What is Raychem termination?

What is Raychem termination?

Raychem cable terminations using heat shrink technology can operate under severe environmental conditions for connecting and terminating MV HV cables in both indoor and outdoor applications. Polymeric insulated cables of various designs and cross sections can be adopted with respect to shielding and metal sheath.

Who makes Raychem?

Tyco Electronics
TE Connectivity’s Raychem Cable Protection brand products – Tyco Electronics Connectivity manufactures an extensive selection of Raychem quality products that hold, seal, protect, connect, and insulate.

Where is Raychem made?


Industry Aerospace, Automotive, Telecommunications
Successor TE Connectivity
Headquarters Menlo Park, California , United States
Area served Worldwide
Products Radiation chemistry, Heat-shrink tubing, Touchscreens

What is Raychem Heat Shrink?

Raychem. HEAT SHRINKABLE. GENERAL PURPOSE FLEXIBLE POLYOLEFIN. GPT is rated for continuous operation from -55°C to 135°C, and up to 300°C for short durations. GPT has excellent heat ageing and oxidative stability properties.

What is a Raychem cable?

RAYCHEM XTV heat trace cable can withstand temperatures up to 482°F (250°C) and provide process temperature maintenance to 250°F (121°C). The power output of self regulating electric heat tracing depends on the heating cable temperature and can provide up to 20 W/ft. at 50°F (10°C).

Is Raychem owned by TE?

TE Connectivity Raychem brand was acquired by Tyco International in 1999. TE Connectivity Raychem brand manufactures products for major market segments including aerospace and defense, automotive, telecommunications, energy networks, consumer electronics and transportation.

Who bought Raychem?

Tyco International Ltd.
Tyco International Ltd., the No. 1 maker of electronic components, agreed today to buy the Raychem Corporation, gaining Raychem’s wiring and tubing to offer customers a single source for industrial electrical products.

What sizes does heat shrink come in?

Heat shrinkable tubing is available in 2:1, 2.5:1 or 3:1 shrink ratios meaning the tubing has been expanded to twice, two and a half times or three times its fully recovered size. The greater the size variations of the underlying materials being covered, the larger the shrink ratio required.

What size shrink tube do I need?

Measure the diameter of the underlying materials to be covered – at the widest part. 2. Determine the shrink ratio of the tubing. Heat shrinkable tubing is primarily available in 2:1 or 3:1 shrink ratios meaning the tubing has been expanded to twice or three times its fully recovered size.

Is Raychem part of TE Connectivity?

TE Connectivity and nVent, which are unrelated companies, both sell products under the Raychem brand. Please review the products offered by each company and select the appropriate website.

Did TE Connectivity buy Raychem?

TE Connectivity Raychem brand was acquired by Tyco International in 1999.

How to select the correct size of heat shrink tubing?

Supplied vs recovered diameter. When buying heat shrink tubing,you might see the shrunken and unshrunk diameters referred to as the recovered and supplied diameters.

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