Chemical Resistances of Braided Sleeving

To Braided Sleeving

Grades Solvents Weak Bases Salts Strong Bases
Aromatic Aliphatic Chlorinated
Insultherm 1 1 1 1 1 1
PET Standard 2 1 3 1 1 2
Heavy Wall 2 1 3 1 1 2
Flame Retardant 2 1 3 1 1 2
Halar® 1 1 1 1 1 1
Fray Resistant 2 1 3 1 1 2
Fray Resistant(FR) 2 1 3 1 1 2
PET Wrap 2 1 3 1 1 2
PET Wrap(FR) 2 1 3 1 1 2
Flexo Super Duty 1 1 1 1 1 2
Teflon® 1 1 1 1 1 1
Ryton®   1   1 1  
Nylon® 1 1 1 1 1 2
Nylon Multifilament 1 1 1 1 1 2
Carbon Fiber            
Fiberglass   1   1 1  
Reflex*            
Mylar*            
Nomex - - - - - 1
Non-Skid - - - - - -
Kevlar 2 2 2 1 1 2
Thermashield - - - - - -
Insultherm Header Wrap n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Insultherm Spark Plug Boot Insulators - 1 - 1 1 -
Dura-Flex Professional 1 1 1 1 1 2
Test Method
Standard
1=No Effect  2=Little Effect  3=Affected  4=More Affected  5=Severely Affected

 

Grades Salt Water Hydraulic Fluid Lube Oil De-lce Fluid Strong Acids Strong Oxidants Esters Keytones UV Light Petroleum Fungus
Insultherm 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1
PET Standard 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 1
Heavy Wall 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 1
Flame Retardant 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 1
Halar® 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Fray Resistant 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 1
Fray Resistant(FR) 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 1
FireFlex Aerospace and Industrial Fire Resistant Fiberglass Cable Sleeves 1 1 1 1 - - - 1 1 -
PET Wrap 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 1
PET Wrap(FR) 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 1
Flexo Super Duty 1 1 1 1 5 5 1 2 3 2
Teflon® 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Ryton® 1 1 1 1     1 1 1 1
Nylon® 1 1 1 1 5 5     3 2
Nylon Multifilament 1 1 1 1 5 5 1 2 2 3
Carbon Fiber                    
Fiberglass 1 1 1 1   2 1 2 1 1
Reflex*                    
Mylar*                    
Kevlar 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 4 1 2
Nomex - - - - 2 2 - 3 1  
Non-Skid - 1 1 1 - - - - 1  
Thermashield 1 1 1 1 - - - 1 1  
Insultherm Header Wrap n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Insultherm Spark Plug Boot Insulators 1 1 1 1 - 2 1 2 1  
Dura-Flex Professional 1 1 1 1 5 5 1 2 3 2
Test Method
Standard
O-S-1926 MIL-H-5606 MIL-L-7808 MIL-A-8243           ASTM G-21*

 

* Customer must test for application suitability

Grades Automotive Aviation Marine A/V Wire & Cable Industrial Robotics Military Racing Computers
PET Standard *   * * * * * * * *
Heavy Wall     * * * * * * *  
Flame Retardant   *   * *   * * * *
Halar®   *   * *     * * *
Fray Resistant *   * * * *   * * *
Fray Resistant(FR)   *   * *   * * * *
PET Wrap *   * * * *   * * *
PET Wrap(FR)   *   * *   * * * *
Teflon®   *   *     *> * *  
Ryton®   *           * *  
Nylon® *       * * * * *  
Nylon Multifilament * *       * * * *  
Carbon Fiber                    
Fiberglass * * *     * * * *  
Reflex*                    
Mylar*                    
Kevlar * * *   *     *    
Dura-Flex Professional                    
Test Method
Standard
                   

* MIL-1-7444, MIL-STD 810 / #508, MIL-E-5272, MIL-1-631

 

Grades Outgassing Oxygen Index Specific Gravity g/cc Halogen Free
Insultherm low N/A 1.0 - 1.8 y
PET Standard med 21 1.38 y
Heavy Wall med 21 1.38 y
Flame Retardant med 31 1.38 y
Halar® low 64 1.68 y
Fray Resistant med 21 1.38 y
Fray Resistant (FR) med 31 1.38 y
PET Wrap med 23 1.38 y
PET Wrap (FR) med 31 1.38 y
Flexo Super Duty high 22 1.14 y
Teflon® v.low 95 2.10 y
Ryton® low 40 1.37 y
Nylon® high 22 1.14 y
Nylon Multifilament high 22 1.14 y
Carbon Fiber     1.75-1.85  
Fiberglass na     y
Reflex*        
Mylar*        
Kevlar   29 1.44 y
Dura-Flex Professional high 22   y
Insultherm Header Wrap n/a n/a 2.2 - 2.6 y
Test Method
Standard
  ASTM
D-2863
ASTM
D-792
 

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