Product News: Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Expandable, Braided Polyester Sleeves protect wires and cables.

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April 21, 2010 - Intended for mechanical protection of wire and cables, Versaflex polyester sleeves offer flexibility and strength via braided design that allows for expansion and contraction while retaining tension. Cold-applied, RoHS-compliant products conform to irregularly shaped products or substrates without need to heat shrink, do not retain heat or moisture, and are resistant to abrasion. Offering includes flame-retardant and non flame-retardant versions, both available in multiple sizes.

TE Connectivity Ltd.

1050 Westlakes Dr., Berwyn, PA, 19312, USA

Original Press Release

Expandable, Braided Polyester Sleeves Now Available in North America

Press release date: March 31, 2010

Tyco Electronics' Versaflex polyester sleeves for mechanical protection of wire and cables have been launched in North America. The sleeves are competitively priced and offer extreme flexibility and strength through a braided design that allows for easy expansion and contraction of the sleeves while retaining tension.

Product Features

  • Expands and contracts to cover a variety of substrates
  • Lightweight
  • Flexible
  • Flame-retardant version available
  • Product is cold applied

    Applications

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Rail
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Marine

    HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Tyco Electronics Versaflex polyester sleeves for mechanical protection of wire and cables have been launched in North America. The sleeves are competitively priced and offer extreme flexibility and strength through a braided design that allows for easy expansion and contraction of the sleeves while retaining tension.

    The RoHS-compliant product line easily conforms to irregularly shaped products or substrates without the need to heat-shrink. The sleeves do not retain heat or moisture and offer resistance to abrasion. Specific applications include cable bundling and protection of wire harnesses and hoses in the industrial, commercial and rail industries.

    Product offering includes flame-retardant and non-flame retardant versions, which are both available in multiple sizes. The flame-retardant version meets UL VW-1 flammability requirements.

    For more information on the product, contact Tyco Electronics' Product Information Center at http://www.tycoelectronics.com/help

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