TT Electronics will be debuting the new series of integrated, high-performance reflective sensors for industrial and medical applications at Sensors Expo 2019

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CARROLLTON, TX. (June 11, 2019) – TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered-electronics for performance critical applications, is exhibiting at the 2019 Sensors Expo and Conference, which will take place June 25–27 in San Jose, California.


Widely recognized as the industry’s premier annual event for sensors, connectivity, and systems in North America, the Sensors Expo offers attendees insight into the latest sensor trends, products, and solutions. This year’s three-day conference will consist of keynote speakers, multiple technical sessions, several networking opportunities, and more than 300 exhibitors. In addition, the conference will address topics including: optical sensing, sensor applications, smart cities, chemical and gas sensing, energy harvesting and power, IoT and wireless, and more.

TT Electronics is exhibiting at Booth #530, where several of the company’s leading engineers — including Field Applications Engineers Sergey Komarov and Mike Torres will be onsite to introduce attendees to the features and benefits of an extensive range of high-performance, high-reliability sensing solutions. Exhibition highlights include the launch of the new OPB9001 Series reflective sensors; two new optoelectronics product releases: the OPF350A and OBF352A fiber optic transmitters; the new PSM Series miniature slide potentiometer; and a vast array of field-proven optoelectronic products and technology for industrial, medical, aerospace and defense, and transportation markets.

Highly Anticipated OPB9001 Series of Integrated, High-Performance Reflective Sensors

At this year’s Sensors Expo, TT Electronics will unveil its new OPB9001 Series of reflective sensors for industrial and medical applications. The versatile PCN module includes the OPB9000 reflective sensor, and eliminates the need for peripheral circuitry like resistors, regulators, and capacitors because the components are integrated into a robust, small package. The OPB9001 reflective sensors can detect objects as far away as 50mm using standard 90% reflective material, and can detect objects as small as 2.5mm, depending on the object distance. The OPB9001 reflective sensors can also be programmed to detect different distances within its reflective range.

New TT Electronics High-Performance Sensing Solutions on Exhibit at Sensors Expo 2019

Based on 850nm LED technology, TT Electronics’ new OPF350A and OPF352A fiber optic transmitters deliver improved reliability and high performance over the existing OPF370A and OPF372A products with a shorter lead time of 10 weeks. Featuring a combination of high speed and efficient coupled power, the new fiber optic transmitters are specifically designed to efficiently launch optical power into fibers ranging in size from 50/125µm up to 200/300µm, and are ideal for use in telecom and data-communication applications at up to 35MHz, including power generation communications, copper-to-fiber media conversion, industrial Ethernet equipment, intra-system fiber optic links, and video surveillance systems. Available in a TO-18 package, the OPF350A fiber optic transmitter is ideal for applications that demand high thermal stability across the industrial temperature range of -40°C to 100°C, while the OPF352A fiber optic transmitter is available in the ST-style receptacle, and is suitable for PCB or panel mounting.

TT Electronics’ new PSM Series miniature slide potentiometers deliver durable, space-saving, long-life performance at a low cost for audio, consumer, medical, and industrial applications. Designed in a microminiature package (5mm wide, and as low as 4mm of mechanical travel) with a smooth sliding action, the new PSM Series potentiometers offer flexible options for resistance, length, mounting, and more. Available in six resistance variants ranging from 500Ω to 50Ω, the PSM series devices feature a voltage rating of 100 VAC, with an operating temperature range of -10°C to 70°C, and have a robust and precise carbon resistive element, ensuring resistance tolerance within +/- 20%. The PSM series potentiometers deliver outstanding reliability with a rated lifetime of 5,000 cycles, and are available in both surface-mount design and wave-solder compatible through-hole variants.

Additional TT Electronics Optoelectronic Solutions on Exhibit at Sensors Expo 2019

  • TT Electronics’ OPB9000 SMD Reflective Optical Sensors, which are designed for industrial and medical applications, and deliver dependable edge and presence detection of reflective media under a wide range of ambient light conditions.
  • TT Electronics’ “Quick Quote Program,” which is a simple, rapid service designed to help customers move forward quickly on new projects and improve time-to-market by providing a 48-hour turnaround on custom quotes for customizing the company’s Optek optoelectronics solutions.
  • TT Electronics’ custom sensor assemblies, which are highly reliable solutions designed to maximize return on investment by reducing costs, improving yields, and simplifying supply chain complexity. Custom optoelectronic assemblies include: wiring harness and connectorization; board assembly and associated electronic components; and other customization capabilities for specific designs.

“Custom sensors and specialist components are playing an increasing role in innovation and growth, particularly within the industrial and medical device markets, and are clearing the way for smart solutions that not only get to market quickly, but also span the spectrum of connected applications and performance environments,” said David Kertes, VP of Sales/Marketing, TT Electronics. “Therefore, we are especially excited this year to once again participate in such an important, industry leading event as Sensors Expo, where we will unveil our new OPB9001 Series of integrated, high-performance reflective sensors for industrial and medical applications, as well as introduce attendees to our newest sensing technologies, which are specifically designed meet the industry’s increasing demands as well as offer solutions to application challenges that engineers and engineering professionals face.”

In addition to TT Electronics’ engineering team, representatives from Challenge Sales, a leading Manufacturer’s Representative in the northern California/Nevada Territory, will also be onsite to meet both current and potential customers. Additional TT Electronics exhibition highlights include a PSM Series miniature slide potentiometer product sample, as well as various optoelectronic devices, variables, magnetics, and resistors.

For more information about TT Electronics, please visit Booth #530 at Sensors Expo 2019, or follow them on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Editor’s Note: To schedule an appointment with a TT Electronics representative at the 2019 Sensors Expo, please contact Christina Sandidge, public relations specialist, BtB Marketing Communications, at or 919-872-8172.