Innovative, High-Quality Light Guides / Light Pipes

MENTOR Light Pipes / Light Guides are precision optics that precisely manage the light emitted from today's powerful LEDs.

MENTOR are world-leading experts in Light Guide design and their standard light pipe / light guide range is amongst the most comprehensive in the world. The range includes over 450 part numbers, the majority of which are immediately available ex-stock.

Innovative Standard Light Guides
MENTOR's range of ultra-high-quality standard light guides includes front-panel-mounted designs, horizontal or vertical PCB-mounted versions, single and multiple light guides, bargraph indicators, many different head shapes, miniaturised solutions and flexible light guide systems. More...
Modified Standard Light Guides -  No Tooling Costs and Low MOQs
A light guide often needs to be a specific length in order to fit the physical requirements of a particular design. MENTOR uses an intelligent tooling strategy which means that we are able to provide custom lengths with little or no tooling cost and at low MOQs. More...
Custom Light Guides
Many custom light guide options are available - for example a custom colour tint may be required. Or a different material may be required to meet a specific radiating characteristic. Or a UV-resistant material may be needed. Whatever your custom requirement is, we can probably help!  More...
Totally-Custom Product Lighting Solutions
MENTOR have very high levels of competency in the simulation of lighting effects, which means that the product designer can be confident that the final product will realise their vision. An early enquiry will almost always result in an elegant and innovative solution. 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.
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