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PB/PG

PB/PG is a flexible, zero halogen, 0.22mm PET (polyethylene terethalate) monofilament expandable braided sleeve valued for its mechanical protection, chemical resistance, tensile and strengthening properties. It is available in black and grey, has a continuous operating temperature of -50° – +150°C and comes in 16 sizes ranging from 3mm to 100mm and can be cut as required.

This expandable braided sleeve is ideally suited to a vast range of applications including the mechanical protection and bundling of wire, cables, hoses and flexible pipes in all industries including harsh environments. It is flexible, highly abrasion/cut and chemically resistant and readily expands over irregular shapes and bends before retracting. Being a braided jacket, it also provides lightweight protection that will not trap heat or moisture. Alongside these properties, it is also valued for its ease of application and the fact that few sizes are required to cover a large number of different applications.

Technical Data

  • Operating Temperature -50°C-+ 150°C
  • Flame Retardant: Yes
  • Colours: Black, Grey
  • Sizes: 3 → 100
  • Packing: Reels, mini-reels, mini-packs, cut to length, cut sleeves
  • Approvals: RoHS Compliant, UL approval on request
  • Applications / Industries:

Properties Typical Values Test Methods
General
Operating Temperature -50°C - + 150°C
Short-term peak temperature Up to 220°C
Melt temperature 250°C
Monofilament thickness 0.22mm (0.25mm for 75 & 100mm dia)
Physical
Tensile Strength 100 000psi
Thermal
Flammability Halogen free
Limited Oxygen Index -34%
Chemical
Chemical resistance Resistant to most chemicals including automotive fluids
Fungus resistance Open structure doesn't retain moisture and support mould growth
Toxicity Halogen free
Opacity Low smoke density
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Free Artwork Service

As part of the fully comprehensive print process, we offer a free artwork service for both thermal and hot foil printing. This involves, advising on print suitability, resizing to fit final fitted size and re-ordering information supplied in spreadsheet format according to the sequence of installation or into kits.

To ensure superior print results, it stands to reason that artwork needs to be best quality and this is why we advise on whether artwork is suitable for purpose in terms of fine detail and ornate graphics which may not successfully transfer to smaller sleeves and markers, or where a high shrink rate is required. Furthermore, as heatshrinkable products do not shrink in a uniform manner (transverse and longitudinal shrink ratios differ widely) we resize artwork so that there is a strict correlation between original and final fitted dimensions.

We accept many formats for artwork including, but not limited to, tiff, eps, bmp, jpg, gif and PDF. For jpeg, save your image using the best quality. We use a single colour print system. This means the sleeving and print can be different colours, but the print itself can only be one colour. For best results send your image in black and white with what you would like printed in black. We can then take the image and print it on your selected sleeving in the correct print colour.

We also print from spreadsheets, CSV or text files, .lists or drawings. Where required, we can sort, print and pack according to the sequence of installation.

Complete Cable Identification Solution

With so many cable identification solutions on the market, it can be hard to match these to your specific needs. Printasleeve offers a complete service based on our many years of experience and development in this highly specialised field. We know what works and how to get the best results.

This allows us to offer a fully supported package to get you set up quickly and easily. Whether you are looking to source a complete cable identification package or consumables for an existing one, we will only offer products which have been fully tested by us and in which we have complete confidence. Take advantage of Printasleeve’s over 25 years of printing experience to find the perfect combination for your requirements.