Crystex Composites is the world’s largest manufacturer of glass bonded mica materials. Sold under the trade names of Mykroy, Mycalex the products include a range of stand-off insulators that were developed specifically for use in the braking resistors and current collectors if trains. We also manufacture sheet materials that is often used for arc chutes.
Mycalex Insulators, stand-off insulators are in service around the world in varied climates ranging from equatorial to arctic. Parts are available in 9 different types with height ranging from 25 to 60mm and creepage from 30 to 160mm. Parts can be supplied with male or female threaded inserts, with metric or imperial threads and with nickel plated steel or stainless steel inserts.
Manufactured entirely in Clifton, NJ under ISO 9001:2008 quality system. Our insulators are in service on trains ranging from the fastest high-speed trains in Europe to trolley buses and in climates ranging from equatorial to arctic.