Automotive

Custom Solenoid and Valve Design

TLX partners with OEMs and Tier 1 system suppliers to develop new technologies for current and emerging vehicle architectures. Market and regulatory demands for better performance, improved fuel efficiency, and reduced emissions provide opportunities to collaborate on innovative solenoid and valve solutions that are engineered to be lighter, faster, and consume minimal power.

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Experts in Automotive Solenoids Proportional and High-Speed Solenoids

Your Design Partner in Advanced Automotive Technology

TLX Technologies is the go-to partner for the design and development of tomorrow's automotive systems.

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Complex Environments
Design and optimization of solenoids and valves for system applications that require high pressure, high speed and/or extreme temperature specifications.
Valve Flow Control
Better Performance
Precise control with high accuracy through tighter tolerances. Reducing friction and inefficiencies provides extremely low hysteresis.
Autonomous Vehicle Interior
Advanced Development
Advances in e-mobility and autonomous vehicle architectures provide opportunities to achieve intelligent and innovative solutions.
Electric Car Charger
Limiting Power Consumption
Latching technology in solenoid and valve design minimizes overall power consumption.
Airbag
Safety
Failsafe modes are designed into solenoids and valves utilizing integrated electronic controls.
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Lightweighting
Optimization of multiple variables in the design and manufacturing process are utilized to reduce overall weight and size of the solenoid or valve.

With localized production facilities in the USA and China, TLX provides unparalleled service and solenoid manufacturing capabilities to automotive suppliers around the world. See our capabilities →

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TLX partners with automakers and suppliers to make innovative concepts a reality. Past projects include:

  • Engine Control Valves
  • Advanced Suspension Controls
  • Coolant Control Valves
  • Variable Cam Phasing and Timing
  • Turbocharger Controls
  • Engine Thermal Control Valves
  • 3 and 4-Way Fluid Control Valves
  • Variable Water Pump Controls
  • Valve Deactivation Controls
  • Anti-Lock Brake (ALB) Systems
  • Pedestrian Passive Safety Systems
  • Battery Disconnects
  • High-Pressure Fuel Inlet Valves
  • Air Intake Controls
  • Door Locks and Latches
  • Air Bag Inflation Control Valves
  • Interior Controls
  • UREA/Ad Blue Control Valves
  • Evaporative Fuel System Controls
  • Emission System Controls
  • Vibration Damping Controls
  • Redundant Park Lock Controls
  • Transmission Fluid Controls 
  • Torque Converter Lockup Clutch
  • Variable Oil Pump Controls
  • Power Steering Valves
  • Diesel Exhaust Aftertreatment
  • Compressor Clutches and Valves
  • Climate Control Systems
  • Safety Interlock Systems

Patented Automotive Solenoid Technology

With over 150 years of combined solenoid design experience, our strength is in the unique features that are engineered into each custom component designed and manufactured by TLX Technologies. Our team of solenoid engineers holds multiple design patents from the successful development of advanced solenoid solutions.

“As of yesterday, we are using the new actuators in production and building with this improved component that addresses a significant warranty concern and provides a more satisfying ownership experience for our customers. TLX was a huge part of making this a reality.”

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Technical questions? Ask our experts.

Wondering how to get started on developing the right solenoid solution for your application? Email our engineering team to get experienced answers to your most challenging questions.

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Quality Policy

TLX Technologies LLC will consistently provide products that meet or exceed the requirements of our customers. The company complies with all the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Standard and TS16949:2009 where applicable. We will establish, monitor and work to continuously improve customer satisfaction, technology, productivity, quality and employee engagement.