How is a Membrane Switch Constructed?

How is a Membrane Switch Constructed?

Slim, flexible, and extremely customizable, membrane switches are the product designer’s perfect partner when crafting human-machine interfaces. Functionally, membrane switches work much like a mechanical switch. However, by being printed on either flat PET (a...
We build for the future in more ways than one!

We build for the future in more ways than one!

We are building a new facility in Buchen, Germany with a production area of approx. 2200 square meters in the next twelve months – an investment of 3.5 million EUR. Half of it will be designated for screen printing, giving us more than twice as much space for printed...

Visit Us at Our Trade Shows this Fall!

Sensors Midwest: October 16-17, 2018 in Rosemont, IL (Booth# 101) MD&M: Oct 31 – Nov 1, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN (Booth# 2338) IoT Tech Expo: Nov 28-29, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA (Booth# 279) We look forward to the opportunities starting in October to discuss...

5 Clever Applications for Ultrasonic Sensors

By using high-frequency soundwaves to detect the position and distance of objects, ultrasonic sensors often work in situations where other sensor types fall short. They work like echolocation in bats or dolphins; these sensors send out soundwaves (inaudible to humans)...
How Membrane Switches Can Improve Medical Device Product Design

How Membrane Switches Can Improve Medical Device Product Design

The global market for medical devices is massive. Worldwide, the market is worth nearly $400 billion (with the U.S. representing about 40% of the worldwide market). However, a large and saturated market means serious competition and rising pressures on medtech...

Understanding the Ultrasonic Sensor on a Nanoscale

Ultrasonic sensors are an indispensable technology for manufacturing industries and give companies a competitive edge by streamlining processes. When selecting an ultrasonic sensor for, there are four main characteristics that must be considered: range, resolution,...
Types of LVDTs

Types of LVDTs

LVDTs, or Linear Variable Differential Transformers, can amplify your ability to measure and monitor precise movements in equipment and industrial automation systems. Choosing an LVDT for your application can be confusing since so many types of LVDTs exist. LVDTs are...

Embedded World and other Trade Shows in Germany

We hope, your New Year is off to a great start. Let’s take a look at the opportunities coming up this year. In the first half of 2018 we already have the chance to meet personally at various trade shows. Kickoff for 2018 is the trade show embedded world, taking place...
LVDT Linear Displacement Sensors now available for purchase online

LVDT Linear Displacement Sensors now available for purchase online

H+K expands online shop for quick and easy accessibility to LVDT sensors for medical, industrial, agricultural and heavy transportation applications Hoffmann + Krippner announces a new product addition to their redesigned, user-friendly online shop. In addition to...

What is a Membrane Switch?

A membrane switch is an electrical switch that is used for turning a circuit on and off. These switches are interface utilities designed to be helpful to users by facilitating ease of communication and commands between electronic devices and the people operating them....

ILAT from Inelta: Inductive Path Sensors in Miniature Formats

The ILAT Series Miniature LVDT Sensors of Inelta provide precision measurement of position and path in the range of single-digit millimeters. The sensors of this series are available in Models ILAT 2, ILAT4 and ILAT10 for the exact measurement of ±1 mm, ±2 mm or ±5 mm...

Visit H+K at Sensors Expo & Conference 2016: Booth# 1116

Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. is looking forward to being part of Sensors Expo & Conference 2016 in San Jose, CA on June 21-23, 2016. Please visit us at booth 1116 to discuss our products and solutions. Our portfolio includes ultrasonic sensors, load cells, LVDT...

Hoffmann + Krippner Expands Product Portfolio

US and Canadian Device & System Manufacturers now have access to cutting edge German Technology for Sensing and Input Systems. Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. is proud to announce that TES Frontdesign has engaged in a joint venture with Hoffmann + Krippner as their new...

Updated Web Presence for Membrane and Polymer Potentiometers

Redesigned product pages for the H+K membrane and polymer potentiometers promise a user-friendly and informative interface. Information regarding Sensofoil and SensoInk can now be found quickly and easily with powerful images and comprehensive content. Key features,...

Successful show for H+K at Sensors Expo 2015

As in previous years, Hoffmann + Krippner exhibited at the Sensors Expo 2015. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the event was hosted in Long Beach, CA for the first time. Among over 200 companies exhibiting the latest and greatest in sensor technologies, Hoffmann +...

Visit Sensors Expo 2015: Booth# 522

Visit Sensors Expo 2015: Booth# 522 Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. is looking forward to being part of Sensors Expo 2015 in Long Beach, CA on June 9-11, 2015. Please visit us at booth 522 to discuss our products and solutions. Our portfolio includes ultrasonic sensors,...

Capacitive vs Resistive Touch Input Solutions

Custom capacitive and resistive designs to fulfill application specific requirements. The capacitive input technology is well known in consumer electronics and has become well established in the industry. Whether single or multi-touch, anti-reflective or tempered...

H+K has exclusive rights for the “blue” ultrasonic sensors

Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. is proud to announce that they have received the exclusive rights for the North American market to distribute the high-quality ultrasonic proximity sensor Series P44 and P47 by PIL Sensoren GmbH. The P47 basic series with fixed analog or...

H+K Expands Product Portfolio

We are proud to announce that Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. has joined forces with the well-established German manufacturers Altmann GmbH, INELTA Sensorsysteme GmbH & Co KG and PIL Sensoren GmbH. Thanks to these exclusive partnerships, H+K Inc. is able to expand its...

Brilliant Image with Optical Bonding

Hoffmann + Krippner offers display solutions suitable for applications in bright environments. A special bonding technique, known as optical bonding, ensures a clear view even in low light conditions. An air gap is commonly located between a filter wheel or a touch...

Innovation – How Visions Become Reality

The latest issue of the Hoffmann + Krippner customer magazine allows you to go Backstage in Buchen. Get to know the scope of our product portfolio and capabilities and experience “Quality – Made in Germany” as manufactured in Buchen. Download now available! The...

Let There be Light…

For several years now, Hoffmann + Krippner has been installing EL-sheets. This technology allows for keyboards to be completely illuminated in one color. However, each button can now stand out individually. The different colored SideLEDs are simply mounted on the PCB...

Latest edition of INNOVATION is available!

The latest edition of our Customer Magazine, INNOVATION, is available for download! Find out about exciting projects and news from the Hoffmann + Krippner Group! CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY – H+K is expanding its Headquarters in Buchen, Germany INNOVATIVE CONCEPTS FOR THE...