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Flex-Tuff

Flex-Tuff is a heavy-duty open weave construction that allows for complete drainage while preventing condensations and providing dissipation of both heat and moisture. This sleeving is ideal for use in industrial hoses, harnesses, and cable assemblies that are exposed to excessive abrasion applications. It is rated to 150°C and has excellent resistance to hydrocarbons, common automotive oils and fuels, aromatic solvents, and refrigerants.

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Features

  • Offers heavy-duty protection ideal for highly abrasive applications.
  • Operating Temperature: -70°C to 150°C.
  • Excellent resistance to hydrocarbons, common automotive oils and fuels, aromatic solvents, and refrigerants.
  • REACH and RoHS Compliant
  • Open weave construction allows for heat and moisture dissipation.
  • UL Temperature Approved

Download Flex-Tuff Datasheet

Testing Data

Property Test Result/Value
MONOFILAMENT DIAMETER ASTM D-204 0.019 IN. X 0.060 IN. NYLON MONOFILAMENT
TENSILE STRENGTH ASTM D-2256 19 LBS.
SPECIFIC GRAVITY ASTM D-792 1.12
MOISTURE ABSORPTION ASTM D-570 2.50%
ABRASION SAE ARP 1536A MIN 45,000 Cycles
SMOKE ASTM E-662 56
LIMITING OXYGEN INDEX ASTM D-2863 22
TML ASTM E-595 AT 10-5 TORR 1.10%
CVCM ASTM E-595 AT 10-5 TORR 0.01%
WVR ASTM E-595 AT 10-5 TORR 0.69%

       

Temperature Scale

Description Temperature
MELT POINT 482°F (250°C)
MAXIMUM CONTINUOUS 257°F (125°C)
MINIMUM CONTINUOUS -94°F (-70°C)

                                       

Chemical Resistance

Chemical Resistance Chart for Flex-tuff

Color

Aqua, Beige, Blue, Brown, Clear, Dark Purple, Fluorescent Blue, Gray, Green, Hot Pink, Light Gray, Orange, Purple, Rocket Red, Signal Green, Sunshine Yellow, White, Black, Red, Yellow

Size

3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1", 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 1-3/4", 2", 3", 3-1/2"

Sizes Available

Nominal ID (Inches) Expansion Range (Inches) Standard Spool Length (Feet)
Minimum Maximum
3/8" 1/4" 1/2" 1,100
1/2" 3/8" 5/8" 550
3/4" 5/8" 1" 550
1" 7/8" 1-1/4" 575
1-1/4" 1" 1-1/2" 575
1-1/2" 1-1/4" 1-3/4" 275
1-3/4' 1-1/2" 2" 250
2" 1-3/4" 2-1/2" 275
3" 2-1/4" 3-1/2" 275
3-1/2" 2-3/4" 4-1/4" 250
 

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