Expandable Braided Sleeving

Basic Cable Sleeving for Basic Applications

BS0125BK
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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
  • For Colored PET Braided Sleeving click here
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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.

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

Per Foot
Part #SizeExpansion RangePrice Per Foot
BS0125BK1/8" (3.18mm)3/32"- 1/4"
(2.38-6.35mm)
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BS025BK1/4" (6.35mm)1/8" - 7/16"
(3.18-11.11mm)
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BS0375BK3/8" (9.53mm)3/16" - 5/8"
(4.76-15.88mm)
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BS050BK1/2" (12.7mm)1/4" - 3/4"
(6.35-19.05mm)
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BS075BK3/4" (19.05mm)1/2" - 1-1/4"
(12.7-31.75mm)
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BS125BK1-1/4" (31.75mm)3/4" - 1-3/4"
(19.05-44.45mm)
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BS150BK1-1/2" (38.1mm)1" - 2-1/2"
(25.4-63.5mm)
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BS175BK1-3/4" (44.45mm)1-1/4" - 2-3/4"
(31.75-69.85mm)
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MINI SPOOLS
Part #Nominal SizeExpansion RangeSpool LengthPrice / Spool
MS0625BK5/8" (15.88mm)3/8" - 1"
(9.53-25.4mm)
100'
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MS200CM131X2" (50.8mm)1-1/2" - 3-1/2"
(38.1-88.9mm)
50'
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MS250CM129X2-1/2" (63.5mm)1-3/4" - 4-1/2"
(44.45-114.3mm)
50'
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MS300CM130X3" (76.2mm)2-1/2" - 4-3/4"
(63.5-120.65mm)
50'
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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 SizeExpansion RangeSpool LengthPrice / Spool
SP0125-BK1/8" (3.18mm)3/32"- 1/4"
(2.38-6.35mm)
1,000'
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SP025-BK1/4" (6.35mm)1/8" - 7/16"
(3.18-11.11mm)
1,000'
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SP0375-BK3/8" (9.53mm)3/16" - 5/8"
(4.76-15.88mm)
500'
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SP050-BK1/2" (12.7mm)1/4" - 3/4"
(6.35-19.05mm)
500'
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SP0625-BK5/8" (15.88mm)3/8" - 1"
(9.53-25.4mm)
500'
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SP075-BK3/4" (19.05mm)1/2" - 1-1/4"
(12.7-31.75mm)
250'
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SP125-BK1-1/4" (31.75mm)3/4" - 1-3/4"
(19.05-44.45mm)
250'
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SP150-BK1-1/2" (38.1mm)1" - 2-1/2"
(25.4-63.5mm)
200'
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SP175-BK1-3/4" (44.45mm)1-1/4" - 2-3/4"
(31.75-69.85mm)
200'
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SP200-BK2" (50.8mm)1-1/2" - 3-1/2"
(38.1-88.9mm)
200'
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SP250-BK2-1/2" (63.5mm)1-3/4" - 4-1/2"
(44.45-114.3mm)
200'
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SP300-BK3" (76.2mm)2-1/2" - 4-3/4"
(63.5-120.65mm)
100'
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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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Questions & Answers

Question:

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

Asked by Gregorio G. on 11/24/2015 1:46 PM

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

    Fernando M. on 01/18/2016 12:16 PM
Question:

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

Asked by Anonymous user on 02/8/2016 5:14 PM

Answer:
  • - 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 02/16/2016 1:16 PM
Question:

Is the size the circumference of diameter?

Asked by Anonymous user on 06/14/2016 10:22 AM

Answer:
  • - Yes, that is the size of the opening in its relaxed state.

    Joel K. on 12/13/2016 2:32 PM
Question:

I need to protect 1 computer power cable and 1 Ethernet cable in a bundle for a floor run. What nominal width would you recommend to allow both of these cables and their end connectors in a single bundle. Thanks!

Asked by Anonymous user on 11/1/2016 6:05 PM

Answer:
  • - Thank you for your question. Part number BS0125BK should be the option you are looking for. Please call 866-222-0030 if you have any additional questions

    Anonymous user on 01/25/2017 8:30 AM
Question:

Will this cable protect an electric cord from being chewed on by a cat?

Asked by Anonymous user on 01/8/2017 1:11 PM

Answer:
  • - Thank you for your question. This item is great for cable management but not as much for protection against being chewed on by pets. We recommend something that has stronger such as: http://www.cableorganizer.com/stainless-steel-braid/.

    Anonymous user on 01/20/2017 3:57 PM
Question:

Do you have an option for feeding wire bundles through long lengths? (15M?)

Asked by Anonymous user on 04/3/2017 6:21 PM

Answer:
  • - Hello, I would recommend this product https://www.cableorganizer.com/f6-wrap-around/. This is our slit sleeving which we have a tool for that will make feeding long lengths of wire through. Also, don't worry about your wires coming out of this sleeving because there is an overlap where the slit is, so once you feed your wires through they wont fall out again. We also have a sturdier slit sleeving found here https://www.cableorganizer.com/f6-woven-wrap-sleeving/ For more information or if you would like to view the tool, please call us toll free at 866-222-0030

    andrew b. on 04/6/2017 4:36 PM

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