Archive: Jul 2020

Score It. Fold It. Bend It. Depend On It!

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Formex insulated materialsEFC is excited to announce a new product addition and premier supplier with the addition of ITW Formex® Flame Retardant Materials.

ITW Formex® polypropylene and polycarbonate flame retardant electrical insulating materials provide superior electric surge shielding in automotive, industrial and consumer electronic equipment.

EFC provides Formex™ materials as sheets or rolls and can be fabricated into a wide range of shapes to meet the flammability and dielectric needs of your application.

Product Advantages And Benefits:

  • Meets global safety standards
  • Ultra-low moisture absorption
  • Maintains mechanical/electrical properties
  • Shields electricity from electric surge
  • Parts will not crack or split
  • Lower overall part cost with thinner materials
  • Dissipates static electrical charge to a ground
  • Parts can be easily designed to incorporate a number of joining and fastening methods, often eliminating external fasteners

No other flame retardant, electrical insulating material can match the flexibility and performance of Formex for cost-effective fabricated parts. Formex has successfully replaced a variety of electrical papers, thermoplastic materials, and injected molded parts.

Formex materials provide new and unique options for the design and construction of low-cost internal mechanical components. Fabricated internal parts, such as air flow baffles and wire harness organizers, are commonly used a s cost-effective replacements for plastic injection molded or sheet metal components.

Formex insulation

Major industries:

  • Electrical Vehicles (EV)
  • Solar Energy/Solar Power Inverting (PV)
  • Non EV Automotive
  • Cloud Data Centers
  • Industrial Controls
  • LED Lighting
  • Electrical power Distribution
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Major Appliances
  • Medical Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Telecommunications

Click here to download the solutions flyer.

Contact EFC for samples or questions!

The New Chicago Warehouse is Open!

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The New Chicago

EFC can assist you during this time of uncertainty with:

  • Cash flow improvement solutions
  • Part shortages
  • Inventory solutions
  • Responsiveness
  • Engineer support

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Strong, and Stay Sane!

Explore Video View of EFC’s Massive New Warehouse in Chicago

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We are excited for the upcoming move and expansion of our EFC Chicago warehouse and offices to Hanover Park. Check out the video of the beginning stage.

The state of the art facility is 64,000 square feet with 26 foot clear height ceilings and over 3,800 pallet locations.

We’re just a few weeks away…official announcement is coming soon!