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Why Use Heat-Shrinkable Tubing

Heat shrinkable tubing has many different uses ranging from insulating wires, providing abrasion resistance and environmental isolation / protection.

It is also used for fluid transfer applications, mechanical joint connections, identification, and aesthetics as well as many other uses. 

The two basic categories of heat shrink tubing can offer the following benefits:

  • Single wall
    • Strain relief
    • Identification
    • Insulation
    • Bundling
    • Mechanical protection (abrasion, flexing, vibration, cut through, etc.)
    • Cosmetic
  • Dual wall
    • All of the above plus seal & encapsulate

There are many uses for heat shrinkable tubing. Give us a call to help you select the best material for your application.




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