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Polyester Wire and Cable Sleeves are abrasion resistant.

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April 14, 2010 - Offered in flame-retardant and non-flame retardant versions in multiple sizes, RoHS-compliant Raychem Versaflex polyester sleeves are suited for cable bundling and protection of wire harnesses and hoses in industrial, commercial, and rail industries. Sleeves conform to irregularly shaped products or substrates without need to heat-shrink, and braided design allows for expansion and contraction of sleeves while retaining tension. Flame-retardant version meets UL VW-1 requirements.

TE Connectivity Ltd.

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

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Expandable, Braided Polyester Sleeves from Tyco Electronics Now Available in North America

Press release date: March 31, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Tyco Electronics' Raychem 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 abrasions. 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 Raychem Versaflex sleeves, contact Tyco Electronics' Product Information Center at http://www.tycoelectronics.com/help

ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS

Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products and undersea telecommunication systems, with fiscal 2009 sales of US$10.3 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems and consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; energy; and lighting. With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at http://www.tycoelectronics.com/.

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