Special Products

Hot Melt Tape

AHT25

Technical Data

Properties Typical Values
Material (EVA) ethylenevinylacetate
Melting Point (°C) > 95
Operating Temp. (°C) -50 to 105
Thickness (mm) 0.25
Width (mm) 25
Length on roll (m) 50

 

Description

AHT25 is a hot melt tape that melts and flows when heated.

 

Features

  • Excellent environmental seal
  • RoHS compliant
  • Halogen Free
  • Clear / transparent colour

 

Applications

  • Suitable for use with heatshrink and moulds
  • Any application that requires sealing against moisture and dust

Self Amalgamating Tape

ASM18

Technical Data

Properties Typical Values
Electrical resistivity (Ω/cm) 1014
Dielectric power factor (%) 0.3
Dielectric strength (kV) 25
Tensile Strength (kg/mm) 0.2
Elongation at break (%) 600
Thickness (mm) 0.75
Width (mm) 18
Length (Roll) (m) 10

 

Description

ASM18 Self-amalgamating synthetic rubber (polysobutylene) tape is non sticky but bonds to itself within hours. This forms a homogeneous moulding which is waterproof & electrically insulating. To apply, remove the separator film & gently stretch, wrap with a 50% overlap.

 

Features

  • Sealing, insulating & waterproofing
  • Water, ozone & corona resistant
  • Suitable for use in HV & MV applications
  • High dielectric strength
  • Forms stable, long lasting joint
  • Excellent UV resistance
  • For in & outdoor applications

Applications

  • Waterproofing of power cable joints
  • Corrosion protection if wrapped onto metal pipes
  • Temporary repairs to waterhose and pipe leaks
  • Soft non-slip handgrip in sports racquets and bicycles

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Special Products

Mastic Tape

Technical Data

Properties Test Methods Typical Values
AYSM ARAM ABFM/AGFM
Density (g/m³) ASTM D792 1.3 1.2 1.3
Tensile Strength (MPa) ASTM D638 0.1 0.1 0.1
Ultimate elongation (%) ASTM D638 >1000 >1000 > 1000
Dielectric Strength (kV/mm) IEC 250 ≥ 15 ≥ 10 ≥ 15
Dielectric Constant IEC 250 10-15 3 2-3
Volume Resistance (Ω.cm) ASTM D527 109 – 1012 1013 1013
50Hz Loss Factor(tqo) 0.035 0.035 0.035
Service Temp. (max) (°C) -20 to +90 -20 to +90 -40 to +90
Adhesive & self-amalgamation Good Good Good

 

Dimensions

Product Description Size (mm)
AYSM-150 Yellow Stress Relief 1.5 x 25 x150
AYSM-500 Yellow Stress Relief 1.5 x 25 x500
ARAM-500 Red Anti-Track 1.5 x 25 x 500
ARAM-1000 Red Anti-Track 2.5 x 30 x 1000
ABFM-1200 Black Sealing / Filler 2.5 x 35 x 1200
AGFM-1500 Grey Sealing / Filler 2.5 x 35 x 1500

NOTE: Box optional for ABFM & AGFM

Description

 

AYSM

Yellow stress relief void filling mastic is used on connectors and at screen cuts when doing medium voltage(MV) joints and termination installations.
Features include excellent adhesive and sealing capabilities, weather resistance, anti-aging, mildew, chemical resistance and excellent dielectric properties.

 

ARAM

Red anti-track mastic is used in MV termination installations to ensure a watertight seal on breakout boots, anti-track tubing and on lugs.
Features include excellent adhesive and sealing capabilities, weather resistance, anti-aging, mildew, chemical resistance and excellent dielectric properties.

 

ABFM & AGFM

Grey & black butyl self amalgamating sealing mastic is suitable for LV and MV applications. It is used for sealing and waterproofing of electrical installations such as joints and terminations, as well as in telekom installations.
Features include excellent adhesive, sealing, electrical and anti-aging properties and is UV resistance.

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Special Products

Rubber Based Mastic Putty/Tape

ABFMR

Technical Data

Properties Test Methods Typical Values
Tensile Strength (MPa) ASTM D1000 0.1
Ultimate elongation (%) ASTM D1000 ≥ 1000
Dielectric Strength (kV/mm) ASTM D1000 ≥ 15
Dielectric Constant IEC 250 2-3
Insulation Resistance (Ω) ASTM D1000 1 x106
Operating Temp. (°C) -40 to +90
Copper Corrosion None

 

Dimensions

Product Description Size (mm)
ABFMR-1500 Black Void Filling Insulation Putty

3.2 x 38 x 1500

 

Description

ABFMR self amalgamating void filling and insulation putty tape is suitable for use in various low voltage & medium voltage applications. To apply, stretch and wrap (or mould) around the application, 50% overlap is recommended for best results. The product is suitable for sealing and water proofing of electrical installations such as joints and terminations, telekom installations as well as to allow for a smoother finish when applied to an irregular shape.

