Product Type: Reed Sensors

Custom Magnetic Sensors and Reed Switches

We have a wide array of sensor output options such as reed and Hall effect digital output, single- and multi-point reed ladder fluid level measurement, ratio-metric output for rotary angle and linear measurement using Hall effect devices, and speed and direction sensing.

Types of Customization:

  • Modifications to existing standard product packages, such as adding connectors or changing wire size or length, as well as offering special reed switch sensitivities, custom lead forming and bending or modifications to bare reed switches
  • Fully new custom sensor package designs and/or circuitry
  • Magnetic circuit (actuator magnet and sensor) design for a variety of applications

Engineering Services Offered:

  • 3D CAD mechanical design services
  • Electronic circuitry design
  • Magnetic simulation support analyzing feasibility of the design options
  • 3D mapping of magnetic actuation of the sensor
  • Rapid prototyping and quick-turn concept parts including 3D printed parts
  • Prototype units using prototype tooling
  • Reliability/Validation testing options
  • Fully designed production capable sensor and tooling

ZF Electronics

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology and on May 20, 2015 ZF acquired TRW Automotive.  The company is now represented in 230 offices in 40 countries.  In 2014 both companies operated independently.  Collectively, the group achieved sales exceeding €30 billion euros with approximately 134,000 employees.  The Industrial Solutions (IS) product line in the Electronic Systems business unit (formerly CHERRY) develops and manufactures electromechanical components, specifically snap switches, panel-mount switches, rocker and sealed rocker switches, a full range of sensor products as well as Energy Harvesting wireless products.  Target customers for the Industrial Solutions product line include (but are not limited to) home appliance, HVAC, medical equipment and non-automotive equipment such as agricultural and commercial equipment and power sports vehicle (including marine and RV) OEM’s and distributors.


Littelfuse products are vital components in applications that use electrical energy, from consumer electronics to vehicles and industrial facilities. Littelfuse offers the industry’s broadest and deepest portfolio of circuit protection products, with growing platforms in power control and sensing. We are expanding into adjacent markets as part of our corporate strategy of accelerated organic growth and strategic acquisitions. These markets include power semiconductors, heavy-duty switches, magnetic, optical, electromechanical, and temperature sensors; and products that provide safe control and distribution of electrical power.

Littelfuse Brands Include:     Hamlin  –  Cole Hersee  –  Symcom/SSAC  –  Teccor  –  U.S. Sensor – IXYS