Expandable Braided Sleeving - Black PET

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BS0125BK

What's so special about this expandable sleeving?

  • Expands to almost 3X its size to ensure complete coverage and protection
  • Offers general protection from abrasion, chemicals and temperature for optimal protection
  • Available either by the foot for small jobs or in spools for larger applications
  • Designed to adjust and expand to irregular shapes
  • Keeps its flexibility under a wide range of temperatures
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If you are looking for standard protection and grouping of wires then look no further. This black PET sleeving expands enough to fit over connectors and is very flexible, yet offers resistance to abrasion as well as chemicals. A good choice for use with computer cables (inside and out), hobbies, car assemblies and more.

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Per Foot
While it is normally our policy to supply continuous lengths, some spools are delivered with spliced segments.
If it is absolutely necessary to receive one continuous length, please specify

PART # SIZE EXPANSION RANGE PRICE PER FOOT
BS0125BK 1/8" (3.18mm) 3/32"- 1/4"
(2.38-6.35mm)
Qty:  
BS025BK 1/4" (6.35mm) 1/8" - 7/16"
(3.18-11.11mm)
Qty:  
BS0375BK 3/8" (9.53mm) 3/16" - 5/8"
(4.76-15.88mm)
Qty:  
BS050BK 1/2" (12.7mm) 1/4" - 3/4"
(6.35-19.05mm)
Qty:  
BS075BK 3/4" (19.05mm) 1/2" - 1-1/4"
(12.7-31.75mm)
Qty:  
BS125BK 1-1/4" (31.75mm) 3/4" - 1-3/4"
(19.05-44.45mm)
Qty:  
BS150BK 1-1/2" (38.1mm) 1" - 2-1/2"
(25.4-63.5mm)
Qty:  
BS175BK 1-3/4" (44.45mm) 1-1/4" - 2-3/4"
(31.75-69.85mm)
Qty:  

 

MINI SPOOLS

PART # NOMINAL SIZE EXPANSION RANGE SPOOL LENGTH PRICE / SPOOL
MS0625BK 5/8" (15.88mm) 3/8" - 1"
(9.53-25.4mm)
100'
Qty:  
MS200CM131X 2" (50.8mm) 1-1/2" - 3-1/2"
(38.1-88.9mm)
50'
Qty:  
MS250CM129X 2-1/2" (63.5mm) 1-3/4" - 4-1/2"
(44.45-114.3mm)
50'
Qty:  
MS300CM130X 3" (76.2mm) 2-1/2" - 4-3/4"
(63.5-120.65mm)
50'
Qty:  

 

While it is normally our policy to supply continuous lengths, some spools are delivered with spliced segments.
If it is absolutely necessary to receive one continuous length, please specify

BULK SPOOLS

PART # NOMINAL SIZE EXPANSION RANGE SPOOL LENGTH PRICE / SPOOL
SP0125-BK 1/8" (3.18mm) 3/32"- 1/4"
(2.38-6.35mm)
1,000'
Qty:  
SP025-BK 1/4" (6.35mm) 1/8" - 7/16"
(3.18-11.11mm)
1,000'
Qty:  
SP0375-BK 3/8" (9.53mm) 3/16" - 5/8"
(4.76-15.88mm)
500'
Qty:  
SP050-BK 1/2" (12.7mm) 1/4" - 3/4"
(6.35-19.05mm)
500'
Qty:  
SP0625-BK 5/8" (15.88mm) 3/8" - 1"
(9.53-25.4mm)
500'
Qty:  
SP075-BK 3/4" (19.05mm) 1/2" - 1-1/4"
(12.7-31.75mm)
250'
Qty:  
SP125-BK 1-1/4" (31.75mm) 3/4" - 1-3/4"
(19.05-44.45mm)
250'
Qty:  
SP150-BK 1-1/2" (38.1mm) 1" - 2-1/2"
(25.4-63.5mm)
200'
Qty:  
SP175-BK 1-3/4" (44.45mm) 1-1/4" - 2-3/4"
(31.75-69.85mm)
200'
Qty:  
SP200-BK 2" (50.8mm) 1-1/2" - 3-1/2"
(38.1-88.9mm)
200'
Qty:  
SP250-BK 2-1/2" (63.5mm) 1-3/4" - 4-1/2"
(44.45-114.3mm)
200'
Qty:  
SP300-BK 3" (76.2mm) 2-1/2" - 4-3/4"
(63.5-120.65mm)
100'
Qty:  

Made of polyester, expandable sleeving or braided sleeving, is designed to expand and adjust to irregular shapes to protect cable and wire assemblies. It provides a durable, lightweight protective enclosure for wire bundles, cables, harnesses, and hose assemblies from mechanical damage and environmental hazards.

