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Heat Shrink Tubing Selection Guide

MIL Spec Type Class Information RDSNumber
M 23053/1 Chlorinated Polyolefin
(Formerly Modified Neoprene)
1
2
-550 C to + 900 C
-700C to +1210C
R10
R10
M 23053/2 Polyvinyl Chloride
PVC
1
2
Flexible Cross Linked
Not Cross Linked
V
H105
M 23053/3 Polyvinyl Chloride
PVC
1
2
Semi-rigid Cross Linked
Not Cross Linked
 
M 23053/4 Dual Wall Polyolefin 1
2
3
Semi-rigid - Melt Liner
Flexible – Glue Lined 2:1
Flexible – Glue Lined 3:1
W5DL
O2B2
W3B2
M 23053/5 Flexible Polyolefin
Over-Expanded
1
1
2
3
Flame Retardant - Colors
4:1 Shrink Ratio
Not Flame Retardant - Clear Only
Highly Flame Retardant – Colors
B2
B2(4XC)
A2
B2
M 23053/6 Semi-rigid Polyolefin 1
2
Flame Retardant - Colors
Not Flame Retardant - Clear
B8
D
M 23053/7 ‘Mylar’
Polyethylene Terephthalate
1
2
Longitudinal Seam
Spiral Wound

T/07
M 23053/8 ‘Kynar’
Polyvinylidene Fluoride
  Semi-rigid K
M 23053/9 Fluorosilicone   Specification Cancelled  
M 23053/10 Silicone Rubber   Flexible T/10
M 23053/11 FEP
Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene
1
2
1.3 to 1.0 Shrink Ratio
1.67 to 1.0 Shrink Ratio
T/11
T/11
M 23053/12 TFE [PTFE]
PolyTetraFluoroEthylene
1
2
3
4
5
Heavy Wall 2:1 Shrink Ratio
Standard Wall 2:1 Shrink Ratio
Thin Wall 2:1 Shrink Ratio
Light Wall 2:1 Shrink Ratio
Fractional 4:1 Shrink Ratio
T/12
T/12
T/12
T/12
T/12
M 23053/13 ‘Viton’ ®
Fluoroelastomer
  Flexible, High temperature[200oC], solvent resistant.
-- Clear --
FE3
KH200
M 23053/14 ‘Tefzel’ ®
EFTE
  Translucent white/Transparent blue -100oC
to 150oC
T/14
M 23053/15 Heavy Wall Polyolefin
Adhesive Lined
1
2
.155” Wall
.100” Wall
T/15
T/15 CL2
M 23053/16 Elastomeric Polyolefin     TDR25
M 23053/17 Flame Retardant Translucent
Polyolefin
1
2
Standard Wall
Thin Wall
 
M 23053/18 Modified Fluoropolymer
Thin Wall
1
2
3
Flexible -550C - +1750C
Flexible Black or White Only
Extremely Flexible -550C - +1500C
(900 Shrink Temperature)
K2
T/18
K3