precisely where needed, such as around thru-holes for keypads, and devices can... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

AEI Orders for Fiber Optic Drawing Towers Up Sharply

Sep 10, 2007

Wilmington, MA - July 11, 2007 Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high precision automation systems, announced today that it is experiencing a dramatic increase this year in both new inquiries and booked orders for AEi fiber optic drawing towers. Examples include an AEi fiber bundle draw tower to produce fiber optic light guides for illumination products at a customer... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Light Guides feature IP68 sealed design.

Aug 21, 2007

Available in various diameters, lengths, and colors, LED Light Guides are offered in protruding styles or versions that are mounted flush with front panel. Chamfered light coupling area allows other LEDs to emit light perpendicular to circuit board. IP68 sealing is accomplished through special shaping of light guide body accompanied with precision boring by customer. Light guide lengths are... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Guides withstand high temperatures.

Jun 21, 2007

Available in single/dual LED version and vertical and horizontal orientations, light guides withstand 260°C for 40 sec, or 200°C for 180 sec. Offering ESD protection, light guides are far removed from direct contact to front panel. LEDs are suited for vapor phase soldering and lightpipes come with or without solder tags, fixing pins, and adjacent light radiating covers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LED Tubes suit instrumentation and diagnostic equipment.

Mar 20, 2007

Available in lengths of 100 and 300 mm and diameters of 5, 6, 8, and 10 mm, M-Tube LED Light Systems feature modular design that allows them to be bent or angled. Units include single elements, clamping sleeve, LED housing, and second housing for double-ended light irradiation. Flexible color imprinting allows various widths and patterns so that large-area lighting or narrow spotlight is... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Guides are RoHS compliant.

Jul 31, 2006

Featuring integrated LEDs, M-Pipe light guides can withstand 260°C for 40 sec, or 200°C for 180 sec. Removed from direct contact with front panel, LED devices provice 7-12 kV isolation. M-pipes come with or without additional solder tags or fixing pins; with single or dual LED versions in 2 diameters and shapes; with or without adjacent-light radiating covers; and in vertical and horizontal... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Molded LED Light Guides provide backlighting solution.

Mar 29, 2006

MicroLens(TM) molded light guides can be designed in sizes from 0.24-15.4 in. diagonal to provide single LED monochrome, bi-color, or tri-color backlights. Pixel-based light extraction technology provides transition area that spreads light uniformly, extracting light at each point across panel. With packages no thicker than 0.60 mm and power consumption of 1-20 mA at 3.5 V, applications include... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Passive Light Guides feature software-optimized design.

Feb 15, 2005

Designed with ray-trace software to ensure minimal light loss and consistent performance, Light Pipes carry light from board-mounted SMT or leaded LEDs to desired location. LED can be mounted according to dictates of circuit board layout, while light itself can appear in location, size, and/or shape that best suits design of product. Light Pipes include 50+ devices in 4 general categories: Light... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Guides illuminate embedded logo graphics.

May 26, 2004

MicroLens(TM) molded light guides provide backlight that saves extra step of adding overlay and adhesive to illuminate logo on products. They enable full control of size, shape, depth, pitch, density, and angle of rotation. Utilizing white, green, red, or blue LEDs, uniformly illuminated logos can be designed with any text or image for applications including notebook computers, consumer... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Rods provide highly directional illumination.

Jun 19, 2003

Optical-grade, acrylic-plastic, rod-shaped light guides are offered in machined, extruded, or molded versions. Lengths range from 1-36 in., with diameters from 0.100-1.000 in. Units consume 20-25 mA and offer 20,000-100,000 hr to half life. They include LED light source and wiring harness for plug-and-play operation. Applications include illumination, backlighting, or accent lighting for... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Guides backlight LCDs in portable devices.

Jun 03, 2003

Color cell-phone backlight assembly provides luminance of >3000 cd/m² for 1.5 in. diagonal screen, utilizing only 2 white LEDs at 15 mA. PDA backlight assembly utilizes 4 white LEDs and provides brightness of >2000 cd/m² to 2.5 in. diagonal screen. MicroLens(TM) technology allows LEDs to be molded directly into light guide. CCFL light guide utilizes L-shaped CCFL to provide luminance of... Read More