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Electrolock provides insulation solutions tailored to meet your needs. Read industry and company news, and learn more about featured products in our collection of informative blog posts below.

high voltage testing

How High Voltage Testing Can Make Your Insulation Systems More Efficient

High voltage testing is crucial to the success of your electrical application. These tests can ensure your insulation selection is as efficient and effective as possible before implementing them, or find answers for substandard performance or failure in a current insulation system. Experienced manufacturers will have the skilled staff and the technical equipment needed to...
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dielectric barrier

Dielectric Barrier Types and Applications

Commonly used in wires, cables, and batteries, a dielectric barrier prevent electrical discharge between two electrodes. They are primarily used to discourage thermal runaway and overheating in their applications and are crucial to maintaining the safety and functionality of the product. Materials Used as Dielectric Barriers Mica Mica is a very poor conductor of electricity,...
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die cut solutions for electrical insulation and cell wrapping

Exploring Die-Cut Solutions for Electrical Insulation and Cell Wrapping

Die cutting is a manufacturing process that utilizes a machine and a metal component called a die to cut specific shapes from a sheet of material. It is a quick and easy way to create customized materials for specific applications. Working with a manufacturer who provides die-cut solutions for electrical insulation and cell wrapping allows...
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pet insulation

PET Insulation Materials and Applications

Polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, is a clear, strong, lightweight plastic that is 100% recyclable. This versatile plastic has various applications in many industries, however, many of PET’s inherent properties make it a great choice for electrical insulation. Its high structural stability, electrical insulation, resistance to cracking, and low water absorption make PET insulation a popular...
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high temperature electrical insulation materials

Breaking Down High-Temperature Electrical Insulation Materials

For many manufacturing processes and various other industries, it is crucial to have the proper electrical insulation materials in place. High temperatures are common in various industries and making sure the right high-temperature electrical insulation materials are in use can extend the life of your equipment and increase safety measures for your employees. There are...
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mica tape supplier

What to Look For in a Mica Tape Supplier

Commitment to Quality and Service Essential in this Critical Industry Mica tape is an essential component in various industries as it is prized for its performance in many applications including electrical insulation, fire-resistant applications, and thermal management. Its unique properties make it a popular choice for insulating cables, wires, and other electrical components. However, choosing...
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thermal runaway barrier

Thermal Runaway Barrier: A Safety Guide

Batteries are used everywhere from our phones to our cars, and with such widespread use, these batteries need to be as safe as possible. Unfortunately, some batteries — particularly those used within the EV or hybrid vehicle markets — can be susceptible to thermal runaway. Thermal runaway refers to a chain reaction from individual batteries...
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battery insulation material

Identifying Choices in Battery Insulation Material

Tailoring Your Material to Your Application is Critical The world today runs on batteries, of many types and styles. Larger battery packs power electric vehicles (EVs), smaller lithium-ion or lithium polymer batteries fuel our cellphones and tablets and even ‘traditional’ batteries empower a plethora of hand-held devices. However, each of these use cases needs battery...
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mica plate battery insulation

Mica Plate Battery Insulation: A Robust Solution

Traditional Material Developing into Key Component for EV Protection As the electrical vehicle (EV) market continues to expand and grow, there is more focus on developing new options for insulating and dissipating the heat from the battery packs used to power them. Mica plate battery insulation is becoming increasingly popular as an option for EV...
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