MENTOR Light Guides - an extensive range of easily customisable standard products

Classic and Miniature Light Guides
Classic Ø3mm element light guides for the 5.08mm grid and miniaturised Ø2mm versions for the 2.54mm grid, plus hybrid combinations of the two types. Round, square and rectangular element versions are available. Despite the close proximity of tiny elements, there is no light bleed, even with different adjacent colours More...

Horizontal Light Guides
MENTOR offers a wide assortment of horizontal light guides. As well as single versions, multiple horizontal light guides are available in variations of one, two, three and four-rows high and up to 10 columns wide to provide up to 40-way displays. More...
Vertical Light Guides
Options include square/round/rectangular; single/multiple; one, two, three and four-rows high; and up to 10 columns wide to provide up to 40-way displays. Often, a dimensional modification (normally length) is available with little or no tooling cost and a modest MOQ More...
Front Panel Light Guides
The optimum solution where the light guide is not physically attached to the PCB. They push-fit into a hole in the front panel and their light-inject face floats in close proximity to the SMD LED without actually making contact. Waterproof IP 68 versions are available More...
Flexible Light Guides
The most popular versions are designed for use with SMD TOP LEDS. The light guides push-fit into a Polycarbonate housing with two press-in lugs. They can be a design solution themselves at the inception of a project but are also often a “life-saver” during a mid-cycle face-lift More...
Low MOQ 2D Custom Light Guides:
Area - Bargraph - Solid Strip

Background illumination for logos, graphics or information areas. The Bargraph light guide can be used for multi-element displays, and the Solid Strip version allows homogeneous backlighting of strips and text More...

Custom Solutions
Totally unique custom solutions are MENTOR’s speciality. With world-leading competence in the design, simulation and ultimate manufacture, you can exploit this expertise for your next design project - whether it's small or large, we can help! More...

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Established in 1920, MENTOR GmbH is an extremely successful, self-funded and highly-invested company with legendary standards of efficiency. It has 600 employees and is German headquarted with additional substantial manufacturing facilities in Germany, Poland and Tunisia.

Standard stocked parts encompass opto and light guides, handles, knobs, switches, sensors etc. Around 50% of turnover comes from MENTOR innovatively fulfilling customer-specific requirements from design to finished component, all in-house and very cost-effectively.

Opto design and manufacture is a core and world-leading MENTOR competency and they are 1st tier suppliers to many major auto companies.

This experience has resulted in MENTOR developing unique skills; they are able to virtually design optics and take these to in-house production without the need for prototyping. Many non-automotive companies are now exploiting these capabilities.

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Multitron Ltd was established in January 2012 with substantial support from MENTOR. Its management has a 20-year track record of assisting Design Engineers with MENTOR solutions.

Multitron is MENTOR's sole agent in the UK & ROI and is also contracted to represent MENTOR to major global "catalogue-based" distributors and OEMs. Its three main objectives are:

  • Assist Design Engineers to successfully identify and exploit the many elegant design solutions that can be found within the broad range of MENTOR standard and semi-custom components.
  • Managing "Total Solution" projects that allow OEMs to benefit from MENTOR's unique combination of opto and electronic design expertise, coupled with legendarily efficient in-house manufacturing competence.
  • The efficient management of MENTOR's supply chain to major global catalogue-based distributors and OEMs.

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