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Heli-Tube® News Releases

Polyethylene-Spiral-WrapUV-Resistant Cable Wrap Withstands Sunlight & Salt Spray

A line of UV-resistant, Polyethylene spiral wrap for bundling and protecting wires, cables and hoses in harsh outdoor applications is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Heli-Tube® UV-resistant, black, Polyethylene spiral wrap comes in seven sizes, from 1/8″ to 1 ½” O.D., for bundling and protecting wires, cables and hoses anywhere outdoors. Spiral wrap is simple to install by hand and does not require any tools. It also eliminates the need for heat-shrinkable tubing and tape in many applications, dampens vibration, resists abrasion and provides a neat, finished appearance.

Unaffected by direct sunlight, saltwater, fuels, oils and detergents, Heli-Tube® UV-resistant, black, Polyethylene spiral wrap operates over a -76°F to 190°F range, conforms to ASTM Taber D 1044 for abrasion resistance, and meets Federal Spec. LP 390 and A-A-59602.

View our complete Spiral Wrap Catalog. For more information, please contact us.

 

Spiral-Wrap-OrganizationSpiral Wrap Organizes Wire Bundles

A full line of spiral wrap, a spirally cut plastic cable harness that neatly bundles wires and permits breakouts in any direction, is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Heli-Tube® cable wrap features a precise angular cut which allows it to expand and wrap around a bundle of wires to neatly organize them, while permitting breakouts in any direction. This product provides protection against abrasion, with greater flexibility than wiring duct, and can be applied without the use of any tools. It is available in a variety of materials and sizes.

Available in UV-resistant  black Polyethylene, Polyethylene in colors, fire-resistant white and black Polyethylene, natural and black Nylon, and PTFE in natural and colors, Heli-Tube® spirally cut cable wrap can be supplied in seven sizes from 1/16″ to 1 ½” O.D. for wire bundles up to 10″ O.D.

View our complete Spiral Wrap Catalog. For more information, please contact M.M. Newman Corporation today.

 

Spiral-Cable-Black-PolyethyleneHeli-Tube® Spiral Wrap Complies Fully With RoHS

A line of spiral wrap that is fully compliant with RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Regulation), which was passed by the European Union to ban the sale of products containing hazardous materials after July 1, 2006, is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Heli-Tube® spiral wrap is a plastic cable and wire wrap that fully complies with RoHS, a directive passed by the European Union to ban electrical and electronics equipment containing more than agreed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated diphenyl (PBB) and polybrom-inated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants from July 1, 2006.

Available in sizes from 1/16″ to 1 ½” O.D., Heli-Tube® spiral wrap is offered in several types of Polyethylene, Nylon and PTFE. Featuring a precise angular cut, allowing it to expand and wrap tightly and permit wire breakouts in any direction, this spiral wrap bundles, organizes and protects cables and wires in appliances, equipment and instrumentation.

View our complete Spiral Wrap Catalog. For more information, please contact us today.

 

scan0004Hydraulic Hose Protector: PTFE Spiral Wrap Prevents Chafing

A line of PTFE spiral wrap that can be installed over braided hydraulic hose for added protection where the potential for abrasion could cause leakage is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Heli-Tube® PTFE spiral wrap applies like tape around braided hydraulic hoses to prevent chafing which can puncture the wall to cause leaks and equipment failure. Chemically inert and nonflammable, this PTFE wrap is available in a full range of sizes up to 1″ O.D. to fit over hoses or bundles up to 5″ O.D. and can be installed by hand without tools.

Suitable for protecting hoses on aviation, off-road and industrial equipment, Heli-Tube® PTFE spiral wrap is UL recognized and meets ASTM Spec. Taber D 1044 for abrasion resistance and ASTM-D-3295 and MIL-T-4728A Type 1 specifications. It operates from -450°F to 500°F.

View our complete Spiral Wrap Catalog. For more information, please contact M.M. Newman Corporation today.

 

PTFE/FEP Tubing News Releases

PTFE Conduit Protects Wiring, Transports Fluids

A full line of extruded PTFE tubing, offered in various configurations for protecting wiring or transporting fluids in critical applications, is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

M.M. Newman’s extruded PTFE tubing is an ideal conduit for protecting wiring in harsh environments and transporting fluids where a chemically inert and non-flammable material is required. Featuring plain, corrugated and convoluted styles, this product is available extruded from PTFE, FEP and PFA to achieve varying degrees of flexibility and kink-resistances.

Suitable for automation, instrumentation, and laboratory equipment, M. M. Newman Corporation’s extruded PTFE tubing is unaffected by most chemicals and corrosive media, and operations over a -450°F to 500°F range. Plain sizes are offered from .010″ to 1.25″ I.D. with varying wall thickness and corrugated and convoluted types come in 0.25″ to 3″ I.D. sizes with plain or cuffed ends.

