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Carol Stream, IL — March 19, 2018  
Contact: Jamie Li, Product Manager  

ITW Formex® is proud to launch three new products: Formex™ N3, Formex™ GL and Formex™ GS.

Formex™ N3 is a halogen-free, flame retardant, polycarbonate electrical insulation material. Leveraging ITW’s proprietary technology, Formex™ N3 polycarbonate films provide exceptional dielectric insulation at significantly reduced material thickness. Its thin gauge, along with its non-halogenated formulation, makes Formex™ N3 the material of choice in electronics applications where device miniaturization and environmental consciousness are among the high priorities. Like the Formex® polypropylene product lines, Formex™ N3 can easily be scored and folded into three-dimensional shapes. This makes Formex™ N3 a component material that is form-factor friendly.  

Formex™ GL is the newest formulation of flame retardant polypropylene electrical insulation material from ITW Formex®. Available in 0.017 inch and 0.010 inch thicknesses, Formex™ GL shares the same exceptional reliability and durability as its Formex™ GK counterparts while offering further enhanced temperature rating. Formex™ GL provides a viable alternative to Formex™ GK when applications require a thinner gauge material that offers superior temperature tolerance.  

Formex™ GS is a resilient static dissipative material that serves as an electrical barrier to both insulate and protect electronic components from electrostatic discharge. When Formex™ GS comes in contact with a static electrical charge, it safely dissipates the charge across the surface of the material to a ground. Formex™ GS replaces Formex™ Statex. 

 

For more information please visit our website or contact Jamie Li, Product Manager at jli@itwecs.com

 

 

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ITW Formex® is part of the ITW Corporation, a Fortune 200 Company with headquarters in Glenview, Illinois and more than 100 independent operating divisions in over 50 countries. Headquartered near Chicago, the ITW Formex division provides technical and sales assistance, distribution, and production globally from multiple locations in the United States and Asia.

 

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