Viton® Heat Shrink Tubing

Our Viton Heat Shrink Tubing provides superior impact, abrasion and cut-through resistance for applications requiring resistance to a wide variety of fuels, lubricants, acids, and solvents at elevated temperatures. This fluoroelastomer tubing can be used in applications up to 200°C (392°F).

Viton Heat Shrink Tubing Characteristics

  • Very flexible
  • Excellent resistance to chemicals and solvents
  • High resistance to impact and abrasion
  • Withstands extreme temperatures

Viton Tubing Applications

  • Fuel systems
  • Oil & gas down-hole applications
  • Cable harness protection
  • Demanding harnesses for aircraft, missiles, satellite systems and chemical plants
  • Excellent performance in engine compartments

Viton Tubing Specifications

  • UL, VW-1 File No. E323941
  • SAE-AMS-DTL-23053/13 (Formerly MIL-DTL-23053/13 or MIL-I-23053/13)
  • Operating temperature: -55°C to 200°C
  • Minimum full recovery temperature: 175°C
  • Standard color: Black
  • Also available in thin wall and heavy wall

Fluoroelastomer Heat Shrink Tubing Properties

CharacteristicTest MethodTest Result
Operating Temperature IEC 216 -55°C to 200°C
Tensile strength ASTM D 2671 >=8.5MPa
Elongation at break ASTM D 2671 >=250%
Elongation at break after aging (250°C/168hrs.) ASTM D 2671 >=200%
Heat shock (300°C/4hrs.) ASTM D 2671 No cracking or dropping
Flexibility ASTM D 412 <=13.8MPa
Flammability ASTM D 2671 Self extinguish in 15 seconds
Volume resistance ASTM D 876 >=109 Ω Cm.
Dielectric strength ASTM D 2671 >=7.9kV/mm
Copper corrosion SAE-AMS-DTL-23053/13 (175°C/16 hrs.) No corrosion

Fluoroelastomer Heat Shrink Tubing Specifications

Expanded ID Size Inches (mm)Maximum Recovered ID After Heating (mm)Minimum Wall Thickness after Heating (mm)Standard Spool Length (feet)
3/8 (9.5) .189 (4.8) .035 (0.90) 100
1/2 (12.7) .252 (6.40) .035 (0.90) 100
5/8 (15.9) .311 (7.90) .042 (1.07) 100
3/4 (19.1) .374 (9.5) .042 (1.07) 100
7/8 (22.0) .433 (11.0) .049 (1.25) 100
1 (25.4) .500 (12.7) .049 (1.25) 100
1 1/4 (31.8) .618 (15.7) .055 (1.40) 100
1 1/2 (38.1) .748 (19.0) .055 (1.40) 100
2 (50.8) 1.0 (25.4) .065 (1.65) 100

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