 

Features

  • Excellent self amalgamating and sealing properties
  • Easy filling of irregular shapes
  • Suitable for use up to 600V
  • Soft and pliable
  • Non corrosive with good ageing properties

 

Applications

  • Moisture block in LV heatshrink joints
  • Preventing moisture from entering MV joints and terminations

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Special Products

Heat Shrinkable Cable End Caps

AEC

Technical Data

Properties Test Methods Typical Values
Operating Temperature (°C) IEC 216 – 55 to 110
Tensile (MPa) ASTM D 638 > 14
Elongation (%) ASTM D 638 > 400
Aged Elongation (%) 150°C x 168hrs > 300
Volume Resistance (Ω.cm) IEC 93 1014
Dielectric Strength (kV/mm) IEC 243 > 15

 

Description

AEC are adhesive lined cross-linked polyolefin end caps. The hot melt adhesive retains flexibility after recovery and ensure a watertight seal when applied to either power or telecom cable ends.

 

Features

  • Shrink Ratio 2 : 1
  • Operating temperature – 55 to 110°C
  • UV stable
  • Flexible water seal
  • Colour – Black
  • Shrink temperature 120°C
  • Adhesive lined

 

Applications

  • Sealing ends of power and telecom cables
  • Capping of hydraulic and pneumatic tubes to prevent ingress of both dust and moisture

Dimensions

Product

Inside Diameter (mm)

Wall Thickness

Recovered (mm)

Cable Diameter (mm)
Supplied Recovered
AEC14/5 14 5 2.0 5 – 12
AEC25/8 25 8 2.3 10 – 20
AEC40/15 40 15 3.0 18 -32
AEC55/26 55 26 3.3 28 – 48
AEC75/36 75 36 3.5 45 – 70
AEC100/50 100 50 4.0 55 – 90
AEC120/60 120 60 4.0 65 – 110
AEC145/60 145 60 4.0

65 – 138

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Special Products

Wrap Around – Cable Repair Sleeve

ACRS

Technical Data

Properties Test Methods Typical Values
Tensile (MPa) UL 224 > 14
Elongation (%) UL 224 > 300
Heat Ageing: Tensile (MPa)
                      : Elongation (%)
UL 224
(135°C x 168 hrs)
> 10
> 150
Water Absorption (%) ISO 62 < 0.15
Eccentricity (%) UL 224 < 30
Mould Resistance ASTM D638 G21 No Growth
ESCR ASTM D 1693 (50°C) No Cracking
Dielectric Strength (kV/mm) ASTM D 2671 > 20
Volume Resistivity ASTM D 257

 

Description

ACRS is a wrap-around sleeve which provides fast and convenient way to repair both power and telecom cables. The hot melt adhesive lining ensures a water proof seal.

 

Features

  • Shrink Ratio 3 : 1
  • Thermochromic heat activated paint
  • Operating temperature – 35 to 105°C
  • Excellent impact and abrasion resistance
  • Excellent environmental crack and UV resistance
  • Colour – Black
  • Minimum shrink temperature 120°C

 

Applications

  • Permanent sheath repairs on both power and telecom cables
  • Temporary repairs to low pressure gas lines
  • Temporary repairs to low pressure water and sewerage pipes

Dimensions

Product Inside Diameter (mm) Wall Thickness Recovered (mm) Standard Length (mm)
Supplied Recovered
ACRS50/15 50 15 3.0 1000
ACRS75/22 75 22 3.2 1000
ACRS105/30 105 30 3.5 1000
ACRS146/38 146 38 3.5 1000
ACRS188/55 188 55 3.5

1000

Eccentricity < 30% as per UL 224
Tolerances on size id’s and wall thickness allow 15% on above values

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Special Products

Expandable Braided Sleeving

NYLON – ABSN

Technical Data

Product Typical Values
Material Polyamide 6.6
Operating Temp. (°C) -60 to 160
Melting Point (°C) 256
Flammability VW-1
Colour Black

 

Description

ABSN Polyamide 6.6 braided sleeving is highly flexible and offers exceptional abrasion resistance. Its uniquely shaped monofilament construction makes this sleeving ideal for use on rough & uneven applications & surfaces.
Nylon also offers a high degree of chemical resistance and is RoHS compliant.

