New Hot-Melt tape adhesive enables permanent field repairs for PTFE wire and cable

PUBLISHED: 20 Oct 15

TE Connectivity's Raychem S1260 tape is designed for ground defense and aerospace applications
TE Connectivity's Raychem S1260 tape is designed for ground defense and aerospace applications

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, announces its new Raychem S1260 Hot-Melt tape adhesive for high-temperature wire and cable repairs. The S1260 tape uses an environmentally resistant modified fluoropolymer for sealing high-temperature heat-shrink components to backshells, and is well suited for power cables with fluoropolymer and fluoroelastomer insulations and jackets.

"The Raychem S1260 Hot-Melt tape is an easy product to use for substrates with a high temperature and where adhesion may be difficult," said John Kuster, senior product line manager, Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine, TE Connectivity. "Because the tape is temperature- and fluid-resistant, itís ideal to use for sealing and jacket repair in harsh environments."

The fluid-resistant tape adheres to polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) insulation and may be used to repair high-temperature power cables. The tape cures with a heat gun, and is especially well-suited for ground defense and aerospace applications. Additionally, S1260 tape measures only three-fourths of an inch wide, making it convenient for wrapping, while minimizing the amount of wasted material.

TE Connectivity Ltd, USA
Tel: + 1 717 592 2339
Email: tawilson@te.com
Web: www.te.com

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