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What Temperature Is Needed For Heat Shrink Tubing?How Much Does Heat Shrink Tubing Shrink

  • Heat shrink tube will start shrink when it heats to 70 degrees, and temperature heat to 125 degrees it will full shrink.      

  • Use a professional air heater, all parts of heat shrink set full shrank just need a few seconds(large sizes will longer).                    

  • Different Shrinkage ratios can be 2:1 and 3:1, before using the heat shrink tube, measure the cable or wire bundle diameter which is after shrink sizes, and use the right size of shrink tube.

What Material Is Heat Shrink Tubing

Heat shrink sleeving and tubing can be divided into PVC heat shrinkable sleeve, PET heat shrinkable sleeve, irradiation crosslinked PE heat shrinkable sleeve, 10kv High-voltage busbar protection heat shrinkable sleeve, 35kV high-voltage busbar protection heat shrinkable sleeve, double rubber wall heat shrinkable sleeve, and wood-like heat shrinkable sleeve.

Heat Shrink Tubing Applications

Engineer use in many situations such as back-end connector sealing, breakouts, and connector-to-cable transitions, it can repair most damaged cable break out without removing connectors, with professional air heater whole process will be finished very fast.    


Homeowners also can use heat shrink tubes in cables like USB, if you find your iPhone lighting cable break out very often, just put the heat shrink tube in the connection position, use a lighter to heat a few seconds, it will full shrink. It will not break out for many years and is good for appearance.

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