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Formex™ materials offer superior protection due to high electric strength, physical strength, and flexibility.

Supplied in rolls or sheets that can be printed and will accept adhesives.

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Value Proposition

At ITW Formex®, we provide simple solutions to each of our customer's complex array of Engineering and Product design challenges. It's our commitment to quality that provides solid value throughout the supply chain, right on through to our customer's customer.

That's our Value Proposition.

Request Free Engineering Prototype Parts


Please fill out the form and a Formex Regional Sales Manager will contact you.

Formex Engineering Prototype parts are free of charge to requesting customers.

Terms and conditions:

  1. Up to quantity 20 per part print will be provided free of charge.
  2. Upon print finalization, prototype production lead time is 10-20 business days.
  3. Mutual NDA may apply.


Why Choose Formex - Superior Electrical Flame Retardant Materials

ITW Formex® flame retardant materials provide superior electrical insulation and barrier materials for use in industrial and consumer electronic equipment. The insulating material is available in rolls and sheets, and it can be easily fabricated into a wide range of shapes.

ITW Formex® polypropylene and polycarbonate flame retardant electrical insulating materials provide superior electric surge shielding in industrial and consumer electronic equipment. Learn more about our electrical insulation and barrier products including Formex™ N3 & CND, GL, GS, and GK electrical insulation material. 

ITW Formex® materials comply with UL 94 V-0, CSA, IEC, VDE, TUV, BSR and METI standards, plus they meet all major North American, European and Asian flammability and environmental requirements, including RoHS and WEEE. See how Formex compares to fish paper and aramid paper.

Product Advantages & Benefits

UL 94 V-0 Flame Class Rating Meets global safety standards           

Non-Hygroscopic Ultra low moisture absorption           
Chemical Resistance Maintains mechanical/electrical properties           

Superior Dielectric Breakdown Shields electricity from electric surge
   Excellent Score and Fold Parts will not crack or split
Ships flat to save freight costs

Cost-Effective Lower overall part cost with thinner materials           

Static Dissipative
(Formex™ GS)
Dissipates static electrical charge to a ground          

Cost-Effective Lower overall part cost with thinner materials      

30 Years of innovation in the product of electrical insulating materials

ITW Formex® is a global manufacturer of innovative electrical insulating materials for electronics manufacturing and electrical applications. We serve customers in a wide variety of industries from EV/automotive and industrial equipment to electronics & appliance manufacturers.