Why You Need to Use Adhesive Shrink Tubing

Adhesive Heat Shrink Tubing is without doubt one of the most practical resources you could have in your toolkit for all your cable and wire bundling projects. It’s a resource that promises to deliver when need a flexible and functional way to protect your systems.

There are different varieties of adhesive shrink tubing that promise to insulate and provide environmental protection against items such as fungus, acids, moisture, and other unwanted elements. Each device is designed with unique features, including flexibility, that fit a range of situations. This is because adhesive shrink tubing offers an additional layer of protection; as it is heated to the adhesive melting point the adhesive flows in between spaces as the tubing shrinks to fit over components, effectively ensuring nothing gets in or out.

Ranging in sizes from 1/8” to 1”, the tubing has a shrink ratio of 2:1. When heated to the shrink temperature, it conforms to whatever it is covering. This means a solid solution for insulation, an exceptional preventative abrasion measure and a solution that will prevent slippage and undesired exposure in your systems, which could create hazards down the line.

Adhesive shrink tubing even has properties that allow for self-extinguishing in case of exposure to flame. In fact, when it comes to heat these products hold up exceptionally. With a broad temperature range, adhesive shrink tubing is perfect for indoor and outdoor use and for areas where heat and smoke may be a consideration.

So whether you are securing bundles and components in a marine engine or protecting equipment in a research lab from the likes of chemical solvents, you can be certain adhesive heat shrink tubing from Cable Ties Plus is an ideal option.

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