Electrical Insulators

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Services, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Die-Cut PP Materials offer flame-retardant electrical insulation.

July 21, 2015

ITW Formex materials are polypropylene grades that carry UL 94V-0 flame class rating. Used mainly as electrical insulator, Formex and Formex GK offer scoring, folding, and bending characteristics suited for 3D parts fabrication for electronics. Statex has same basic properties and provides static-dissipative ESD protection. ITW Formex, Formex GK, and Statex are extruded into stock forms and supplied as rolls, sheets, or panels ready for processing. Custom die cut fabrication is available.
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Paints & Coatings, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Benchtop Nanocoating Machine features fully automated design.

October 10, 2014

By depositing invisible amorphous carbon polymer coating onto high-value electronic devices, Nebula II protects against accidental water exposure, corrosion, and humidity. System requires no operator intervention, can coat up to 20 mobile devices every 90 minutes, and optimizes uniformity of each batch coating through automation. Available in Standard or Junior sizes, Nebula II features 7 in. LCD touchscreen which controls process time and pressure levels automatically. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Insulating Suspension Clamp comes with preloaded nail.

September 2, 2014

Available in ½, ¾, and 1 in. CTS sizes, Single Shot® is compatible with copper, CPVC, and PEX tubing and offers plumbers various options for facilitated installation. Key-hole closure assists in pre-hanging of pipe; installer can pre-set nail to joist, slide pipe into clamp, and then set nail. Installer may also slide pipe into Single Shot and then nail it into joist. Stabilizing foot allows clamp to rest against joist to eliminate rocking or movement of clamp and pipe.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

Polysulfone Foam is designed for wire and cable applications.

April 15, 2014

Providing low-halogen content and low-smoke performance, Udel® P-1703 NT polysulfone (PSU) foam passes NFPA 262 smoke and flame test for plenum (CMP) applications. Resin has specific gravity of 1.24 and foam rate of 50%–60%; latter imparts dielectric constant of 1.8–2 to meet cable electrical requirements without requiring significant modifications to existing constructions. By controlling processing conditions, foaming level can be tuned to 20%–70% closed-cell structure utilized in industry. Read More

HVAC, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pre-Insulated A/C Linesets accommodate pressures to 600 psi.

February 19, 2014

Available in 65 ft rolls of either ¼ and 3/8 in. diameter or ¼ and ½ in. diameter copper liquid/suction line sizes, Paircoil™ Malleable Linesets expedite installation of ductless mini-split and conventional air-conditioning systems. Industrial-grade insulation features UV- and wear-resistant coating with non-frictional surface to facilitate pulling. White insulation reflects solar heat, is water-resistant, and features hardened, but ductile surface that allows bending without kinking. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Line Post Insulators are designed for utility industry.

August 20, 2013

Constructed from proprietary HDPE blend, HPI-LP-14 Line Post Insulators weigh <10 lb and will not chip, crack, or break. Products meet porcelain and composite ANSI requirements and exceed ANSI cantilever strength requirements. With leakage distance of 31.4 in., line posts have flashover values of 128Kv dry, and 94Kv wet. Molded-in F neck design negates need for metal top for insulator, while optimized skirt design improves performance. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire Stripper strips insulation for 28-10 AWG conductors.

July 26, 2013

Weighing 21 lb, CS 60 Automatic Wire Stripper features portable design that enables it to be moved around production floor, yet is rugged enough to withstand tough environments. LCD facilitates operation, while specially shaped blades prevent indentations on sensitive insulations. Stripping lengths up to 20 mm can be set as well as distance insulation gets pulled back. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Polyurethane Coating protects electronic circuitry.

June 13, 2013

Utilizing special blend of solvents, PUCAF Aromatic Free Polyurethane Conformal Coating offers rapid touch dry time of less than 10 min. Product demonstrates optimal adhesion to many substrates and is highly resistant to mold growth and moisture. Applied by manual and selective spray processes, coating fluoresces under UV light to aid inspection. Once cured, coating can be removed with Conformal Coating Remover Gel. Product is certified and compliant with REACH, RoHS, UL94 V-0, and IPC-CC-830. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Curable Coating targets medical micro circuits.

April 9, 2013

Developed to be tack-free after curing, MD® 1901-M helps prevent potential defects that could occur from components being handled too soon.  Flexible product is ISO-10993-5 approved for customers who are looking for medical grade electronics coating, seal, or moisture barrier. Able to resist cracking or delamination while board is being flexed, low-durometer coating is suited for circuits used in hearing aids, wound-care devices, and medical pumps. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire and Cable TPE Compounds withstand rigors of clinical use.

March 21, 2013

Featuring Shore A hardness levels of 92, 69, and 82, respectively, Medalist® 8421, 8431, and 8451 combine rubber-like flexibility with high degree of purity to meet stringent medical standards. Thermoplastic elastomers have UL-9 flammability classification and max continuous operating temperature of 105°C. Suitable for insulation, jacketing, and molded fittings/connectors, products retain tensile strength, tensile modulus, and elongation after autoclave, gamma irradiation, and EtO sterilization. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Thermoset Jackets offer non-toxic cable solution.

