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Printashrink CPF/FR3

Printashrink CPF/FR3 is a commercial grade 3:1 shrink ratio heatshrink polyolefin with a working temperature of 135°C. It is a UL approved, fire retardant sleeve able to accommodate difficult or irregular shapes is readily available in a number of colours and sizes up to 39mm ID and can be cut and printed as required.

This flexible 3:1 heatshrink polyolefin sleeve is perfect for commercial applications where a 135°C working temperature is needed to cover irregularly shaped pieces or pass over larger components. The higher shrink ratio also allows any one supplied diameter to fit a greater range of different sized applications. It is both UL and CSA approved and has excellent electrical, chemical and physical properties. We offer our full range of printing and cutting services on this high quality, commercial sleeve making it perfect for identification, branding and marking requirements.

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Technical Data

  • Shrink Ratio: 3:1
  • Shrink Temperature" 100°C
  • Operating Temperature -55°C - +135°C
  • Flame Retardant: Yes (except clear)
  • Colours: Black, Clear, Other colours available upon request
  • Sizes: 1.5/0.5 → 39/13
  • Packing: Reels, mini-reels, mini-packs, cut to length, kits, cut sleeves
  • Print: Yes, full range of text and logos in all colours
  • Approvals: AMS-DTL-23053/5 DEF STAN 59-97 VG 95343 Pt5, UL 224 VW1 600V 125C, CSA 600V 125°C, RoHS compliant
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Properties Typical Values Test Methods
General
Operating Temperature -55°C - +135°C
Shrink temperature 100°C
Shrink Ratio 3:1
Physical
Tensile Strength 10MPa min. ISO 37
Ultimate elongation 250% min ISO 37
Specific gravity 1.35 max ISO 1183
Water absorption 0.5% max ISO 62
Thermal
Flammability Pass (except clear) ASTM D876
Heat shock (4hrs) No dripping, cracking or flowing ASTM D2671
Low temperature flexibility (4hrs @ -55°C) No cracking ASTM D876
Heat ageing (168hrs) @ 175°C elongation 150% max ISO 188 & 37
Electrical
Dielectric strength 20kV/mm min IEC 243
Chemical
Copper corrosion No corrosion ASTM D2671
Fluid resistance Gasoline, hydraulic fluid, lubricating oil, tensile 10MPa max, elongation 200% max ISO 1817 & 37
Fungus resistance Tensile 10MPa max, elongation 250% max ISO 846 & 37
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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.