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Device Technologies: Panel trims, seals and grommet edging products

Device Technologies Inc. (DTi) will be showcasing its full line of panel trims, seals and grommet edging products at the upcoming Railway Interchange show in Indianapolis on Sept. 17-20. The company will be located at Booth #2116.

Products from DTi are increasingly becoming a key sourcing solution for rail industry original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that must comply "Buy America" regulations, according to the company.
Four of the world's leading light-rail, metro-rail, and high-speed rail OEMs serving the U.S market are owned by international companies. Non-U.S. based companies face strict requirements to use components made in the country, as mandated by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act  and previous legislation.

DTi is helping these organizations meet these demands by providing grommet edging, rubber trim and enclosure seal products that not only meet "Buy America" rules, but also comply with stringent fire, smoke and toxicity requirements.
DTi's Trim-Fast™ edge trim, Seal-Fast™ enclosure seals and Spring-Fast® grommet edging provide methods to seal compartments against environmental conditions and protect wires and cables from chafing. These components are designed using collaborative finite element analysis, which utilizes technology that computes and models compression load deflection in application before manufacturing begins. This enables DTi to create the perfect edge treatment and profile for multiple needs of the rail industry.
"Our products protect vital equipment from damage from the environment and improve efficiency with long-term high performance," said Nick Petri, president and chief executive officer of DTi. "These materials are 100 percent manufactured in the USA and provide an ideal solution for rail industry customers needing to comply to U.S. sourcing regulations."
Key features of DTi product solutions include fast snap-on application, multi-axis flexible fit, and no adhesive solvents that can create safety issues.