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Ben-Har® Ex-Flex™ 1500

Electrical Sleeving & Tubing

Ben-Har® Ex-Flex™ 1500 is a braided fiberglass sleeving, with a 1/32” heavy wall, which is heat treated and saturated to prevent end fray and increase ease of handling.  This product was developed to meet end fray resistance needs of most assembly operations and for high temperature applications where ordinary film varnish and impregnants cannot be used.  If subsequent service or accidental temperatures exceed 240°C, the saturant will gradually volatize without toxic or excessive fumes or smoke.

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Features

  • Heavy wall (1/32”)
  • Withstands normal assembly handling, cut-through and mechanical stress without loss of insulating capability
  • Performance is determined by wall thickness
  • Excellent fray resistance
  • Excellent low temperature flexibility

Download Ben-Har® Ex-Flex™ 1500 Datasheet

Suggested Application

Ben-Har® Ex-Flex™ should be considered where assembly conditions or color requirements dictate use of fray retarding or pigment saturant.  Ex-Flex™ 1500 provides space factor insulation of about 1,500 volts.  Designed to meet UL and CSA requirements in two appliance applications, Ex-Flex™ 1500 construction offers higher electrical and thermal performance as primary and supplementary insulation for leads, heater cord, resistance wire and wire harness assemblies.

DISCLAIMER

The suggested application is provided by Atkins & Pearce merely as an additional tool to assist the customer in making an appropriate electrical sleeving and tubing selection. This is only provided to serve as suggestions of electrical sleeving and tubing that may be appropriate based on certain criteria and should not be relied upon as determinative or as a substitute for customer testing.

Many variables exist in an electrical sleeving or tubing’s flexibilities, resistances, and treatment. Final electrical product selection should always be confirmed through the customer’s own testing process to determine if a particular product is the correct choice for a particular system. Atkins & Pearce is not responsible for selections made by the customer using any of the reference material provided. For optimal performance in specific systems, we strongly recommend that customers conduct exhaustive electrical tests in their own lab and consider retaining samples for their future internal reference. The importance of electrical product testing and data validation cannot be overstated.

As the customer, you and your company are responsible for appropriately testing all Atkins & Pearce electrical sleeving and/or tubing used in your application and for making the final selection based upon meeting appropriate safety and electrical standards. Atkins & Pearce makes no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, at law or in equity, in respect of the information provided, including, without limitation, with respect to merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, which representations or warranties are hereby expressly disclaimed.

Size

20 AWG, 18 AWG, 16 AWG, 14 AWG, 12 AWG, 11 AWG, 10 AWG, 9 AWG, 8 AWG, 7 AWG, 6 AWG, 5 AWG, 4 AWG, 3 AWG, 2 AWG, 1 AWG, 0 AWG, 3/8"

Color

Black, Natural

Sizes Available

Inside Diameter
Size Nominal I.D. (Inches) Minimum (in/mm) Maximum (in/mm) Standard Spool Length (Feet)
20 AWG 0.034" 0.032 (0.81) 0.039 (0.99) 1000'
18 AWG 0.042" 0.040 (1.02) 0.049 (1.25) 1000'
16 AWG 0.053" 0.051 (1.30) 0.061 (1.55) 1000'
14 AWG 0.066" 0.064 (1.63) 0.074 (1.88) 1000'
12 AWG 0.085" 0.081 (2.06) 0.091 (2.31) 500'
11 AWG 0.095" 0.091 (2.31) 0.101 (2.60) 500'
10 AWG 0.106" 0.102 (2.60) 0.112 (2.80) 500'
9 AWG 0.118" 0.114 (2.90) 0.124 (3.20) 500'
8 AWG 0.133" 0.129 (3.30) 0.141 (3.60) 500'
7 AWG 0.148" 0.144 (3.70) 0.158 (4.00) 500'
6 AWG 0.166" 0.162 (4.10) 0.178 (4.50) 500'
5 AWG 0.186" 0.182 (4.60) 0.198 (5.00) 250'
4 AWG 0.208" 0.204 (5.20) 0.224 (5.70) 250'
3 AWG 0.234" 0.229 (5.80) 0.249 (6.30) 250'
2 AWG 0.263" 0.258 (6.60) 0.278 (7.10) 250'
1 AWG 0.294" 0.289 (7.30) 0.311 (7.90) 250'
0 AWG 0.330" 0.325 (8.30) 0.347 (8.80) 250'
3/8" 0.375" 0.375 (9.50) 0.399 (10.10) 100'

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