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Standex Electronics Announces Expanded IP67 Approvals

MK02, MK11, MK21P, MK26, and MK27 Series now approved for the most extreme environments

Cincinnati, OH – June 26, 2013 — Standex Electronics, a manufacturer of precise, reliable, and long-lasting miniature switches, sensors and relays, announces that its MK02, MK11, MK21P, MK26, and MK27 series of reed sensors are now rated IP67. These five lines have achieved this demanding accreditation, which certifies that the sensors are both totally protected against dust and protected against the effects of immersion between 15cm and 1m.

The IP (Ingress Protection) rating system meets a number of British and European standards, including those established by the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission). It establishes the environmental protection, both against solids and against liquids, of enclosures around electronic equipment, allowing users to be sure that the components will survive in their applications.

“This rating provides a unique advantage that for our customers who deal in the most extreme conditions,” explained Alexander Weber, Product Manager for Sensors at Standex Electronics, “Products which are IP67 rated can survive where other similar components would fail — for example, when submerged in water. This rating is a testament to the durability and quality of our offering.”

About Standex Electronics

Standex Electronics is a worldwide market leader in the design, development and manufacture of standard and custom electro-magnetic components, including magnetics products and reed switch-based solutions.

Our magnetic offerings include planar, Rogowski, current, and low- and high-frequency transformers and inductors. Our reed switch-based solutions include Meder, Standex and OKI brand reed switches, as well as a complete portfolio of reed relays, and a comprehensive array of fluid level, proximity, motion, water flow, HVAC condensate, hydraulic pressure differential, capacitive, conductive and inductive sensors.

We offer engineered product solutions for a broad spectrum of product applications in the automotive, medical, test and measurement, military and aerospace, as well as appliance and general industrial markets.

Standex Electronics has a commitment to absolute customer satisfaction and customer-driven innovation, with a global organization that offers sales support, engineering capabilities, and technical resources worldwide.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, Standex Electronics has eight manufacturing facilities in six countries, located in the United States, Germany, China, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

For more information on Standex Electronics, please visit us on the web at www.standexelectronics.com

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Julie Dargie
Standex Electronics
+1-508-295-0771 ext. 111
jdargie@standexelectronics.com
Brian Siegel
Standex Electronics
+1-513-533-7782
bsiegel@standexelectronics.com

 

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