February 5, 2013

Offering oil, abrasion, and high-temperature resistance using low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) compound, HaloarrestXLink LSZH Thermoset Jackets can be specified for any 600 V Belden instrumentation or control cable. Jackets do not melt at any level of heat or when exposed to flame, protecting workers and preventing damage to machinery. HaloarrestXLink-1 is compliant with UL-1277 Oil Res I requirement while HaloarrestXLink-2 is compliant with UL-1277 Oil Res II requirement. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Polyethylene Insulators come in 15, 25, and 35 kV models.

July 2, 2012

Suited for both bare wire and covered conductors, HPI Polyethylene Insulators offer alternative to porcelain insulators, which are susceptible to vandalism. Units are impervious to impact damage and breakage, withstand UV rays, and offer track resistance. Insulators accept any conductor or tie and can be used interchangeably with porcelain insulators. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Electrical Equipment & Systems

High Temperature Coating electrically insulates resistors.

December 9, 2011

Consisting of single part, water-based, inorganic-ceramic coating system, Cerama-Dip(TM) 538N electrically isolates high-power ceramic resistors for applications up to 2,600°F. Odorless, VOC-free formula features volume resistivity of 109 W-cm and dielectric strength of 225 V/mil at room temperature. Applied by dipping or brushing, Cerama-Dip 538N cures by air-drying at room temperature for 1-2 hr, then step curing for 1-2 hr at 200°F and 350°F, respectively. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Die Cut Electrically Insulated Parts are UL94V-0 flame retardant.

September 7, 2010

Interstate Specialty Electrical Insulations are digitally die cut from ITW Formex® GK and offered in 0.005-0.062 in. thicknesses. Parts produced from insulation can be folded repeatedly without cracking or splitting and are non-hygroscopic, chemical-resistant, and tolerate continuous temperatures up to 115°C. Insulations are available with with dielectric strengths from 1,080-2,625 V/mil per ASTM D-149 and volume resistivity of 3.97 x 1015 ohm-cm per ASTM D-257. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Bearings feature coating that protects against damage.

September 17, 2009

With Isotect® A coating, Rolling Element Bearings are insulated from damage caused by passage of electrical current in large AC or DC motors. Coating acts like resistor and capacitor connected in parallel and can be applied to outer or inner ring external surfaces. Depending on operating temperature, coating has resistance ranging from several ohms up to 10 GW. If operating conditions require higher protection, bearings can be assembled with ceramic rolling elements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

Gel Sheets control and dissipation heat in electronics.

August 26, 2009

Available in 400 x 400 x 0.5-3 mm sizes, silicone thermal gel sheets are suited for use as electrical insulators and may be used over -40 to +392°F range. Soft sheets are RoHS-controlled substance and flame retardant UL-94 V-0 approved. There are 5 gel sheets identified as V30Z62MCHxxx Series types, which are designed with heat conducting properties. Thermal conductivity ranges from 1.8-6.5 W/mok. Products contain nothing harmful and can be considered environmentally friendly. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Insulation System targets lead wires and cable jackets.

June 4, 2009

Offering flexibility of elastomer, EXAR® XLE is UL and CUL approved for 1,000 V and 105°C ratings. Product is also successfully used in 150°C automotive applications per ISO 6722. Providing resistance to oil and abrasion, XLE has cold bend rating of -70°C and passes 45° angle flame tests in accordance with ISO 6722. Available in variety of colors, crosslinked insulation system is suited for motor leadwires, back panel wiring, automotive cables, and cable jacket insulation. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Optics & Photonics

Re-Enterable Gel protects electrical enclosure contents.

October 13, 2008

Supplied in safe and self-contained bag, GELSEAL is capable of transforming standard electrical enclosures up to and beyond IP68 rating while offering re-enterabilty and protection against water, moisture, dust, and dirt. Non-toxic gel system, designed for facilitated pouring as well as optimal adhesion and dielectric properties, is suited for encapsulating, sealing, potting, insulating, and shock dampening. It can also be used for application in trunking and pipes. Read More

Paints & Coatings, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

Polycarbonate Films offer protective coating for electronics.

November 27, 2007

Lexan DMX polycarbonate films include Lexan DMX 1HD00-112 film that is polished on both sides and Lexan DMX 1HDA3-112 film that is polished on one side and matte on other. Featuring layered construction that utilizes DMX resin, films offer pencil hardness rating of 1H as well as impact, chemical, saltwater, and isopropanol resistance. They can be fabricated with Insert Mold Decoration graphics and be thermoformed to greater than or equal to 35 mm draw depth. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fiberglass Sleeving suits motor repair applications.

March 22, 2007

Available in Grade C, Acryflex-MR® is manufactured by impregnating and coating finely braided fiberglass sleeving with dielectric film of acrylic resin. It is fully compatible with most magnet wire coatings such as polyester, acrylic, polyamide, polyimide, epoxy, and phenolic. Ranging in size from ½ in. to No. 24, Class 155°C electrical insulation is suited for leads and crossovers on fractional and integral horsepower motors. Read More