Processing Heat Shrink Hoses Efficiently and Safely

Expertise10 Jul 2023
In aerospace, automotive, telecommunications and many other industries, PTFE heat shrink tubes are in demand for wire processing. In the Expert Report, Leister engineer Patrick Rieder explains how you can ensure process safety and energy efficiency in processing heat shrink hoses.

Author: Silke Landtwing, Manager of Corporate Communications, Leister AG, Switzerland

Everyone who processes heat shrink tubes made of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) faces the challenge of ensuring reproducible processing quality. To achieve this, several factors are crucial. For example, the choice of the appropriate heat shrink tube and a hot air tool that provides the necessary conditions. Find out in the white paper (free download) what these requirements are and what needs to be taken into account if you want to ensure process safety and energy efficiency in processing PTFE heat shrink hoses.

  • Management Summary
  • Introduction
  • Heat Shrink Tube Properties
  • Processing Temperature
  • Process Quality
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Hot Air Tools
  • Calibration
  • Regulations
  • Practical Example
  • Conclusion