Heat-Shrinkable Shapes support smaller connectors.

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Miniature heat-shrinkable molded shapes fit circular connectors and provide effective protection and strain relief. Available in choice of materials, with optional adhesive lining for environmental sealing, molded parts have operating temperature range from -55 to 200 deg C and are installed by heat-shrinking over leads and connectors to apply strain relief to wires down to 2.1 mm dia. Applications include commercial, industrial, autosport, and communications.



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New Line Of Heat-Shrinkable Shapes Supports Smaller Connector Designs



HARRISBURG, Pa., April 5 - Tyco Electronics has launched a new range of miniature heat-shrinkable molded shapes designed to fit smaller circular connectors and provide effective protection and strain relief.

Manufactured in a choice of materials, with the option of an adhesive lining for environmental sealing, these shapes are compatible with the requirements of a wide range of applications in the commercial, industrial, autosport and communications markets.

The new miniature molded parts have a wide operating temperature range from - 55°C to +200°C and are installed by heat-shrinking over leads and connectors to apply permanent strain relief to wires down to 2.1mm diameter. They are lightweight, yet rugged, and provide durable high integrity protection in applications as diverse as audio equipment connectors and the AS style connectors used in autosport.

For more information on Raychem heat-shrinkable products, contact Chris Geddes at +44 (0) 1793 572271 or send e-mail to bizdesk@tycoelectronics.com.

ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS Tyco Electronics is one of the major business units of Tyco International (NYSE: TYC, LSE: TYI, BSE: TYC). Headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, Tyco Electronics is the world's largest passive electronic components manufacturer, and a world leader in cutting-edge wireless technologies, fiber optic active components, and complete power systems. The company has facilities located in 51 countries serving customers in the aerospace, automotive, computer, communications, consumer electronics, industrial and power industries. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology products from over thirty well-known and respected product brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP Netconnect, Buchanan, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems, HTS, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack, Simel and TDI Batteries.

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