Monthly Archives: June 2012

FEP Shrink Tubing Is Just One of Several Options for Heat Shrink Tubing

When you are looking at heat shrink tubing, you have several different options of tubing available. You can look at PTFE tubing with different heat shrink ratios and wall thicknesses, or FEP shrink tubing which has lower shrink ratios ands … Continue reading

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Different Industrial Applications Use Straightened Wire

Straightened wire is used in different industrial applications for various reasons. This type of wiring can be inserted through different gauges of hypodermic tubing. The outside tubing provides a protective covering for the wire to keep it from being bent … Continue reading

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Avoid Pre-Drilling Holes by Using Self Tapping Stainless Steel Machine Screws

It can be difficult working with small stainless steel machine screws when you have to worry about pre-drilling holes. For situations where you just want to insert and tighten the screw, you will want to use self tapping screws. Self … Continue reading

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Applications Which Need to Be Stretched or Moved Can Use NiTinol Wire

NiTinol wire is ideal for applications which need to stretched or moved when they are heated. As the wire is heated through different methods, it returns to its normal shape and size. As the wire cools, it expands and returns … Continue reading

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304 Tubing Is Available In Thin Wall Stainless Tubing Sizes

There are different types of stainless steel tubing available, depending on your requirements. You will see different number designations of 304 and 316 assigned to different tubing products. There is a slight difference in the two types of stainless steel, … Continue reading

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Use a Smaller Nylon Mesh Screen to Remove Small Sediment Particles

It can be difficult to get very fine particles of sediment out of water when your nylon mesh screen is the wrong size. While you can catch larger particles, the small particles will pass right through the mesh screen if … Continue reading

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PTFE Tubing and FEP Tubing Are Both Types of Heat Shrink Tubing

There are different types of heat shrink tubing available for different applications. You can choose between PTFE tubing and FEP tubing. Both types of tubing shrink when heated. The difference between the two types of tubing is the temperature at … Continue reading

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PTFE Shrink Tubing Comes In Standard and Custom-Cut Sizes

PTFE shrink tubing, also known by the brand name Teflon shrink tubing, shrinks when it is heated up. This type of tubing can be used to seal and secure different types of connections, wiring and cables. Shrink tubing comes in … Continue reading

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Different Industrial Applications Use Straightened Wire

Straightened wire is used in different industrial applications for a variety of purposes. This type of wiring can be inserted through different gauges of hypodermic tubing. The outside tubing provides a protective covering for the wire to keep it from … Continue reading

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Avoid Pre-Drilling Holes by Using Self-Tapping Stainless Steel Machine Screws

It can be difficult working with small stainless steel machine screws when you have to worry about pre-drilling holes. For situations where you just want to insert and tighten the screw, you will want to use self-tapping screws. Self-tapping screws … Continue reading

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