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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.

thermal runaway in lithium ion batteries

How to Prevent Thermal Runaway in Lithium Ion Batteries

Lithium ion batteries are the most popular rechargeable batteries on the market, being found in our cellphones, laptops, electric vehicles, power tools, digital cameras, tablets, e-readers, and more. These batteries are electrochemical devices that release and store electrical energy through the movement of lithium ions between their anode and cathode. While these batteries are immensely...
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types of electrical wire insulation

Types of Electrical Wire Insulation and Their Applications

There are various types of electrical wire insulation on the market, with each implementing different materials including polyimide, Teflon®, and mica tapes. Each has properties that make them ideal for electrical insulation for specific applications — from aircraft to appliances. Today we’re exploring the properties of these different types of electrical wire insulation and their...
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calcined mica uses

Exploring Various Calcined Mica Uses

There are many calcined mica uses thanks to the material’s various beneficial properties. Calcined mica is non-flammable and has low thermal conductivity, making it a great insulation material. Calcined mica tapes are also very durable, which is useful in demanding situations. Calcined mica tapes are designed to withstand high temperatures. At Electrolock, we take into...
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high voltage insulator manufacturers

How to Find the Right High Voltage Insulator Manufacturers

When creating a high-voltage product, it is crucial to the success and safety of your product to have a reliable insulator manufacturer. However, with so many high voltage insulator manufacturers in the market, it can be hard to know how to choose the right one for you. When looking for a partner, there are a...
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battery insulation wrap

The Benefits of Battery Insulation Wrap

With batteries being used in so many of our day-to-day products, from cell phones to electric vehicles, battery insulation wrap is becoming more and more important. These wraps surround batteries and protect them from heat and other factors that may be detrimental to the performance of the battery. While this keeps the batteries working better...
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porex virtek ptfe

How Spiral Wound Porex® Virtek PTFE Is Used In UV Disinfection

Ultraviolet or UV light has been used to disinfect surfaces, liquids, and gasses for decades. It is a highly effective method of disinfection, however, the UV light has to hit every part of the surface in order to work properly. Luckily, Electrolock’s Porex® Virtek PTFE tubing properly contains and reflects UV light, increasing its effectiveness....
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generator insulation tape supplier

The Benefits of Working with a Generator Insulation Tape Supplier

Generators and high-voltage (HV) coils are necessary for power generation and are also intricate and complex projects that require high attention to detail in order to maximize the chances of success. Generator insulation tape providers fulfill a key role in ensuring these critical components work reliably and for a duration that fits their investment. For...
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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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