As the name suggests it is a tube that when heated its diameter shrinks. The thickness and diameter of the tubing may vary; in fact there are 3 main categories for the tubing: The category it falls under is determined by the tubing’s rating, the rating is rated by expansion ratio. The purpose of Heat Shrink is to insulate the wires it surrounds; it offers environmental protection and abrasion resistance for connections, terminals, conductors and joints in electrical engineering. It has other purposes as well, it can be used to bundle wires together or even repair them.
Heat Shrinkable Fiber Optic Splice Protector offers efficient protection for electrical wires. As the name suggests, the tubing is heated and shrunk to fit snug around the wires, making it completely safe from outside harm. In addition, the structure of heat shrink tubing facilitates minimum electrical charge loss as current travels through the wires. Wires become better efficient when better insulated, just as wires buried beneath ground are more energy efficient than those suspended in air.
Better Safety Wires encased in heat shrink tubing are far less likely to short or cause an electrical fire. Much of the reason is due to the superior insulating properties hosted by the heat shrink tubing. In addition, the product is anti-erosive. Wires are well protected from chemicals and weather making Heavy wall heat shrink tubing optimal for indoor and outdoor jobs.
Many applications Heat shrink tubing is fit to address many applications due to its versatility. Purposes for heat shrink tubing can be found in the home, industrial and automotive industries, and in electrical work. Many of the casings can be affected by the electrical current itself, but implementing heat shrink tubing improves insulation.
Tenacious Semi-Rigid Heat Shrink Tubing can withstand extreme temperatures and heavy wear. The tubing is chosen for wires that are exposed to harsh outside forces because engineers know the tenacious quality of heat shrink tubing. The highly protective quality of the tubing makes it cost efficient for jobs which may otherwise expose wires to hazardous conditions in the near future.