Electronics & Performance Packaging Foam
Foam Engineers is a well established supplier of engineered foam components to the electronics industry. Historically our company has been the major supplier to companies like IBM and Hewlett Packard. Whilst the market for packaging foams is now much more specialized, the exacting standards of supplying these world leading companies means Foam Engineers is uniquely well placed to provide today’s electronics industry with well proven foam products and a logistics package to match.
After establishing the optimal foam material to package your product, it’s our ability to get the foam fabricating production process in motion quickly and accurately that really counts. It’s our track record and reputation to get it right first time with zero defects which keeps our customers coming back time after time.
If you are thinking of using a flexible foam in your new product design, we are happy to explore your ideas with you and offer free impartial advice with no strings attached. Once a design concept has been agreed we have engineers available to manufacture initial prototypes which can be tested and approved before you commit to any tooling and production runs.
The electronics sector is a fast moving industry and our speciality is to offer our customers a rapid quotation and sampling service, alongside a flexible approach to mid volume production requirements. Because we don’t employ expensive moulding equipment with associated tooling, we can incorporate modifications to your foam pack designs as your product itself evolves.
The types of products we supply into the electronics sector include protective packaging, military, fire and rescue packaging, performance electronics packaging including anti-static and static dissipative foams, returnable transit and dunnage and many various performance packaging components.
Our long experience serving this market means that Foam Engineers has access to all the foam types available in stock and in most cases we buy direct to ensure competitive pricing. These various foams include standard polyether foam, high load bearing polyether, non cross linked polyethylene foam, cross linked polyethylene foam, Zotefoams® Plastazote and Zotek foam, as well as other specialized grades including anti-static and conductive grades.
Our customers occupy a wide spectrum of general industries. From telecoms to computers and from electronics to low carbon industries, flexible foam has been playing an important role for many years. In addition to the excellent cushioning properties that flexible foam has to offer it’s many other characteristics include: pure and low odour, lightweight and durable, environmentally friendly, closed cell and water repellent, closed cell for fluid resistance, excellent chemical resistance, available in a wide range of densities and hardness.