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LSF

LSF is a limited fire hazard, non-toxic, halogen-free non-shrink sleeve with an operating temperature of -20°C-+90°C. It is ideal for applications where smoke and fume emissions must be minimised. It is available in a full range of colours and sizes and can be cut and printed as required.

This limited fire hazard (LSF) tubing is zero halogen, low smoke and low toxicity. It is a flexible jacket used in wire and cable harnessing where smoke and fume emissions must be minimised such as in Mass Transit applications. It is supplied in a similar wide range of sizes and colours as PVC sleeving eg. with a 0.5mm nominal wall, and in many colours including green/yellow for earth as standard. This means it is ideal for requirements where conventional PVC tubing is considered unsuitable. Bespoke sizes, wall thicknesses and colours are available on enquiry.

Technical Data

  • Operating Temperature -20°C-+90°C
  • Flame Retardant: Halogen free, low smoke
  • Colours: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Yellow, Grey, Red, White, Green / Yellow
  • Sizes: 1.5 → 15
  • Packing: Coils, reels, cut to length, cut sleeves
  • Print: Yes, full range of text and logos
  • Approvals: Din/VDE 0207, BS6724, RoHS compliant
  • Applications / Industries:

Properties Typical Values Test Methods
General
Operating Temperature -20°C-+90°C Din/VDE 0207, BS6724, RoHS compliant
Physical
Tensile Strength 15MPa
Ultimate elongation 163%
Density 1.48
Thermal
Flammability Passes vertical burn test , halogen-free UL 1581
Heat ageing (168hrs) for 7 days, tensile 16.5MPa, elongation 140%
Limited Oxygen Index 37% ISO 4589-2
Electrical
Insulation Resistance 10¹²Ohm/cm
Voltage rating 300V & 600V
Chemical
Smoke Density Pass ASTM E-662
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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.