Flexo Kevlar Braided Sleeving
Stronger Than Steel Yet Still Soft & Pliable - Will Not Melt or Burn
Kevlar Braided Sleeving Features
- Up To 20 Times Stronger Than Steel
- Dense Braid For Full Coverage
- Operating Temps: -274°F to 320°F (-170°C to 160°C)
- Will Not Melt, Burn or Support Combustion
- Stays Soft & Pliable
- Resists Acids, Bases, Solvents, & Fuels
- Excellent Abrasion Resistance
- Cuts With Flexo Aramid Shears
*Flexo KV is degraded by ultraviolet light.*
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Inside Diameters Are Measured as Round Not Flat
Flexo Kevlar braided sleeving is a soft, flexible cable sleeving that’s perfect for bundling and protecting vulnerable components from the most extreme environmental conditions. Kevlar sleeving is braided from aramid fibers and has all of Flexo Kevlar braided sleeving’s well-known characteristics of durability, pliability and extraordinary tensile strength. Kevlar braided sleeving fibers are up to 20 times stronger than steel fibers of equal diameter.
Kevlar braided sleeving has excellent thermal stability, permitting long-term, continuous use at temperatures as low as -274°F and as high as 320°F. Short term exposure up to 572°F can be tolerated. Flexo Kevlar braided sleeving does not melt or support combustion. Kevlar braided sleeving provides extreme strength and durability, yet is lightweight and easy to install.
Please note that Flexo KV is degraded by ultraviolet light. Do not store in direct sunlight. Fluoescent lighting will cause discoloration, but will not affect fiber mechanical properties.
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|Monofilament Thickness (ASTM D-204)|
|Recommended Cutting||Flexo Aramid Shears|
|Tensile Strength - Yarn (ASTM D-2265) lbs.||39|
|Moisture Absorption % (ASTM D-570)|
|Hard Vacuum Data (ASTM E-595 at 10-5 torr)|
|Smoke D-Max (ASTM E-662)|
|Oxygen Index (ASTM D-2863)||29|
|Chemical Resistance |
1=No Effect 2=Little Effect 3=Affected 4=More Affected 5=Severely Affected
|Salt Water (O-S-1926)||1|
|Hydraulic Fluid (MIL-H-5606)||1|
|Lubricating Oil (MIL-L-7808)||1|
|De-Icing Fluid (MIL-A-8243)||1|
|Fungus (ASTM G-21)||2|
|Maximum Continuous (MIL-I-23053)||320°F/160°C|
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