Category Archives: PTFE heat shrink tubing

PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing: Wall Thickness After Recovery

  Recently a customer wanted to use some PTFE shrink tubing to cover the shoulder of a bolt as a slip surface and had questions about the wall thickness of shrink tubing. In this customer’s application they were starting with … Continue reading

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Using PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing Requires Having the Right Tools and Equipment

Working with PTFE heat shrink tubing is not difficult, as long as you have the proper tools available. First you need a ruler and razor blade or another tool to cut the tubing. It is important to understand how the … Continue reading

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PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing Is Suited for Use with Most Metals and Glass

Because PTFE heat shrink tubing has such a high shrink temperature, you need to make sure the underlying wire or cable is also able to withstand this level of heat. The minimum shrinkage temperature for the tubing ranges between 654 … Continue reading

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Bundle and Hold Wires in Place with PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing

Bundling wires together can be accomplished by using PTFE heat shrink tubing. The process could involve cutting piece of tubing to size and first applying it to the individual wires. Once each wire has its own tubing on it, they … Continue reading

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Add Support to Wiring and Cabling in High Heat Areas by using PTFE Heat Shrink Tubing

PTFE heat shrink tubing can be used to add support and strength to wiring and cabling when it is used in high temperature locations. PTFE has a high shrink temperature, so once it is fully attached it will remain in … Continue reading

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