Wire Harness Protection » Expandable Sleeving
Expando sleeving is designed to protect, bundle and manage wire and cable. It is easy to install, highly flexible and expandable and each size covers a wide range of diameters. Expando is available in multiple colors, types and sizes.
Flexo Clean Cut is ideal for field installers and other situations where access to a hot knife is impossible. Clean Cut is produced with the same PET specifications with additional fray resistant properties to allow frequent expansion of the cut end without unraveling. Clean Cut is braided for maximum coverage while still allowing enough expansion for easy installation over plugs and connectors.
Clean Cut FR
Clean Cut FR has all of the same qualities that make the standard Clean Cut so easy to cut and install, with the added advantage of a flame inhibitor to provide an extra level of safety in certain applications. Under normal conditions, Clean Cut FR will quickly self-extinguish and minimize flame spread and incidental damage to surrounding components. The combination of flame retardance, ease of installation... [more]
Dura-Flex, constructed of 45 mil tightly-woven nylon will protect cables, hoses and ropes from weather, sunlight and abrasion damage. DF is resistant to chemicals, UV damage and rot, and is suitable for continuous outdoor use under all weather conditions. The flexible sleeving cuts with a scissor and the tight construction slides easily over any application.
Expando 686DM is an expandable oversleeve designed for mechanical protection in temperature extremes and hostile environmental conditions. The open textile construction makes it highly flexible and resistant to trapping water, heat and humidity. Its properties give Expando 686DM low levels of flammability, toxicity, smoke generation and hard vacuum off gassing making it widely used in the aerospace industry... [more]
This expandable sleeve is constructed of flame-retardant polyester designed for applications up to 125 C. The ability of these sleeves to retain flexibility at low temperatures makes them ideal for exposed applications in weather stations, navigation beacons, radar antennas, and airborne and space systems.
Expando FR Plus
This expandable sleeve is constructed of flame-retardant polyester designed for applications up to 125 C. The patented Bentley-Harris Plus treatment makes end termination neater and easier and allows Expando FR Plus to be cut with ordinary scissors, reducing assembly time and eliminating the need for proper ventilation equipment required for hot-knife cutting. The ability of these sleeves to retain flexibil... [more]
Expando HR is a special purpose expandable sleeve designed for applications up to 150 C and will not melt or drip when exposed to flame. It offers good mechanical properties, performs well in both high and low temperature environments, and has outstanding chemical resistance. Expando HR protective oversleeve has many uses in the aerospace, marine, electronic, military, nuclear and general manufacturing indu... [more]
Expando HR Plus
Expando HR Plus is an expandable, flame-resistant sleeve constructed of Halar fluoropolymer. It meets all VW-1 requirements, performs well in both high and low temperature environments, and has outstanding chemical resistance making. The sleeve can be cut with ordinary scissors, reducing assembly time and eliminating the need for proper ventilation equipment required for hot-knife cutting. Expando HR Plus p... [more]
Expando HTNS-L/HO is a thin wall braided sleeve manufactured from the meta- aramid Nomex. The flexible, expandable, non-flammable sleeve also ensures excellent resistance to gamma and x-rays. Including an oil and water repellent treatment to reduce humidity absorption and to improve impermeability to fluids. Expando HTNS-L/HO has various applications in the military, marine and aeronautical industries.
This expandable sleeve is designed for mechanical protection in temperature extremes and hostile environmental conditions and meets VW-1 flammability requirements. Expando PEEK's open-textile construction makes it highly flexible and resistant to trapping water, heat and humidity. This product is a viable solution in aircraft, space, military, marine, and hostile-environment applications.
Expando PFA is an expandable sleeve constructed of PFA (perfluoroalkoxy) that has low flammability and resists damage from most chemicals. This protective oversleeve is widely used in the aerospace industry for its high temperature capability and ability to retain flexibility at low temperatures.
