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TMCNet:  Methode's LevelGuard(R) Fluid Control Products Announces New Sewage-Rated Pump Switch

[April 17, 2013]

Methode's LevelGuard(R) Fluid Control Products Announces New Sewage-Rated Pump Switch

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WHEATON, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/13 -- TouchSensorâ„¢ Technologies, a division of Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, announced today the introduction of the LevelGuard® Sewage-Rated Pump Switch. The LevelGuard® Sewage Pump Switch offers pump and plumbing professionals a solid-state product for applications where effluent or sewage fluids need to be pumped from one location to another. The LevelGuard® Sewage Pump Switch offers superior reliability without the need for moving parts or for direct contact with the fluids being pumped.


The LevelGuard® Sewage Pump Switch is designed with the proprietary Field-Effect sensor technology that has been used in the recreational vehicle and marine industries for sewage tank monitoring since 2005, and in appliance, automotive, commercial and industrial applications for over a decade. LevelGuard® Sewage Pump Switches are designed to replace traditional float and electromechanical type switches used to actuate sewage pit, lift station, irrigation, underground vault, wet-well and storm water pumps.

The LevelGuard® Sewage Pump Switches are: UL listed Sewage designation Rated for up to 1/2 hp pump applications Highly resistant to effluent solids and contaminants Fabricated from rugged materials and components Tested to over 1.5 million cycles without failure Warranted for five years against manufacturer's defects The new model features added software intelligence to protect property owners from external failure modes, such as contamination build-up and pump run-on, as well as provides 30 amp over-current electrical fuse protection for added safety. The new LevelGuard® (SKU Z24803PTZ) is available with a 15-foot cord that uses a piggy-back plug.

The LevelGuard® pump switch utilizes TouchSensor's patented Field-Effect sensor technology to detect water at two upper-level and one lower-level switch points. The unit is protected by a fully encapsulated housing and is easily mounted to the sump pit's ejector pipe. Both LevelGuard and the patented Field-Effect sensing technology are Underwriters Laboratories listed. Please visit LevelGuardProducts.com to learn more.

About LevelGuard® Established as a separate brand for fluid level solutions, the LevelGuard® Sewage-Rated Pump Switch provides a solution for plumbing contractors and property owners that need to eliminate pump switch failure in sewage and effluent applications. Please visit www.levelguardproducts.com to learn more.

About TouchSensorâ„¢ Technologies, LLCTouchSensorâ„¢ Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Methode Electronics (NYSE: MEI), is a market leader in solid-state User Interface and Fluid Sensing products. Since its inception in 1997, TouchSensor products have been successfully used by many of the world's best brands in a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications with nearly 200 million Field-Effect sensors sold. Please visit www.touchsensor.com to learn more.

About Methode Electronics, Inc.Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI) is a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions with manufacturing, design and testing facilities in China, Germany, India, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, the Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. We design, manufacture and market devices employing electrical, electronic, wireless, safety radio remote control, sensing and optical technologies to control and convey signals through sensors, interconnections and controls. Our business is managed on a segment basis, with those segments being Automotive, Interconnect, Power Products and Other. Our components are in the primary end markets of the automobile, computer, information processing and networking equipment, voice and data communication systems, consumer electronics, appliances, aerospace vehicles and industrial equipment industries. Further information can be found on Methode's Web site www.methode.com.

Contact: Brian Beaman TouchSensor Technologies, LLC (630) 221-9000 x170 brianb@touchsensor.com Source: Methode, Inc.

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