FAQs

Working with TLX Technologies
How do I request a solenoid sample?
Do you have a list of distributors that TLX Technologies works with?
Does TLX Technologies modify standard solenoids?
How do I determine if a solenoid will work in my application?
When is the best time to start working with TLX Technologies on my application?
Does TLX Technologies handle sub-assemblies in their facility?
Can TLX Technologies help me determine what will work best for achieving my energy efficiency goals?


I see a solenoid on your website that I think will work for my application. How do I request a sample?

As we are a custom manufacturer, we don’t keep stock inventory on hand. Our products are engineered specifically to a customer’s specifications and manufactured JIT (just in time) according to their scheduled requirements. Please send your specific sample requests to our Technical Team and they will let you know the availability of that item.


I am looking for a distributor to purchase solenoids from in my country. Do you have a list of distributors that TLX Technologies works with?

TLX Technologies does not use outside companies to distribute our product since we design and manufacture custom solenoids for our customers and ship finished products directly to them.


I am looking for a standard solenoid that can be slightly modified to fit my application. Does TLX Technologies provide this type of "custom" solenoid?

TLX Technologies certainly provides this service to our customers. While we do not carry standard products, we are often able to draw on past and/or current projects to find a solution that will fit a customer's needs. We would need to explore exactly what your requirements are to determine the best solution for your application. One thing to keep in mind is that there may be a cost associated to modifying any design based on changes in tooling, manufacturing, etc.


How do I determine if a solenoid will work in my application or which type of solenoid I will need?

The best way to determine if a solenoid will work for your application is to give us a call! Think of us as an extension of your design team. Our Technical Team is more than happy to discuss your application needs with you. Once we understand the details of your application and what you need it to do, we will work with you to determine the best solution for your project.


If I want to include a custom solenoid in my design specifications, when is the best time to start working with TLX Technologies during the process?

Contacting us as early in the design process as possible will provide you with the most options. Utilizing our expertise in solenoids and magnetic technology, we can help design the most efficient and cost effective component for your application. Customers have contacted us late in the design process only to learn that they could have used a different sized component or solenoid technology which would have saved them space and required lower power consumption.


I need to have a custom solenoid as a part of my complete assembly. Does TLX Technologies handle sub-assemblies in their facility?

TLX Technologies does handle sub-assemblies at our production sites. Whether your needs range from simple assembly work to help with the design and manufacturing of your sub-assembly, TLX is happy to provide this value-added service to our customers. Please let our Technical Team know what your sub-assembly needs are when discussing your project.


I want to make my design more energy efficient. Can TLX help me determine what will work best to help me achieve my goal?

Yes, by offering a variety of options and technologies that can be applied to your design, TLX Technologies helps produce components that meet the energy efficiency goals for your application. Please let our Technical Team know what your goals are when discussing your project.