Expando PPS is a VW-1 certified, expandable sleeve designed for mechanical protection in high temperatures. The inherent properties of PPS gives Expando PPS low levels of flammability, toxicity, smoke generation and hard vacuum off gassing and should be considered for aircraft, space, military, marine, and hostile-environment applications.
Expando PT is a tough, lightweight oversleeve used to protect cable assemblies, hoses and wire harnesses from chafing, cutting and abrading. Its open-braid construction makes it highly flexible and resistant to trapping water, heat, and humidity. The ability of Expando PT to retain flexibility at low temperatures makes it ideal for exposed applications in weather stations, navigation beacons and radar anten... [more]
Expando PT Plus
Expando PT Plus is a tough, lightweight oversleeve used to protect cable assemblies, hoses and wire harnesses from chafing, cutting and abrading. Its open-braid construction makes it highly flexible and resistant to trapping water, heat, and humidity. The patented Bentley-Harris Plus treatment makes end termination neater and easier and allows Expando PT Plus to be cut with ordinary scissors, reducing assem... [more]
Expando TCP V0
Expando TCP V0 is an expandable braided sleeve manufactured from modified polyester monofilaments classified UL 94 V0 which offer excellent flame-retardant properties. The sleeve's expansion ratio enables a large number of diameters to be covered with a limited range of sizes. Expando TCP V0 is used in a broad range of industries including railway and electrical/electronic devices.
Flexo Conductive is braided from 11 mil carbonized Nylon monofilament yarn. CN is designed to protect sensitive wiring from abrasion while shielding it from high frequency noise. Many successful applications have utilized conductive carbon sleeving for maintaining clean video signals, interference filtering in pro sound environments, and RF filtering on power cables and outputs. Flexo Conductive is also use... [more]
F6 is a wrapable, semi-rigid 10 mil PET braid that closes around the entire installation without the need for any additional fasteners (Velcro(R) Brand Fasteners, tape, etc.). Its 25% edge overlap (at nominal diameter) allows coverage around inline plugs, connectors and splices. Furthermore, Flexo F6 will bend to a tight radius without distorting or splitting open and, unlike full rigid tubing, will not imp... [more]
Flexo PET Flame Retardant sleeving is the perfect choice for electronic and high tech applications where flame retardance and durability are primary concerns. Ease of installation makes FR an efficient choice for long runs of wire or cable. The addition of an organic combustion inhibitor to our standard polyethylene terepthalate gives FR an Underwriters Lab and CSA flame resistance rating of VW-1.
Flexo PET is braided from 10 mil polyethylene terepthalate (PET) monofilament yarns, has a wide operating temperature range, and is resistant to chemical degradation, UV radiation, and abrasion. Its unique braided construction and wide expandability allows quick and easy installation over large connectors and long runs. The FLEXO PET is used in electronics, automotive, marine and industrial wire harnessing ... [more]
Flexo PET reMix
Consisting of the same PET monofilaments used in the Flexo PET, the Flexo reMix features sleeving new color combinations to produce a unique visual effect while providing fuller coverage and enhanced protection.
Flexo PET-O was created to provide a fast and easy solution for automotive and marine wiring. Flexo PET-O eases installation over large plugs and connectors by expanding to nearly 4 times its nominal diameter. The open construction allows the underlying harness covering to show through for a unique and attractive assembly. The material cuts easily with a hot knife for a fray resistant end.
Flexo Tight Weave is an expandable braided sleeving designed for use in applications where a balance between economy and optimum coverage and abrasion resistance is required. The tightly braided construction increases the coverage, wear factor and improves security in any type of harness or cable bundle.
Flexo Shield is an expandable, high performance sleeving that provides a high level of EMI shielding. Flexo Shield is cut and abrasion resistant, very flexible, strong and lightweight. With its high temperature aramid fiber core and special construction, Flexo Shield expands to fit over plugs and connectors and contracts back down for a perfect fit. This product is intended for high flex, high temperature a... [more]
Flexo Stainless is braided from strong 304 stainless steel wires, cuts with shears or serrated scissors, is pre-rounded for easy, slip on installation and is available in diameters and expansion ranges accommodate virtually any common hose or wire application. It protects hoses from wear and blowout, is strong and durable, and looks great in any application.
