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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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Heat Stabilized, Heavy-Duty Support Clamp

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

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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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Fir Tree or Barbed Rivets

Essentra’s fir tree or barbed rivets have ribbed designs that ensure fast and easy installation while securely holding various materials.

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Locks and Latches

Essentra presents a wide range of locks and latches for indoor and outdoor cabinets, all with excellent security.

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Image of Essentra Components' Durable High-Bond Adhesive Cable Clamps and Cable Mounts

Durable High-Bond Adhesive Cable Clamps and Cable Mounts

Essentra offers the DHB cable clamps in three sizes for bundle diameters from 0.312' to 0.750" and cable tie mounts in two sizes for widths from 0.10" to 0.19".

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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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Rivets and Hardware

Duration: 5 minutes

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

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.

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.

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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Essentra Compression Locks

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

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.

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.

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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