July 14, 2020 – This quarterly newsletter is all about the use of latching technology in solenoids: what it is, how it works, which applications it’s best suited for, and more.
March 31, 2020 – Market pressures, including start/stop technology, high compression ratios, and lightweighting, are combining to require products outside the performance envelope of extant copper contact starter solenoids. TLX designed contactors exceed the performance of extant copper contactors, increasing the life cycle and current handling of the starter solenoid, and can be extended to start/stop applications.
March 16, 2020 – Valve technology is improving EV cooling system performance, enabling rapid response to changing flow requirements and maintaining optimal temperatures
March 9, 2020 – Millions of products and systems are connected to the Internet, and access to the data generated by those products/systems is one of the most valuable assets of the 21st century. Understanding the value and risks of making OEM designs internet-enabled is critical for success and customer security.
February 26, 2020 – Solenoid technology has now advanced to allow for greater failsafe functionality. Integrating failsafe technology with electromagnetic components combines energy savings and safety into solenoid component design.
April 27, 2019 – Implementation of custom solenoid valves in thermal management systems to accurately control flow rate can enable greater vehicle reliability and efficiency.
January 23, 2019 – As the interest in natural gas powered vehicles increases, so does the challenges faced by engineers to develop the next generation of natural gas vehicle technologies.
January 2, 2019 – An innovative solution for automotive thermal management
December 10, 2018 – As advances in vehicle developments continue, so the need for high-performing thermal management systems grows.
July 16, 2018 – Increasing solenoid efficiency through resourceful mechanical and electromagnetic design
May 10, 2018 – Actuator design for systems with operating pressures to 300 bar
September 22, 2017 – Examining the strategy and technology behind proportional solenoid and solenoid valve control
August 15, 2017 – Addressing thermal requirements in fire protection applications through latching solenoid technology.
June 8, 2017 – Newly patented technology offers greater fluid control and reliability in off-highway and automotive applications.
March 29, 2017 – Releasing devices for fire suppression systems with high operating pressure
December 15, 2016 – The fire suppression systems of today are rapid and effective solutions to safely extinguish dangerous and damaging fires. That effectiveness however is lost when critical components are left uninstalled.
September 29, 2016 – Protection of life and property has always been the primary purpose of fire suppression systems.
September 12, 2016 – As more gears are added, the package size of the control solenoid must shrink to fit the same real estate previously occupied by fewer solenoids while the operational requirements remain the same.
March 9, 2016 – Next generation actuators provide system intelligence and protection.
June 1, 2014 – Answering basic questions about latching solenoids, such as "What is a latching solenoid?" and "How do latching solenoids work?".
November 6, 2013 – TLX Technologies offers a variety of value-added services to help customers reduce costs and streamline their resources. We can provide customized, single-sourced solutions that eliminate the need for retaining multiple vendors and additional inventory.
October 31, 2013 – Customized linear solenoids offer technical benefits that allow engineering teams to bring better products to market faster, with a higher value for the end customer.
October 21, 2013 – Proportionally controlled solenoids are used in fluid-power valve applications to proportionally control flow (or pressure) from zero to maximum flow as a function of duty cycle.
October 16, 2013 – Peak-and-hold solenoids are utilized when an application requires faster actuation times, lower average power consumption, lower heat generation, or smaller package size.
August 25, 2012 – TLX Technologies has successfully helped customers improve efficiency, reduce product size and lower power consumption for their applications.
August 25, 2012 – Designing the proper solenoid actuator to meet a specific application involves more than just gathering information on required force, stroke and voltage.
August 25, 2012 – A solenoid is a device comprised of a coil of wire, the housing and a moveable plunger (armature).