 

Applications

  • Ideal for wire harnesses, cable assemblies, air conditioning pipes,automotive fluid pipes, aerospace and military applications

Dimensions

Product Normal Size Expandable Range Reël
Min Max Length (m)
ABSN3 3 1 6 100
ABSN4 4 3 6 100
ABSN5 5 3 7 100
ABSN6 6 3 9 100
ABSN8 8 5 16 100
ABSN10 10 7 19 100
ABSN12 12 8 24 100
ABSN14 14 9 25 100
ABSN16 16 10 27 100
ABSN20 20 14 30 100
ABSN25 25 18 35 100
ABSN30 30 20 50 100
ABSN35 35 25 55 100
ABSN40 40 30 60 100
ABSN50 50 40 80 100
ABSN60 60 45 95 100

Note  1: All dimensions in mm
llllllllllll2: Normal Size indicates the flat width
llllllllllll3: To prevent fraying use hot knife tool. P/N AHK1

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Special Products

Expandable Braided Sleeving

POLYESTER – ABSP

Technical Data

Product Typical Values
Material Polyester (PET)
Operating Temp. (°C) -50 to 150
Melting Point (°C) 250
Flammability VW-1
Approvals UL, CSA, PFOS, REACH
Colour Black (other colours on request)

 

Description

ABSP Polyester sleeving offers good abrasion resistance and is flame retardant and halogen free. The more loosely woven construction enables the sleeving to expand to almost 1½ times its size and allows easier installation on cables, hoses, bulky connectors & plugs.

 

Applications

  • Bundling of cables/wiring in electronic applications
  • Vehicle Harnesses
  • Protection and bundling of tubing and industrial hoses
  • Panel/Switchboard manufacturing to route and protect cable, especially where movement is required

Dimensions

Product Normal Size Expandable Range Reël
Min Max Length (m)
ABSP3 3 1 6 100
ABSP4 4 3 6 100
ABSP5 5 3 7 100
ABSP6 6 3 9 100
ABSP8 8 5 16 100
ABSP10 10 7 19 100
ABSP12 12 8 24 100
ABSP14 14 9 25 100
ABSP16 16 10 27 100
ABSP20 20 14 30 100
ABSP25 25 18 35 100
ABSP30 30 20 50 100
ABSP35 35 25 55 100
ABSP40 40 30 60 100
ABSP50 50 40 80 100
ABSP60 60 45 95 100

Note  1: All dimensions in mm
llllllllllll2: Normal Size indicates the flat width
llllllllllll3: To prevent fraying use hot knife tool. P/N AHK1

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Special Products

Expandable Braided Sleeving

POLYESTER – HFR

Technical Data

Product Typical Values
Material Polyester
Operating Temp.(°C) -50 to 150
Melting Point (°C) 240 (±10 °C)
Flammability NF F16-101/102 (I3F1)
UL 94 V0
Colour Black

 

Description

HFR Polyester expandable braided sleeving offers a high degree of abrasion resistance and is suitable for applications where excellent flame-retardant properties are required. Its uniquely shaped highly expandable monofilament construction makes this sleeving ideal on installations where long lengths are required and where the sleeves needs to be fitted over larger and more bulky connectors and plugs.

 

Features

  •  Exceptional abrasion resistance  
  • Highly flexible with high expansion properties  
  • Self extinguishing  
  • Manufactured in ISO 9001 / TS16949 certified facility
  •  Meets/complies to UL, CSA, RoHS, PFOS, REACH, Halogen Free

 

Applications

  • Ideal for bundling of cables / wiring especially where movement is required / expected
  • Protection of industrial hoses and automotive fluid pipes
  • Vehicle harnesses
  • Railway, aerospace and military applications

Dimensions

Nominal Size (W) Product Expandable Range Reël Length (m)
Inch mm Min Max
1/8″ 3 AHFR3 1 6 1000
1/4″ 6 AHFR6 3 9 500
5/16″ 8 AHFR8 5 14 350
3/8″ 10 AHFR10 7 17 350
1/2″ 12 AHFR12 8 24 300
5/8″ 16 AHFR16 10 27 250
3/4″ 19 AHFR19 14 30 200
 1″ 25 AHFR25 18 35 200
1-1/4″ 32 AHFR32 20 50 150
1-1/2″ 38 AHFR38 30 60 100
1-3/4″ 45 AHFR45 35 75 100
2″ 50 AHFR50 40 80 100
2-1/2″  64 AHFR64 45 105 100
3″ 76 AHFR76 64 120 100

Note  1: All dimensions in mm
llllllllllll2: Normal Size indicates the flat width
llllllllllll3: To prevent fraying use hot knife tool AHK1

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