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SR

SR silicone rubber sleeving is a highly elastic, flexible, high and low temperature resistant tubing with excellent ageing characteristics. Bore sizes 0.5mm to 25mm with a 0.5mm wall thickness and a wide variety of colours including neon and metallic are standard. Bespoke diameters, wall thicknesses, colours and different curings also available as are cutting and printing services.

Silicone rubber hose is available with bores of 0.2mm up to 200mm. It is extremely useful for cable harnessing because of its high elasticity and flexibility. Micro bore sizes are commonly used on electrical applications, mid-range sizes for liquids and powders in the food processing and pharmaceutical sectors, and the largest sizes for dielectric tubing and hot air ducting. Silicone rubber is valued for its strength, hygienic properties, longevity of life, flexibility and translucency (where applicable). We can supply Water Council and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved materials for use specifically within hygiene-critical applications. We also offer methanol resistant and anti-bacterial grades, platinum (non-yellowing) and peroxide curing and varying hardnesses.

Technical Data

  • Operating Temperature -40°C-+200°C
  • Colours: Full range of colours incl metallics and neon
  • Sizes: 0.5 → 25
  • Packing: Coils, cut to length, cut sleeves
  • Print: Yes, text and logos subject to testing
  • Approvals: FDA, BDR approved, RoHS compliant
  • Applications / Industries:

Properties Typical Values Test Methods
General
Operating Temperature -40°C-+200°C
Physical
Tensile Strength 10.3N/mm³
Ultimate elongation 600% DIN 53 504 S1
Specific gravity 1.15 g/cm³ DIN EN ISO 1183-1A
Hardness Shore A 60 (others hardnesses available) DIN 53 505
UV Resistance Excellent resistance to UV and ozone
Tear Resistance 25/mm² ASTM D 624 B
Impact Resistance 60% DIN 53 512
Compression Set 20% DIN ISO 815-B (22h/175°C)
Electrical
Dielectric strength 20kV/mm
Chemical
Fungus resistance Excellent
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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.