It is an extremely lightweight, and cost effective product for aerospace, military and communication satellite applications. Expandable sleeving come in many colors, but black and natural are standard colors. Expandable sleeving products are produced from a wide variety of materials. Polyester sleeving possesses good qualities of dielectric, excellent tensile strength softness and elasticity. Our braided sleeving comes in black. Polyester sleeving is widely used as wiring insulation for motor, transformer and electrical machinery. Requires a hot knife to cut to length.

  • Designed to adjust and expand to irregular shapes
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Keeps it's flexibility under a wide range of temperatures
  • Made of polyester

 

Expandable sleeving stays flexible over a wide range of temperatures, adjusting to twisting and flexing without wrinkles, bends or bulges.

Nominal Size Min. Diameter Max. Diameter Expansion Ratio Abrasion
1/8" (3.18mm) 3/32" (2.38mm) 1/4" (6.35mm) 1-3 Good
1/4" (6.35mm) 1/8" (3.18mm) 7/16" (11.11mm) 1-3 Good
3/8" (9.53mm) 3/16" (4.76mm) 5/8" (15.88mm) 1-3 Good
1/2" (12.7mm) 1/4" (6.35mm) 3/4" (19.05mm) 1-3 Good
5/8" (15.88mm) 3/8" (9.53mm) 1" (25.4mm) 1-3 Good
3/4" (19.05mm) 1/2" (12.7mm) 1-1/4" (31.75mm) 1-3 Good
1-1/4" (31.75mm) 3/4" (19.05mm) 1-3/4" (44.45mm) 1-3 Good
1-1/2" (38.1mm) 1" (25.4mm) 2-1/2" (63.5mm) 1-3 Good
1-3/4" (44.45mm) 1-1/4" (31.75mm) 2-3/4" (69.85mm) 1-3 Good
2" (50.8mm) 1-1/2" (38.1mm) 3-1/2" (88.9mm) 1-3 Good
2-1/2" (63.5mm) 1-3/4" (44.45mm) 4-1/2" (114.3mm) 1-3 Good
3" (76.2mm) 2-1/2" (63.5mm) 4-3/4" (120.65mm) 1-3 Good

 

Chemical Resistance Testing Methods
Aromatic Solvents 2 NA
Aliphatic Solvents 1 NA
Chlorinated Solvents 3 NA
Weak Bases 1 NA
1 NA
Strong Bases 2 NA
Salt Water 1 O-S-1926
Hydraulic Fluid 1 MIL-H-5606
Lube Oil 1 MIL-L-7808
De-lce Fluid 1 MIL-A-8243
Strong Acids 3 NA
Strong Oxidants 2 NA
Esters keytones 1 NA
UV light 1 NA
Petroleum 1 NA
Fungus 1 ASTM G-21*
1 - No Effect
2 - Little Effect
3 - Affected
4 - More Affected
5 - Severely Affected
* MIL-1-744, MIL-STD 810/508
MIL-E-5272, MIL-1-1631
 
Strength & Abrasion
Tensile Strength PSI 85000
Abrasion Resistance H
Tenacity gms/denier 4.5
Typical Elongation Break 15
3g/denier 5
Specific Gravity  1.38 
Flammability
Moisture Absorption 0.08
Smoke D-Max 56
Toxicity Index 4.2
Flammability Rating  
Outgassing
Outgassing M
Oxygen Index 21
Specific Gravity g/cc 1.38
Halogen Free True
Temperatures
Continuous Operating Temperatures °C °F
Maximum 125° 257°
Minimum -75° -103°
Melt 230° 446°

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Q:TX-FMS-150FK length

what's the length of the sleeve on TX-FMS-150FK

Asked by Gregorio G. on

A:Answers

  • - Thank you for your question. The TX-FMS-150FK does not include the sleeving, you have to purchase that separately.

    Fernando M. on

Q:custom

Can the tubes be cut to a specific lengths off of the spools?

