Electrical Contacts & Stampings

Electrical contacts and stampings are inside almost every type of electromechanical device made. You will find Norstan parts in automotive, appliances, elevator control systems, aerospace, commercial and industrial controls, critical relays, medical, switches, thermostats, and more.

About Our Company

All Norstan production is in the USA.

Since 1966, we have been a leading manufacturer of highly specialized precision electrical contacts and stampings in both the short and long production runs. We have been providing our customers with unmatched expertise in metal stamping, cold heading, brazing, metallurgy, and engineering.

Our parts are hidden inside. Our electrical contacts and stampings can be very discrete. They are inside almost every type of electromechanical device made. In vehicles, appliances, elevator control systems, aerospace only you don’t see them they are integrated into switches, relays, timers, thermostats, and controls.

Three Reasons to Choose Norstan


All tooling and manufacturing is done in-house, in Pleasant Prairie, WI. USA. Our experienced team of tool designers and tool & die makers design and build tools in-house.

True On-Time Delivery

With simpler logistics and superior customer communications, we deliver faster and free from errors.

Engineering Excellence

Our in-house engineering team works closely with you throughout the development process to
make sure the part exceeds your expectation. Designs are completed with tool maintenance
and ease of construction in mind.

News & Update

Electrical Contact Blog

The Most Common Failure Scenarios for Electrical Contacts

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Often, when a product or component fails, it’s because it wasn’t adequately designed for the...

Key Factors When Choosing an Electrical Contact Supplier

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When it comes to electricity, a strong connection makes everything go. Current flows unimpeded, like...

Auto-Wire & Tape Weld Electrical Contact Welding Process

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The auto-wire weld assembly process develops a metallurgical bond between the precious metal piece (wire)...

Benefits of Precision Stamping Custom Electrical Contacts

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Precision Metal Stamping Metal stampers are using high-speed presses and stamping dies to form metal...

Surface Contamination and Electrical Contact Resistance

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Correlation of Surface Contamination Introduced by Feeding Equipment on Electrical Contact Resistance Abstract Contact degradation...

The Effect of Various Deburring Media Containing Mineral

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The Effect of Various Deburring Media Containing Mineral SILICON (SiO2) OR ALUMINUM OXIDE (A1,0.) ON...

Everything You Need To Know About Electrical Contacts

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Electrical contact or connection failure can spell disaster for your facility or appliance’s operations. Issues...

Differences Between Spot Welding & Projection Welding

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The resistance welding process is commonly utilized in budget projects because it requires no additional...

Differences Between Soldering & Furnace Brazing Contacts

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What’s the Difference Between Soldering and Furnace Brazing? Furnace brazing joins metals by melting a...

How to Find a Reliable Custom Electrical Contact Supplier

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Imagine if your automobile had rope steering, like an old-fashioned go kart. You could steer...

Materials and Design for Electrical Contact Longevity

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Proper design and selection of materials can have a big impact on the longevity of...

Don’t Leave Electrical Contact Selection to Chance

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When it comes to electrical contact selection for your switches, are you content to roll...