Category: Heli-Tube

How Spiral Wrap is Used in Boat Manufacturing

How Spiral Wrap is Used in Boat Manufacturing

In a car, the engine is normally running when anyone’s in it, so the alternator is producing most of the voltage to run electrical equipment in it. In a boat, however, electrical appliances are more likely to require power when the boat’s anchored with its engine off. For this reason, the electri…

Read More

How Spiral Wrap is Used for Abrasion Protection

How Spiral Wrap is Used for Abrasion Protection

Spiral wrap – known also as spiral cable wrap, spiral wrap tubing or spiral wire wrap – serves a number of important purposes. One key function of spiral wrap is to protect wires or hoses against abrasion. However, unlike other methods for protecting cables or hoses, due to its design spiral wrap…

Read More

How Spiral Wrap is Used for Bundling

How Spiral Wrap is Used for Bundling

When two or more electrical cables or wires are bound together, the process is often referred to as bundling. There are several other terms used to describe this method for organizing wiring, including cable management systems, structured cable systems or simply structured wiring. Bundling serves…

Read More

Popular Heat Shrink Tubing Material

Popular Heat Shrink Tubing Material

​​Commonly used in electrical setups, heat shrink tubing insulates electrical components from harmful elements in their immediate surroundings. This includes protecting against abrasion, dust, moisture and other environmental factors that can damage wiring or cabling. It’s sometimes referred to a…

Read More

Spiral Wrap Tubing – Benefits & Applications

Spiral Wrap Tubing – Benefits & Applications

Regardless of the industry, protecting lines through which electricity or liquids pass increases safety and productivity in work environments. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has policies in place to advise businesses on how to deal with hazardous conditions that can lead to …

Read More

Tips for Buying Scuba Tubing

Tips for Buying Scuba Tubing

When novice divers decide to start buying their own scuba gear, it shows a certain commitment. Yet there are some things new divers should know before buying diving equipment. One of the more important elements in a diver’s kit is scuba tubing/hoses, which are vital for breathing underwater. Unde…

Read More

Corrugated Tubing – Applications and Benefits

Corrugated Tubing – Applications and Benefits

The commercial production and use of plastic corrugated tubing in the United States began in 1967, following the invention of corrugation extruding machines in the early 1960s in Germany and designs made by Ira Clement in 1966 for Penn Tube Plastics in Pennsylvania. Initially made from polyethyle…

Read More

Spiral Cable Wrap Protector – Common Uses & Benefits

Spiral Cable Wrap Protector – Common Uses & Benefits

Spiral cable protectors help protect tubing, wiring, cabling or hoses from abrasion and other environmental factors common in factories and other environments that utilize electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment. They help organize bunches of cables, keeping them in place for easy maintenanc…

Read More