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Formex GK Flame Retardant Polypropylene Material

INSUL-FAB is a Master Fabricator and Distributor of Formex, Formex GK, and Statex polypropylene products from ITW Formex.  We are one of the largest fabricators of these materials worldwide and serve the Southcentral U.S. with distribution as well.

 

 General Information about Formex, Formex GK, and Statex

Flame retardant materials (rated UL94 V-0) by ITW Formex® provide superior electrical insulation and barrier materials in industrial and consumer electronic equipment.  Parts may be fabricated through a variety of means including die cutting, laser cutting, heat forming, and printing.

Formex GK die cut insulators barriers and air bafflesMarket Applications Include:

  • Enterprise Computing Servers
  • Storage Devices
  • Electrical Distribution Equipment
  • Power Supplies
  • Medical Devices
  • Appliances and HVAC Equipment
  • Lighting

Key Benefits of the Formex Product Line:

  • Cost Effective
  • UL 94 V-0 Flame Class Rating
  • Excellent score-and-fold without cracking
  • Recognized reputation and longevity in the marketplace
  • Superior dielectric performance to other materials
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Non-Hygroscopic for better stability and performance

Formex GK and Statex parts by InsulFabFormex , Formex GK and Statex materials are used to comply with UL, CSA, IEC, VDE, TUV, BSR or MITI standards when there is a need for electrical insulators, barriers, and air baffles. This unique product line has successfully replaced a variety of flame retardant film and sheet materials including polycarbonate, polyester, PVC and aramid papers.  Formex products are flame retardant, will pass UL94 V-0 testing, and are listed under file numbers E121855 and E256266 (China).

With the higher performance and lower cost of the ITW Formex products, it's easy to make a change from the conventional electrical insulation you've used in the past.  We'll show you just how easy and cost effective it can be.  Contact us for material samples, laser cut prototypes, and more information. 

Technical Information and Literature

pdficon small  Insul-Fab brochure on ITW Formex Products and Applications

pdficon small  Formex Techncal Data Sheet

pdficon small  Formex Design Guide - Design for Manufacture

pdficon small  Formex RoHS / REACH / WEEE Compliance Environmental Statement

Comparison of Formex GK to other insulating materials and plastic films

 

 Product Family Options

Product

Color

Thickness

(Inches)

Flammability

Rating

UL 94 Listed

Dielectric

Breakdown

(V) ASTM D-149

Available

Format

 Formex GK-5BK

 Black

 0.005

VTM-0

13,125 

Roll / Sheet

 Formex GK-10

 White

 0.010

VTM-0

 22,000

Roll / Sheet

 Formex GK-10BK

 Black

 0.010

VTM-0

 22,000

Roll / Sheet

 Formex GK-17

 White

 0.017

 V-0

 24,820

Roll / Sheet

 Formex GK-17BK

 Black

 0.017

 V-0

 24,820

Roll / Sheet

 Formex GK-30

 White

 0.030

 V-0

 32,400

Roll / Sheet

 Formex GK-30BK

 Black

 0.030

 V-0

 32,400

Roll / Sheet

 Formex GK-40BK

 Black

 0.040

 V-0

 37,800

Sheet

 Formex GK-62BK

 Black

 0.062

 V-0

 45,260

Sheet

Formex 94BK

Black

 0.094

 V-0

 56,400

Sheet

Formex 125BK

Black

 0.125

 V-0

 62,500

Sheet

Formex GK-160 PEP

White

.160

V-0

49,000

Sheet

Formex GK-240 PEP

White

.240

V-0

60,000

Sheet

Statex 10

White

.010

VTM-0

17,500

Roll / Sheet

Statex 18

White

.018

V-0

27,540

Roll /Sheet

Statex 31

White

.031

V-0

37,200

Roll /Sheet