Asked by Anonymous user on

A:Answers

  • - This material is sold in two primary ways on our website. One part number we sell by-the-foot and ship you a single piece of sleeving of any length you wish. We do offer much better pricing when you purchase our bulk spools so this is a very popular option. While it is possible to cut the PET sleeve with scissors, it will likely cause the ends to fray. We recommend purchasing our Hot Knife (a heated blade) which cuts and flash-melts the sleeve filaments together. This prevents fraying, but still allows the sleeving to expand for insertion of your hoses or wires.

    Steve S. on

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Protective SleevingsBraided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black
 
3.9

(based on 8 reviews)

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71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (7)
  • Great protection (7)
  • Fits multiple cable sizes (4)
  • Great fit (4)
  • Easy to install (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Protection (5)
  • Automotive (3)
  • Home (3)
  • Organization (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)

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2.0

they look smaller than as shown on webpage

By Dougie K

from Uganda

Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

I bought the 1/8 seems they are fit for purpose but a user guide with video would really go a long way to aid installation.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Ok, Not great

By Destrto

from Harrisburg, Ar

About Me Tech Savvy

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Fits Multiple Cable Sizes
  • Great Protection

Cons

  • Flimsy Design

Best Uses

  • Pc Cabling

Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

While the cable works well for its intended use, the pictures show a much thicker braided sleeving than what was delivered and the sleeving that arrived was quite thin. To me, this is not the same as advertised, and although it will work, is not what I expected to receive. Sleeving will be quite see through because of it only being single braid.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
5.0

PET sleeving 3/8"

By volkswagman

from fort collins, CO

About Me Gearhead

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Fits large cables
  • Fits Multiple Cable Sizes
  • Great Fit
  • Great Protection
  • Looks great
  • Very versatile

Cons

  • Need hot knife to cut

Best Uses

  • Automotive
  • Engine comp looming
  • Protection

Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

This prodct is awesome! the sleeving get quite a bit larger than you might think. But the limiting factor comes down to the size of the end of the sleev as i doesn't expand quite as much as the rest. Looks awesome too!

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
5.0

This stuff is great

By Alex

from Dallas, TX

About Me Gearhead

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Fits Multiple Cable Sizes
  • Great Fit
  • Great Protection

Cons

  • Difficult To Remove

Best Uses

  • Automotive
  • Big Office
  • Home
  • Organization
  • Protection
  • Small Office

Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

I used this material in various sizes when rewiring my racecar. It looks amazing and works well. The only advice I'd give to someone doing the same work, make sure you lay out all your wiring first and expect the shroud to shorten as you expand it with wiring.

I said it was difficult to remove only because I needed to remove excess at the wrong end. Pretty much my own fault, but this is the nature of the product. It wont keep me from buying more.

I love the way this stuff looks.

This stuff is almost easier to install that the split loom stuff I've used for various automotive wiring in the past.

A+ product

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
4.0

Good product for very small wires

By Jason

from Mission Viejo, CA

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Great Protection

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Protection

    Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

    I didn't realize how small 1/8" really is! Good for a single wire, but beyond that go with something larger!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great product...just be careful.

    By Jack

    from Atlanta, GA

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Great Protection

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Organization
    • Protection

    Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

    This is sleeving is a great product for the uses it is designed. Just be careful you order the right size for your application. The material does not stretch nearly as much as I expected so I wasn't able to use it with as much of my wiring as I hoped. I kept the extra sleeving around so that I would remember to order a larger diameter next time.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    0.125 inch PET

    By Krosenqu

    from Illinois, USA

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Great Fit
    • Great Protection

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Automotive
      • Big Office
      • Home
      • Organization
      • Protection
      • Small Office

      Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

      The wrap is SUPER small (great for single wire protection. You need a hot wire cutter if you want a clean and sealed end to the wrap, otherwise it frays and creates a mess. Only downside to this is that you need to have an end that is no bigger than the wire to install.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      4.0

      The perfect product

      By Kirk

      from Arvada Co.

      About Me Quality Oriented

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Fits Multiple Cable Sizes
      • Great Fit
      • Great Protection

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

      • RC helicopter wiring

      Comments about Protective Sleevings Braided Expandable Pet Sleeving 1/8 In. Sold Per Ft. -Black:

      Even though it was a little difficult to install it really looks good when all is done.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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