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Harnessing Tubing

TE's general purpose Raychem military harnessing tubing was specifically designed for aerospace and military platforms, where fluid resistance and flexibility at ambient and elevated temperatures are required.

Design and create cost effective custom harnesses. TE offers a variety of high performance heat shrinkable tubing products designed to meet harsh environments required by most ruggedized harness designs. The Raychem brand offers 50 years of experience in manufacturing products for the aerospace and military markets. These products include tubings that survive exposure to temperatures in excess of 200°C. The use of Raychem harnessing tubing allows simple design and cost effective custom harnesses.

 

200C

RW-200 operating temperature

2:1

Shrink ratio for Harnessing tubing

23053

AMS-DTL 23053/1, /10, /13, and /16

Harnessing Tubing

  Product Operating Temperature oC Description
Elastomers DR-25 -75 to 150 Diesel-resistant elastomer
  NT -55 to 90 Flexible general-purpose modified elastomer
  NT-MIL -70 to 121 Flexible rugged modified elastomer
  NTFR -70 to 121 Very flexible rugged neoprene
  RW-200 -40 to 200 High-temperature fluoroelastomer
  RW-200-E -55 to 200 High-temperature fluoroelastomer
  SFR -75 to 180 Very flexible silicone - Black 
  SRFR -75 to 200 Very flexible silicone rubber - Gray 
Fluoropolymers RT555 -65 to 200 High-performance fluoropolymer 
  RT-770 -55 to 125 CBRN tubing 
  RT-780 -55 to 175 CBRN tubing 
  RT-790 -55 to 200 CBRN tubing 

See catalog above for more details 

DR-25

Flexible, Chemical-and-Abrasion Resistant

Specially formulated for optimum high-temperature fluid resistance, and long term heat resistance. Resistant to aviation and diesel fuels, hydraulic fluids and lubricating oils. 

 

Operating temperature range 

  • -75oC to 150o

 

Specifications

  • AMS-DTL-23053/16
  • VG95343 Part 5 Type D
  • VDE 0341/Pt 9005
  • Def Stan 59-97 Issue 3 Type 6B
  • BS 4G-198 Part 3 10A

 

Mil Spec No.  Size

Inside Diameter Min

Expanded as supplied 

Inside Diameter Max

Recovered after heating 

1/8 3.2 (0.125) 1.6 (0.062)
3/16 4.8 (0.187) 2.4 (0.093)
-001 1/4 6.4 (0.250) 3.2 (0.125)
-002 3/8 9.5 (0.375) 4.8 (0.187)
-003 1/2 12.7 (0.500) 6.4 (0.250)
-004 3/4 19.0 (0.748) 9.5 (0.375)
-005 1 25.4 (1.000) 12.7 (0.500)
-006 1 1/2 38.0 (1.500) 19.1 (0.750)
-007 2 51.0 (2.000) 25.4 (1.000)
-008 3 76.0 (3.000) 38.0 (1.500)
-009 4 101.6 (4.000) 50.8 (2.000)

RT555

Fluid-Resistant, Chemical-Resistant, Crosslinked Fluoropolymer Tubing with Extended Temperature Range

Suitable for commercial applications requiring heat resistance (electrical and hydraulic systems near aircraft or automotive engines or in fuel tanks), applications in chemically exposed environments (industrial process equipment in the pulp and paper, steel, and chemical industries), and equipment for handling many caustic or dangerous chemicals or inks.  

 

Operating temperature range

  • -65oC to 200oC

 

Specifications: UL rating 

  • Listed for 185oC for 100,000-hr continuous use (File E85381)
  • Listed for 200oC for 40,000-hr cumulative intermittent exposure 

 

Size

Inside diameter

Min expanded as supplied

Inside diameter

Max recovered after heating

1/8 3.18 (0.125) 1.57 (0.062)
3/16 4.75 (0.187) 2.36 (0.093)
1/4 6.35 (0.250) 3.18 (0.125)
3/8 9.53 (0.375) 4.75 (0.187)
1/2  12.70 (0.500) 6.35 (0.250)
5/8 15.88 (0.625) 7.95 (0.313)
3/4 19.05 (0.750) 9.53 (0.375)
1 25.40 (1.000) 12.70 (0.500)
1 1/4 31.75 (1.250) 15.88 (0.625)
1 1/2 38.10 (1.500) 19.05 (0.750)
2 50.80 (2.000) 25.40 (1.000)

RW-200 and RW-200-E

Chemical-Resistant, High-Temperature

Raychem brand premium heat shrinkable tubing is fabricated from modified, crosslinked fluroelastomeric materials designed for a wide range of applications.  

 

Operating Temperature 

  • RW-200        -40oC to 200oC
  • RW-200-E    -55oC to 200o

 

Specifications

RW-200           

  • AMS-DTL-23053/13

 

RW-200-E       

  • VG 95343 Part 5 Type E
  • Def. Stan, 59-97 Issue 3 Type 4A
  • VDE 0341/Pt9005
  • BS 4G-198 Part 3 12A 

 

Mil Spec No.  Size

Inside Diameter

Min expanded as supplied

Inside Diameter

Max recovered after heating 

-012 1/8 3.2 (0.125) 1.6 (0.062)
-001 3/16 4.8 (0.187) 2.4 (0.093)
-002 1/4 6.4 (0.250) 3.2 (0.125)
-003 3/8 9.5 (0.375) 4.8 (0.187)
-004 1/2 12.7 (0.500) 6.4 (0.250)
-005 5/8 15.9 (0.625) 7.9 (0.312)
-006 3/4 19.1 (0.750) 9.5 (0.375)
-007 7/8 22.2 (0.875) 11.1 (0.437)
-008 1 25.4 (1.000) 12.7 (0.500)
-009 1 1/4 31.8 (1.250) 15.9 (0.625)
-010 1 1/2 38.1 (1.500) 19.1 (0.750)
-011 2 50.8 (2.000) 25.4 (1.000)

Features

  • Heat shrinkability
  • High temperature materials  
  • Excellent insulation property 

Benefits

  • Few sizes covers a large range of wire diameters
  • Enabling the design of harnesses for harsh environments.  
  • Provides insulation from damaged wires. 

Applications

  • Military 
  • Aerospace 
  • Ground vehicles 
  • Offshore  
  • Launch pads
  • Space vehicles