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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 Components' Heat Stabilized, Heavy-Duty Support Clamp

Heat Stabilized, Heavy-Duty Support Clamp

Essentra’s heat-stabilized clamps offer a wide variety of diameters. Learn More

Image of Essentra's KWIK KLIP Cable Clamps

KWIK KLIP PVC Cable Clamps

The KWIK KLIP family of products from Essentra provide secure and simple fasteners for PVC Cables. Learn More

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Image of Essentra's Hole Bushings and Plugs

Hole Bushings and Plugs

Essentra’s hole bushings and plugs are used to finish off holes and protect cables from chafing on sharp edges or cutouts.

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Image of Essentra's Microplastic Nylon Shoulder Washers

Microplastic Nylon Shoulder Washers

Essentra’s microplastic nylon shoulder washers also known as insulation sleeves are impervious to moisture, dirt, and most chemicals.

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Image of Essentra's Microplastic Keyhole Rivets

Microplastic Keyhole Rivets

Essentra’s microplastic keyhole rivets have a unique keyhole shaped interior which increases flexibility for easy assembly by hand.

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Image of Essentra's Edge Clip Cable Tie Mounts

Edge Clip Cable Tie Mounts

Essentra's edge clip assembly provides an optimal solution for bundling cables, pipes, and tubes on plastic or metal panels where holes are not acceptable.

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Image of Essentra Quarter Turn Spring Loaded Locks

Quarter-Turn Spring-Loaded Locks

Essentra’s line of quarter-turn, spring-loaded locks are specially designed with an internal spring that provides tactile resistance.

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Image of Essentra Components Nylon PCB Standoffs and Spacers

Nylon PCB Standoffs and Spacers

Essentra's plastic standoffs work in conjunction with screws and nuts to provide a secure support and spacer for mounting printed circuit boards.

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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.

Nylon 6/6

Plastic Materials

Duration: 5 minutes

Discuss factors that should be considered when choosing plastic materials should for an application, and explore the capabilities of different plastic materials

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Supporting your Project: Printed Circuit Board Solutions

Essentra’s Circuit board solutions include; Circuit board supports, Threaded standoffs & spacers which are all used to separate a PC board from the chassis.

Publish Date: 2018-10-12

Essentra Compression Locks

Essentra’s newest line of compression locks are suitable for a variety of applications.

Publish Date: 2017-12-12

Essentra Swing handle Locks

Essentra locks give you just what you need for nearly every application, from heavy to light duty. Materials range from durable polyamide and steel cams to corrosion-resistant stainless steel.

Publish Date: 2017-12-12

Essentra Access Hardware Hinges

Hinges are used on doors, panels, enclosures and any other application in which it is desirable to connect it while allowing it to swing.

Publish Date: 2017-12-12

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