Parker TexLoc Takes The Kinks Out of Heat Shrinking

Ft. Worth, TX - Did you know that Parker TexLoc offers turnkey services for Fluoropolymer Heat Shrink? Even on very difficult applications, such as copper coils, using Parker Texloc as an outsource resource for custom applying of Heat Shrinkable tubing eliminates kinking, wrinkles and ensures consistency every time. In addition, outsourcing reduces scrap and allows you to use the product immediately upon receipt without using additional space in your warehouse for carrying inventory.

Standard heat shrinkable materials include PTFE in 2:1 and 4:1 expansion ratio's and FEP in 1.3/1 and 1.67/1. Both materials have sizes to meet specifications for AMS-DTL-23051 and ASTM D2302. In addition, both materials are FDA and USP Class VI compliant. Sizes range as small as .010" expanded up to 6" expanded.

Specialty heat shrink is also available in PFA and ETFE. All heat shrink products can be supplied with etch on the inside diameter, outside diameter or both for bonding and laser marking is available for identification purposes. In FEP and PFA, long continuous lengths can be produced for electronic and cabling operations.

With annual sales exceeding $12 billion in fiscal year 2011, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 58,000 people in 47 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 55 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's website at, or its investor information website at

With over 30 years of experience in heat shrink development, our engineers aid in the selection of material, material grade and sizing. For more information, please contact:

Janine Kruit, Marketing

Parflex Division / TexLoc

Parker Hannifin Corporation

4700 Lone Star Blvd.

Ft. Worth, Texas 76106

(800) 423-6551

Fax: (800) 438-9562


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