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Why is Heat Shrink Tubing Used for Electrical Applications?

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If you’re an electrician, you probably know what heat shrink tubing is. If not, this is the blog post for you. Heat shrink tubing, in a nutshell, is a shrinkable tube that can be made out of some some sort of plastic or a fluoropolymer. Fluoropolymers are flurocarbon-based polymers. If you are looking for the best material out there for strength, UV resistance, and chemical inertness, fluoropolymers are the way to go. Heat shrink tubing can be made out of nylon as well. Learn more: