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FEP 1.6:1 Heat Shrink Tubing

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Material Properties
Zeus FEP 1.6:1 heat shrink tubing provides a tight, protective covering for wires or other critical components subjected to extremes of heat, corrosion, shock, moisture or other acute environmental conditions. All heat shrink tubing comes in its expanded state, but a brief application of heat allows the tubing to mold itself around intricate and irregular shapes to create a snug, seamless covering. The use of heat shrink tubing extends the life of the items it covers and supports effective performance. FEP is resistant to most chemicals except molten alkali metals, fluorine (gas) and some other halogen complexes. It also has excellent dielectric strength. FEP heat shrink is sometimes a preferred choice over PTFE, particularly in medical device applications, because of its lower shrink temperature (400 degrees) and its ability to be sterilized. Compared to PFA, FEP offers greater flexibility, optical clarity, and high lubricity.

Markets & Applications ▼
FEP heat shrink tubing serves critical functions in several industries including:
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Fluid transfer
  • Fiber Optics
  • Medical
  • Optical
Polymers are used increasingly in aircraft design due to their exceptional characteristics for volatile environments. In addition this material is cost-efficient and lightweight. Heat shrink products are used in wire harness, encapsulation, insulation and catheter manufacturing aid applications. They provide seamless coverings to composite forming mandrels. They are also used for fiber optic, hydraulic, wire coating, and sealing solutions. Please contact us for more information regarding the appropriate products for your application.

Custom Fabrication & Contract Manufacturing ▼
In addition to standard 4-foot lengths are available; Component Supply produces custom lengths precisely fitting the items needing coverage. Our cuts are straight, maintain the integrity of the tubing dimensions, and hold tight tolerances. Minimum quantities may apply depending on current stock. For more custom fabrication information, please contact a Component Supply representative who can inform you of the best options for your specific application.

Quality, Compliance, & Regulatory ▼
Please see below for applicable standards and available statements regarding regulatory requirements.
  • RoHS Compliance Statements
  • RoHS Compliance Statement
  • AS23053/11
  • UL 94 V-0 flammability rated
Compliance statements are available upon request at the time of order.

Related Products & Technical Information ▼
Zeus FEP 1.6:1 Heat Shrink Tubing
Part Number AWG Size Min. Expanded ID Recovered ID Recovered Wall* Price/4ft Price/*-48
SM16T-0093 3/32 0.093 0.056 0.008 +/-0.003 $20.16
SM16T-0125 1/8 0.125 0.075 0.010 +/-0.003 17.88
SM16T-0188 3/16 0.188 0.115 0.010 +/-0.003 17.88
SM16T-0250 1/4 0.250 0.150 0.010 +/-0.003 16.20
SM16T-0375 3/8 0.375 0.225 0.012 +/-0.003 24.72
SM16T-0500 1/2 0.500 0.300 0.015 +/-0.004 35.76
SM16T-0750 3/4 0.750 0.450 0.020 +/-0.004 59.28
SM16T-1000 1 1.00 0.60 0.025 +/-0.005 100.68
SM16T-1500 1-1/2 1.50 0.90 0.030 +/-0.005 135.00
SM16T-2000 2 2.00 1.20 0.030 +/-0.005 146.52
*Wall will be less if tubing is restricted during shrinkage.
Minimum quantities may apply depending on stock, call 931-761-4000 or email.