For more information, please contact us.

 

Hot Tools News Releases

Hot-Tools-CarpetingElectric Hot Knife Cuts Outdoor Carpet With Ease

An industrial-duty, electric hot knife that cuts outdoor carpet easily, without razor blades, and creates a sealed edge by melting as it cuts, is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The Hot Tools HK-60 hot knife features a resharpenable copper cutting tip that reaches 900°F in less than two minutes, and cuts and seals synthetic materials with ease. Ideal for laying outdoor carpet, this electric hot knife produces a finished edge and eliminates the strain from squeezing scissors and the cutting pressure and danger of using knives or razors.

Providing 60 Watts of power, the Hot Tools HK-60 hot knife has a tapered wooden handle that stays cool and is comfortable to hold because the heating element is out in front, directly under the tip. Only 6 ¾” long, it weighs under one ounce, has a 6 ft. power cord, and operates on 115 VAC.

For more information, please contact M.M. Newman Corporation today.

 

Hot-Tools-Furniture-KitFurniture Repair Kit Eliminates Wood Filler & Staining

A new furniture repair kit that features a lacquer burn-in knife and a choice of colored lacquer sticks, offered individually, to match different shades of wood and smoothly fill in cracks and gouges is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The Hot Tools LK-1 Lacquer Burn-In Knife comes with a spatula-shaped tip that heats up, melts and smoothes lacquer sticks into cracks and gouges on wood furniture. Eliminating wood fillers, sanding and staining in most repairs, lacquer sticks are offered in walnut, cherry, mahogany, light- and dark oak, white and black to match all types of wood finishes.

Suitable for furniture, woodwork, picture frames, and cabinetry, the Hot Tools LK-1 Lacquer Burn-In Knife is easy to control. Measuring only 6″ long and weighing less than 1 oz., about the size of an artist’s brush, it has a tapered wooden handle that stays cool and the 11/16″ wide tip heats up to 5500°F in under two minutes. Tips also come in 3/16″ and 7/16″ wide sizes.

For more information, please contact M.M. Newman Corporation today.

 

Hot Knife Controller Provides Adjustable Cutting Temperatures

A heavy-duty electric hot knife that plugs into their compact, portable temperature controller to achieve just the right cutting tip temperature is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The Hot Tools HK-60 hot knife has a comfortable wooden handle and features a double-edge blade tip that heats up to 900°F in less than two minutes. When used with the firm’s Dial-Temp controller, the tip temperature can be moderated down to 150°F to let users achieve just the right temperature for cutting and sealing their synthetic, depending upon material and thickness.

Suitable for cutting and sealing a variety of synthetics including Nylon, Dacron, Pellon, Friskit and Mylar , Hot Tools HK-60 hot knife tips are .060″ thick for optimum heat retention and can be resharpened. The HK-60 is only 6 ¾” long, weighs 1 ounce and operates on 115 VAC. The Dial-Temp controller has a 3 AMP capacity and a grounded 3-prong plug and receptacle.

For more information, please contact M.M. Newman Corporation today.

 

Photo Tacking Iron Protects Dry Mount Tissue

A lightweight photo tacking iron that features a non-stick spatula tip for dry mounting photographs and artwork or spot tacking before placing into a heat press is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The Hot Tools Hot Tacking Tool is a pencil-thin photo tacking iron that features a non-stick spatula tip for dry mounting photographs and artwork or spot tacking and positioning before placing into a heat press. Requiring very little pressure to protect the dry mount tissue, it has a tapered wooden handle and the non-stick tip heats up to 500°F in 45 seconds.

About the size of an artist’s brush, only 6 ¾” long and weighing less than 1 oz., the Hot Tools Hot Tacking Tool’s comfortable handle stays cool because the heating element is directly under the slide-on tip.

For more information, please contact M.M. Newman Corporation today.

 

Plastic Degating Tool Separates Molded Parts Without Knives

A lightweight electric hot knife that rapidly degates molded plastic parts without the danger of sharp knives or razor blades and leaves a clean edge is available from M.M. Newman Corporation of Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The Hot Tool WB-1 Hot knife for plastic degating features a blade tip that reaches 625°F in under a minute, simply melts the runner to separate the molded part, and leaves a clean edge. Eliminating knives and the need to press and cut, this lightweight electric hot knife is faster and safer.

Comfortable to hold and use for hours at a time, the Hot Tools WB-1 hot knife plastic degating tool has a wooden handle that stays cool because the heating element is located out front under the replaceable blade tip. This tool is only 6 ¾” L, weighs under 1 oz. and a soldering tip is also offered.

For more information, please contact M.M. Newman Corporation today.