Press Releases

Here we will regularly place the latest press releases from Georg Schlegel GmbH & Co. KG.

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Bruno Jungwirth

Rotary knob with integrated potentiometer

As of now, SCHLEGEL offers switches with integrated potentiometers for its SHORTRON connect series.

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M12 – A lot of connections are offered by this technology

The M12 connection technology is a major trend. More and more products are equipped with a M12 plug. There are good reasons for that, as Schlegel´s product manager Torsten Singer explains in this interview. But he also mentions the limitations of the M12 technology.

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Design Award for New Contact Block

The Company GEORG SCHLEGEL received the renowned Focus Award in silver from the Design Center Baden-Württemberg for the new MK contact block. It is the 103th award for SCHLEGEL.

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Schlegel founds subsidiary in the USA

The company Georg Schlegel, located in Duermentingen, has founded its 3rd international subsidiary. In September Schlegel USA Inc., located in New Jersey, has been officially registered in the commercial register of the USA. The company wishes to expand its position on the American market with this new subsidiary.

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For a machine's life-long application

The new KOMBITAST emergency-stop with IP69K is made for mobile machines and special vehicles that have to withstand difficult environmental conditions.

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Jury convinced by extraordinary design

Two products of SCHLEGEL have been awarded with the "German Design Award 2022": the e-stop with the ball-shaped head received the title "Winner" for its extraordinary design, and the illuminated RFID cardholder got the "Special Mention".

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Emergency-stop with 4 NC contacts

SCHLEGEL expands its KOMBITAST series by four new emergency-stops. This expansion includes e-stops with 4 NC contacts, one with Faston terminals and one with PCB connection, as well as two further ones with 5-pole M12 connectors.

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New pushbutton: small, refined and robust

Small, refined, but still robust: That's how the new pushbutton of our mYnitron series for 16.2 mm mounting holes can be described. SCHLEGEL made a variant for the mYnitron series that is especially suitable for demanding requirements.

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Ready for M12 - ingeniously simple

Most pushbuttons and switches are still equipped with screw, Faston or clamping connection. This kind of wiring is associated with an increased effort and is also prone to errors. Those problems are solved by changing to the M12 connection. The disadvantage: Up to now, this change to M12 mostly requires the exchange of the complete series. The new contact block series FRT connect of GEORG SCHLEGEL GmbH & Co. KG with its M12 connection provides remedy.

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Pilot light with 7 colours

It is made in the RONTRON-R-JUWEL design and includes a RGB-SMD LED. Besides the option to choose between 7 colours, the illumination uniformity and the depth of colour have become even more homogeneous and intense.

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