What's special about these heat shrink butt connectors?
- Heat-shrinking allow you to create securely sealed repairs and splicing of wire connections
- Translucent, polyolefin tubing allows you to visually inspect connections prior to shrinking
- Hot melt adhesive lining helps to provide a waterproof seal for your connections
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These Krimpa-Seal heat shrink butt splice/crimp connectors and ring terminals pair polyolefin heat shrink tubing with an adhesive melt liner for secure sealed connections. Simply crimp on the wire then shrink the tubing with a heat gun to permanently seal and protect your connection.
|Heat Shrink Butt Splices|
|Part #||Wire Gauge||Color||Pack Qty||Price|
|NSPA-ASST-KS-5000||Krimpa-Seal Sealed Crimp 120-Piece Variety Assortment in Plastic Box|
(Butt Connectors, Ring Studs, Tabs)
|NSPA-ASST-KS-9000||Krimpa-Seal Sealed Crimp 60-Piece Mini Kit in Plastic Box(Butt Connectors Only)||1.25 lbs|
|NSPA-ASST-KS-1000||Krimpa-Seal Sealed Crimp 210-Piece Maintenance Assortment in Metal Drawer|
(Butt Connectors, Ring Studs, Tabs)
- Ideal for maintenance and repair of wiring in automotive and electrical applications
- Seamless butt connectors prevent opening of connector barrel
- Wire gauge is imprinted and connectors are color coded for easy identification
- Uniform adhesive formula will not run or disrupt electrical signal
Contents of the Kits:
NSPA-ASST-KS-5000 -- Variety Kit
Total: 120 pieces
NSPA-ASST-KS-9000 -- Mini Kit
Total: 60 pieces
NSPA-ASST-KS-1000 -- Maintenance Assortment
Total Pieces: 210 pieces
Heat Shrink Tubing
|Material||Multiple wall polyolefin tubing with meltable, integral inner wall|
|Applicable Specifications||MIL-I-23053/4, Class 1
UL File E-157227
|Temperature Rating||-55° to +110° F|
|Tensile Strength||2200 PSI|
|Longitudinal Change||1% - 10%|
|Dielectric Strength||900 Volts/Mil|
|UL Voltage Rating||600 Volts|
|Water Absorption||< 0.1%|
|Shrink Temperature||Min.||+275°F/ +135°C|
|Operating Temperature||Min.||-67°F/ -55°C|
|Flammability||Outer Jacket||Non-Flame Retardant|
|Inner Wall||Non-Flame Retardant|
|Tensile Strength - psi||1500|
|Longitudinal Change||+1, -10%|
|Dielectric Strength Volts per Mil||500|
|Volume resistivity OHMS-CM||1015|
Krimpa-Seal™ Installation Instructions
- Strip the wire 5/16 ".
- Select a connector that matches the wire gauge and insert the wire into the connector barrel.
- Make sure the wire is properly seated and crimp the connector using an insulated connector crimping tool nest that matches the color or gauge of the connector. Do not crimp the solder sleeve.
- Repeat steps 1 thru 3 for the other side.
- Apply heat evenly around the length of the tubing (including the crimp area) from the center out to the ends until the tubing fully recovers and the adhesive flows. Remove from the heat and let cool for a SEALED connection.
Rings, Spades, & Slip-Ons
- Strip the wire 5/16"
- Select a connector that matches the wire gauge and insert the wire into the terminal barrel.
- Make sure the wire is properly seated and crimp the terminal barrel using an insulated connector crimping tool nest that matches the color or gauge of the terminal.
- Apply heat evenly around the length of the tubing (including the crimp area) until the tubing fully recovers and the adhesive flows. Remove from the heat and let cool for a SEALED connection.
For Best Results:
- Use a heat device of at least 400° F
- When using an open flame, do not isolate the flame on one area of the tubing
- Distribute the heat evenly
- Overheating the connector may cause damage to the tubing
- Rating: 105° C
- 600V maximum building wire
- 1000V maximum in signs and fixtures
- Not for Multiple Wire Connectors
Limiting Oxygen Index (LOI)
The ratio of how much oxygen - as compared to other gases - needs to be present in the air surrounding a particular material in order for that material to burn. The fact that Earth's normal atmospheric air contains around 21% oxygen is used a reference point when materials are classified into burn categories that are based on Limiting Oxygen Index. Substances that are combustible in air containing less than 21% oxygen are considered flammable, while those that burn in the range of anything greater than 21% but less than 28% are typically labeled "slow burning". Any material with an LOI that exceeds 28% is classified as self-extinguishing.
In the table below, you'll find a list of polymers commonly found in our heat shrink tubing and braided sleeving products, along with their LOIs and the burn categories each falls into.
|ECTFE (Ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene)||Halar||64%||Self Extinguishing|
|Nylon 6:6||N/A||Ranges fron 24-29%||Slow Burning to Self Extinguishing|
|PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate)||Mylar (film), Dacron (fiber)||Ranges from 21-34%||Slow Burning to Self Extinguishing|
|Polypropylene (PP)||polythene (in the UK)||17%||Flammable|
|Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)||Teflon||95%||Self Extinguishing|
|Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)||N/A||Ranges from 45-49%||Self Extinguishing|
ARTICLES - A place to find educational articles covering a wide range of topics, all categorized according to your areas of interest.Learn more
- Heat Shrink Tubing: How It Was Invented, and Why We Use It
- The Handyman's Guide to Improvisation: 7 New Ways to Use Heat Shrink Tubing
HOW-TO CORNER -
- How to Use Heat Shrink Tubing
- Terminate the ends of your Braided Sleeving with Heat Shrink
- How do we measure Heat Shrink?
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- Hello, Yes, most of our krimpa-seals can actually take up to 600 volts.
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