Flexo Super Duty
Flexo Super Duty is braided from 20 mil 6-6 Nylon Polyamide monofilament, making it extremely versatile in any industrial application that calls for abrasion protection without any sacrifice in flexibility or durability. Super Duty is also more economical and easy to use, cutting cleanly with a hot knife, and expanding up to 50% for easy installation over plugs and connectors.
Braided from ultra fine Nylon monofilament fibers, Flexo Thin was created for applications where weight and wall thickness play a critical role. This material is strong enough to bundle multiple cables and fibers while naturally conforming to these types of applications. Many of today's micro optics and precision electronic harnesses use Flexo Thin to flexibly and attractively manage and route tiny assembli... [more]
Flexo Tight Weave FR
Flexo Tight Weave FR sleeving was developed by and for aircraft manufacturers as a replacement for the Standard Grade FR. This sleeving material is constructed from tightly braided 9 mil flame retardant monofilament. The 9 mil monofilament is used instead of 10 mil in order to lessen the additional weight that results when the monofilament is tightly braided into sleeving material. The result is fuller cove... [more]
Flexo Wrap provides the perfect solution to a wide variety of unique application challenges. The color matched hook and loop closure provides for easy on and off installation, as well as instant and convenient access for harness break-outs and rework of any specific section along the entire length of the run. Combined with the expandable, open weave design, FW will conform to a wide variety of bundle diamet... [more]
Gorilla Sleeve is engineered from flat, 50 mil wide filaments of tough and strong 6-6 Nylon to achieve a thick abrasion guard for use on hoses and cables exposed to harsh conditions. The product provides fuller coverage for increased resistance to abrasion and penetration, and still expands for easy installation over long lengths. The braided construction allows moisture dissipate quickly to prevent rot and... [more]
Halar is a braided, self-extinguishing sleeving constructed of 11 mil ethylene chlorotriflouroethylene (ECTFE) copolymer monofilament. This sleeve is ideal for use in advanced technological applications where minimum flame spread and extremely low outgassing are mandatory. Halar meets UL 2024 and NFPA 262 plenum specifications, carries a UL flame resistance rating of VW-1 and exceeds automotive industry req... [more]
Flexo Heavy Wall is commonly used in industrial and marine applications where extreme abrasion protection is critical. The durability of Heavy Wall makes it ideal for protecting hoses and cables that have to withstand constant contact with rough and abrasive surfaces. Heavy Wall is the perfect solution for use on chains and cables to protect painted or laminated surfaces from scuffing and wear.
Metal Braid is constructed of a tinned copper braid, perfect for shielding on harnesses and cables and conforms to ASTM-B 33. The braided tinned copper is a perfect combination of economy and durability, and will provide many years of use even in exposed applications.
Nylon Mono is braided from 12 mil Nylon 6-6 Polyamide monofilament and provides excellent surface abrasion resistance for assemblies exposed to excessive wear. The smooth nylon fibers and tight construction also reduce abrasion damage caused by hoses and harnesses rubbing against the inside wall of the sleeving. Nylon Mono resists all common automotive chemicals. It won't rot or retain moisture.
Nylon Multi's fabric-like softness and flexibility hide surprisingly tough specifications. The high coverage sleeving meets or exceeds military specifications A-A-59301. Nylong Multi is highly resistant to abrasion, cuts, common automotive and marine chemicals, UV damage and vibration. It will not rot or retain moisture. The wide operating temperature range allows Nylon Multi to protect delicate wiring in e... [more]
Flexo Reflex is a polyethylene terepthalate material braided together with highly reflective 3M Scotchlite retroreflective monofilament. This unique combination provides a high level of wire and cable protection with the added advantage of extraordinary 360 degree, on-axis reflectivity. Reflex is up to 1,500 times brighter than plain white under identical conditions and will provide high visibility safety o... [more]