TTI Inc.

05/07/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/07/2021 13:54

Optek Low-Profile Optical Switch from TTI

Fort Worth, Texas - May 7, 2021 - TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, is now stocking the OPB855 family of Transmissive Optical Sensors from TT Electronics - Optek. This low-profile sensor is targeted for the medical and industrial applications, manufacturing automation, safety and security equipment.

The TT Electronics - Optek OPB855 Slotted Optical Switch consists of an infrared emitting diode and a NPN silicon phototransistor, mounted on opposite sides of a 0.205' (5.21 mm) wide slot in an inexpensive plastic housing. Switching of the phototransistor occurs whenever an opaque object passes through the slot. This switch is uniquely suited for non-contact interruptive object sensing to detect movement or presence in critical applications.

To learn more, visit Optek Optical Switch at TTI.

About TTI
TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of electronic components. Founded in 1971, the emphasis on a broad and deep product portfolio, available-to-sell inventory and sophisticated supply chain programs has established TTI as a distributor of choice to manufacturers in the industrial, defense, aerospace, transportation, medical and communications sectors worldwide. TTI and its wholly owned subsidiaries, the TTI Family of Businesses, Mouser Electronics, Sager Electronics and TTI Semiconductor Group employ over 7,300 people in more than 136 locations throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Globally, the company maintains over 3 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in 30 distribution centers, housing over 850,000 component part numbers. For more information about TTI, visit

About TT Electronics
TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical Applications. With around 4,800 employees operating from 29 key locations around the world, TT designs and manufactures a wide range of electronics for sensing, power management and connectivity primarily for applications in the industrial, medical and aerospace and defense sectors. The TT Electronics technology portfolio is one of the most comprehensive in the industry, supplying passive components (fixed and variable resistors, magnetics) and discrete semiconductors (optoelectronics, diodes, MOSFETs) from brands including BI Technologies, IRC, Optek, Semelab and Welwyn Components.