This translucent heat shrink tubing shrinks to one-third its original diameter when heat is applied. The translucent blue color is perfect for insulating and protecting individual connections on 16-14 gauge wires.
The special dual-wall tubing has an adhesive lining that melts as the tubing shrinks to positively seal out moisture. It also gives the tubing a firm grip on the wire to provide a strain relief that protects against vibration damage. The blue tint matches the industry-standard coloring for 16-14 gauge wire terminals. Wire gauge size (14-16 AWG) is also printed on the tubing for easy size identification.
Operating temperature range after shrinking is -55° C to 110° C (-67° F to 230° F). Requires 135° C (275° F) for shrinking. A heavy-duty hot air gun is recommended for shrinking (hair dryers do not normally get hot enough). Original 0.255" ID shrinks to 0.080" ID (1:3 shrink ratio). Meets MIL-DTL-23053/4-302-6 specifications.