SUMITUBE™ B6

[Semi-rigid flame-retarded heat-shrinkable tubing]
SAE-AMS recognized

■ Semi-rigid
■ Abrasion resistant
■ SAE-AMS recognized

  • SAE
  • moisture resistance Single
  • Flame Retarded

Applications

  • ■ Mechanical and chemical protection of wire harnesses used in aerospace equipment
    ■ Holding lengths of sensor wires straight, as well as providing insulation and mechanical protection

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Basic Properties

Category Heat-shrinkable tubing
Material Irradiated cross-linked semi-rigid flame-retarded polyolefin
Flammability Flame Retarded
Shrink temperature min. 130℃
Shrink ratio min. 50%
Longitudinal change 0 ±5%
Continuous operating temperature -55 to 135℃
Specifications/Approvals SAE-AMS-DTL-23053/6 Class 1
Marking on Surface
Available colors Black
Flexibility Semi-rigid
Environmental Compliance RoHS,ELV
Industry Automotive,Military / Aerospace,Construction machinery,Industrial machinery,Electronics

Oil/Chemical resistance (room temperature)

Gasoline Gas oil Lubricant Alcohol Acid Alkali

:Very good :Good :Not applicable in some cases

Features

Properties Items Requirements Typical values*
Mechanical Tensile strength      (before aging)
Elongation                (before aging)
Elongation                (after aging)
Secant modulus
Low temperature flexibility
Heat shock
min. 13.8MPa
min. 200%
175℃ x 7 days, min. 150%
min. 172MPa
-55℃ x 4 hours, no crack
275℃ x 4 hours, no crack
37.8MPa
450%
425%
250MPa
Pass
Pass
Electrical Dielectric strength
Volume resistivity
min. 19.7kV/mm
min. 1.0 x 1014Ω・cm
32.2kV/mm
1.4 x 1015Ω・cm
Chemical Water absorption
Specific gravity
Corrosion against bare copper
Fluid resistance
  Tensile strength
  Dielectric strength
Flammability
23℃ x 24 hours, max. 0.50%
max. 1.35
150℃ x 16 hours, no corrosion
After immersion at 23℃ x 24 hours,
  min. 11.0MPa
  min. 15.8kV/mm
Self-extinguish within 60 sec.
0.10%
1.25
Pass

16.7MPa
40.1kV/mm
Pass

* For reference use only

Sizes

Nominal size(inch) Supplied ID(mm) Recovered ID(mm)
Inside diameter(min.) Wall thickness(nom.) Inside diameter(max.) Wall thickness
1/8 3.20 0.35 1.60 0.51±0.07
3/16 4.80 0.35 2.36 0.64±0.07
1/4 6.4 0.35 3.20 0.64±0.07
3/8 9.5 0.35 4.80 0.76±0.07
1/2 12.7 0.35 6.4 0.76±0.07
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