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.


Nylon Fasteners and Rivets

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Nylon PCB Snap Lock Supports

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Essentra’s snap lock support are ideal for quick assembly in PCB stacking applications. Learn More

Essentra Access Solutions

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Essentra’s division of locks, latches, hinges and handles (Mesan) provides solutions for the industrial, electronics, telecommunications and machinery markets. Learn More

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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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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. Learn More

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Nylon and Plastic Flat Washers

Essentra's lightweight nylon and plastic flat washers insulate against moisture and electricity making them ideal in a range of applications. Learn More

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. Learn More

Microplastic Nylon Shoulder Washers

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

Microplastic Keyhole Rivets

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

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. Learn More

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. Learn More

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Rivets and Hardware Publish Date: 2012-01-26

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

Duration: 5 minutes
Card Guides and Pullers Publish Date: 2012-01-24

Card Guides offer a quick and easy way to secure PCBs vertically or horizontally as well protection from shock and vibration.

Duration: 5 minutes
Injection Molding and Plastics Publish Date: 2012-01-24

Richco's injection molding offers flexibility of MUD units and insert molds and the possibility of very tight tolerances.

Duration: 5 minutes
Fiber Management Publish Date: 2012-01-19

Fiber management solutions including bend limiting tubing, tubing accessories and distributions box and PCB level products.

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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.

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.

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