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Essentra Components (formerly Richco, Inc.)

- Essentra Components forms part of Essentra plc, a leading international supplier of specialty plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products with four principal operating divisions: Component & Protection Solutions, Porous Technologies, Packaging & Securing Solutions and Filter Products. Through these divisions, Essentra focuses on the light manufacture and distribution of high volume, essential components which serve customers in a wide variety of end-markets and geographies.


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Image of Essentra's Polypropylene Standard-Locking Cable Ties

Polypropylene Standard-Locking Cable Ties

Essentra's polypropylene standard-locking cable ties have a built-in lock system and are ideal for electrical applications.

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LED Nylon and PVC Spacer Series

Essentra Components offers its LED nylon and PVC spacer series which feature spacer lengths from 0.08" to 1.0" and extended LED wire protection.

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Cable Glands

With variations in thread size, color, and mounting-thread lengths, the range supports an array of cable glands, from Essentra, to suit the user’s application needs.

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Snap Rivets

Essentra’s snap rivets are available in black or white colors, are easy to install and remove, and offer many different lengths and hole diameters.

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Isopropyl Alcohol Wipes

Essentra’s IPA wipes are supplied on a single packet, resealable pouch or packaged in a canister with a spring loaded lid to prevent drying.

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N Series P-Style Cable Clamps

Essentra’s cable clamps are designed to secure wires and cables in place. Also adjustable design allows you to bundle multiple diameters of wires & cables while securing in place.

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Rivets and Hardware

Duration: 5 minutes

Rivets designed to meet the needs of many different mounting designs. Available in both permanent and removable styles.

Molding Process Set-Up

Injection Molding and Plastics

Duration: 5 minutes

Richco's injection molding offers flexibility of MUD units and insert molds and the possibility of very tight tolerances.

Vertical Snap-In Mount

Card Guides and Pullers

Duration: 5 minutes

Card Guides offer a quick and easy way to secure PCBs vertically or horizontally as well protection from shock and vibration.

Bend Limiting Tubing

Fiber Management

Duration: 5 minutes

Fiber management solutions including bend limiting tubing, tubing accessories and distributions box and PCB level products.

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Why Essentra Components?

Essentra manufactures and distributes one of the world's most extensive ranges of component solutions for protection and finishing purposes which are being used in a wide variety of applications and industries.

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