Aramid Armor® Extreme Duty Expandable Cable Sleeving

Protects Sensitive Cables and Hoses in Virtually Any Environment

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What's special about this heavy duty braided sleeving?

  • Woven from aramid fibers, this sleeving is 5 times stronger than steel for superior cable protection
  • Remains very flexible despite its strength, ensuring easy routing around bends
  • Expands up to 85% to accept large connectors or otherwise irregularly shaped assemblies
  • Resists acids, fuels, solvents, fire and cutting for high performance in the most brutal of environments
  • Ideal for use in marine, military, aerospace, and many other applications
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Aramid Armor® Heavy Duty Cable Sleeving resists abrasion, cutting, chemicals, and high heat for superior performance in a plethora of applications. Despite its strength, Aramid Armor is very flexible and will have no problem conforming to the curves of your application, whether it's under the hood of a HMMV or behind the cockpit of a commercial airliner.


Nominal Max
Mini Spools
TX-KVX025-MS 1/4" 3/8" 50 ft. (15.24 m) 0.845 lb (0.38 kg)
TX-KVX050-MS 1/2" 1" 50 ft. (15.24 m) 1.61 lb (0.73 kg)
TX-KVX100-MS 1" 1 3/4" 25 ft. (7.62 m) 1.19 lb (0.53 kg)
TX-KVX125-MS 1-1/4" 2" 25 ft. (7.62 m) 1.395 lb (0.63 kg)
Bulk Spools
TX-KVX025-BS 1/4" 3/8" 500 ft. (152.4 m) 6.76 lb (3.06 kg)
TX-KVX050-BS 1/2" 1" 250 ft. (76.2 m) 8.05 lb (3.65 kg)
TX-KVX100-BS 1" 1 3/4" 200 ft. (60.96 m) 9.52 lb (4.31 kg)

Please note that Aramid Armor is degraded by ultraviolet light. Do not store in direct sunlight. Fluoescent lighting will cause discoloration, but will not affect fiber mechanical properties.


Kevlar Shears

TX-SHR0228-AS Economy Kevlar Shears:
Designed for occasional use of aramid fibers
1 oz (28.35g)
KEVLARSCI Heavy Duty Kevlar Shears:
Provides years of high-volume cutting of aramid fibers
0.625 lb (0.28 kg)
  • Lightweight construction makes for easy handling and will not weigh down harnesses in weight sensitive applications
  • Ample dampening properties make this sleeving great for vibrating applications such as locomotive and automotive
  • High tensile strength prevents damage when pulled or stretched
  • This sleeving may only be cut using Kevlar scissors
Physical Properties
Monofilament Thickness ASTM D-204
Recommended Cutters Kevlar Shears
Tensile Strength 39 lbs (173 N) per ASTM D-2265
Abrasion Resistance Medium
Specific Gravity 1.44
Moisture Absorption ASTM D-570
Hard Vacuum Data
TML 3.13
CVCM 0.19
WVR 1.76
Smoke D-Max ASTM E-662
Outgassing High
Oxygen Index 29 per ASTM D-2863
Minimum Continuous -274°F to 320°F (-170°C to 160°C)
Melt Melt-proof per ASTM D-2117
Chemical Resistance
Aromatic Solvents 2
Chlorinated Solvents 2
Strong Bases 2
Hydraulic Fluid 1 per MIL-H-5606
De-Icing Fluid 1 per MIL-A-8243
Strong Oxidants 2
UV Light 4
Fungus 2 per ASTM G-21
Alipahtic Solvents 2
Weak Bases 1
Salt Water 1 per O-S-1926
Lubricating Oil 1 per MIL-A-8243
Strong Acids 2
Esters/Keytones 2
Petroleum 1
Salts 1
Halogen Free Yes
RoHS Yes





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