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The widest range of protective case options from an independent UK supplier.

Market leading ESD safe packaging for any static sensitive products and components.

Huge range of options and impartial advice on genuinely sustainable packaging for your business.

Conductive / Anti Static Foam

ESD experts

Over 80% UK market share

Huge range

1,000s of products in stock

Custom design

Tailored to your business

Static and Impact Protection

Unrivalled expertise in ESD safe foams for handling and packaging

The wide range of conductive packaging, boxes, totes, cases and handling products supplied by GWP Conductive can also be customised with a wide choice of ESD safe foams.

These specialist foams help in combating static discharge while also offering a high degree of cushioning protection from shock, impact, and vibration.

Please see below for the range of anti-static and conductive foam options available.

Pink anti static foam pads

Pink Anti-Static Foam Inserts

Anti static foam colours

Custom Size / Profiles
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A conductive Plastazote tray with custom cut-out sections

Conductive Plastazote®

Conductive foam colours

Custom Size / Profiles
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Standard conductive foam pads

Standard Conductive Foam

Conductive foam colours

Custom Size / Profiles
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ESD grade Ethafoam with custom profile cut-outs

Anti Static Grade Ethafoam

Anti static foam colours

Custom Size / Profiles
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Compatible Outer Packaging

Enhance your anti-static packaging products

Please see below for the range of anti-static packaging products that can be enhanced through the use of varying foam inserts / materials. Please note that anti-static foam can also be used as part of any bespoke ESD packaging option you specify.

Corstat component box with printed logo

Corstat® Component Boxes

Corstat colour

8 x Sizes
Custom Options

Corstat transit packs, showing pick foam interior

Corstat Transit® Packs

Corstat colour

22 x Sizes
Custom Options

A small, plastic, CPC box with printed logo and foam insert

CPC Component Boxes

Conductive packaging colours

6 x Sizes
Exterior Print

Two Corstat stacking totes (stacked) containing a large PCB

Corstat® Stacking Totes

Corstat colour

7 x Sizes
Custom Options

An SSI Schaefer EF Series tote with clip on lid

SSI Schaefer EF Seres Totes

Conductive packaging colours

18 x Sizes
Various Inserts

A custom anti static packaging box and internal fitting

Custom Anti Static Packaging

Bespoke ESD packs created by a team of expert designers

Alternative Foam Products

Widest selection of foam packaging from a single source

GWP are one of the UK’s leading foam converters. As such, you can source a huge range of non-conductive foam products for a wide range of packaging and handling applications. Please see below for a selection of the most frequently used foam inserts and packaging products that GWP design / manufacture.

A yellow Peli Hardigg case with custom black and yellow Plastazote foam inserts

Foam Inserts

Foam insert colours

Custom Sizes
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Foam packaging

Foam Packaging

Foam packaging colours

Custom Sizes
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Foam divisions

Foam Dunnage

Foam dunnage colours

Custom Sizes
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Retail foam packaging

Retail / Luxury

Foam insert colours

Custom Sizes
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Foam lined case

Case Lining

Foam dunnage colours

Custom Sizes
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Foam drawer liners in a tool chest

Tool Control

Foam insert colours

Custom Sizes
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Engineered foam inserts

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Huge range of engineered foam from UK leading converters

Further Information

Genuine expertise in both static and foam performance

Anti-static packaging is a very specialised discipline – in that not many regular packaging companies would have the knowledge, designers, or manufacturing equipment to make successful ESD solutions.

The same can also be said about foam packaging.

Whilst anyone can line a box with foam, or create some inserts, knowing the intricacies of the material, how it behaves, and the optimum grade / amount to provide the required protection, applies to only a handful of companies.

Get it right however, and the extra level of protection provided by the use of well-designed foam packaging ensures that whatever the component, circuit board or PCB being shipped, it will arrive at its destination undamaged.

Expertise in foam conversion

Due to the way in which the wider GWP Group has been formed, your business can benefit from the combined knowledge of 2 divisions – one focusing on conductive packaging, and the other on foam.

With a close collaboration between the two divisions, you can be certain that any anti-static foam that you source from GWP, will not only protect from electro static discharge, but can give a tailored level of physical protection too.

This can even involve calculating the exact type and amount of foam required using specialist software.

The wide range of foams available are converted by GWP using techniques including CNC routing, die cutting and even CNC water jet cutting.

Coupled with being able to source your exterior boxes, totes, and packaging from a single source, if you need conductive foam of any description, GWP should be your first port of call.

Anti Static Packaging Video

Overview of your options under 2 minutes

Please watch the brief video below that provides an overview of all the ESD packaging options – including anti-static foams – that are available to your business. You can also view this on the GWP Group YouTube channel.

Anti-Static Foam FAQs

Common questions regarding applications for specialist ESD foams

Please see below for a list of the most commonly asked questions on the topic of anti static foam material and packaging.

Can’t find the answer to your specific question? Don’t worry – please contact a member of the GWP team on 01793 754 457 or email conductive@gwp.co.uk, who will be happy to help.

What types of anti-static foam are there?

There are a number of options when looking for anti-static foam packaging, all of which provide slightly different properties and performance. This includes Pink anti-static foam, Conductive Plastazote®, static dissipative and specialist grades of Ethafoam.

Will these protect against mishandling as well as static?

Besides helping to protect static sensitive items from ESD (electro static discharge), a key reason to use foam inserts of any form is the cushioning protection they also provide. They can absorb shock and impact caused by mishandling and can even be designed with the optimum amount / type of material to provide precisely calculated protection.

Can any ESD packaging have foam inserts included?

Almost all of the ESD safe packaging and handling products manufactured by GWP Conductive can have foam inserts added as required. This can be anything as simple as foam blocks or pads, all the way through to routed foam inserts that are contoured to exactly match the shape of your products.

How are anti-static foam products manufactured?

Anti-static foam (and other forms of foam packaging) is manufactured in a number of ways. This includes, die cutting, CNC routing and even waterjet cutting. GWP boast an impressive, state of the art foam conversion facility in Salisbury, Wiltshire, alongside a well-equipped design studio.

Can my business source non-conductive foam from GWP?

GWP Protective are one of the UK’s top foam converters. This means that not only can your business source anti-static foam products, but also inserts for cases, foam end caps, and even retail display items. All of the foam inserts GWP supply are tailored to be precisely tailored to your specific application / requirements.

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If you need anti-static foam packaging or handling products for your business, are looking for impartial advice, or would like a free, no obligation quote on your foam requirement, please speak with a member of our team today.

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    Fiona Churchward, GWP Conductive product adviser

    Fiona Churchward

    Product Adviser
    conductive@gwp.co.uk
    01793 754 457

    Elliott Melbourne, GWP Sales Coordinator

    Elliott Melbourne

    Sales Coordinator
    conductive@gwp.co.uk
    01793 754 457

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    Emily Parker

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