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Can anyone recommend where to buy heatshrink sleeving?

What size will be required to use on crimped 2.5mm/1.5mm and 6mm t&e?

 
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Has anyone used the crimps from RS that are enclosed in heatshrink plus a glue that melts onto the enclosed cables.

 
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Has anyone used the crimps from RS that are enclosed in heatshrink plus a glue that melts onto the enclosed cables.
As in together? At the same time? Concurrently?? WOW!

Nope! :( but I am now as interested as you... :|

to find out if anyone has??? ?:| ? :|
Me too. I wants one.

Are you listening wiz?

I WANTS one mind!

:^O :^O

 

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Can anyone recommend where to buy heatshrink sleeving?What size will be required to use on crimped 2.5mm/1.5mm and 6mm t&e?
I was impressed with the range City Electrical had on offfer - don't normally use them - but in the liocal branch they offered a large range of colours and sizes in 0.5m lenghts on a 'select it yourself' stand - so you don't feel a numpty asking for something that doesn't exist! Bear in mind heat shrink goes to approx 1/3rd of its starting size. Sometimes not as good as you would like for crimped connections!

 
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I was impressed with the range City Electrical had on offfer - don't normally use them - but in the liocal branch they offered a large range of colours and sizes in 0.5m lenghts on a 'select it yourself' stand - so you don't feel a numpty asking for something that doesn't exist! Bear in mind heat shrink goes to approx 1/3rd of its starting size. Sometimes not as good as you would like for crimped connections!
Interesting. The heatshrink from TLC shrinks down to half of the starting size.

I tend to find it quite good on the crimps (usually)! :)

 

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Hi Kme - probably just me asking for the moon - but a red crimp with heat shrink on it won't go down to grip a 1.5 cable - so in a bad situation there could be scope for water ingress. Why I should worry about that when I could legitimately use a JB I don't know........

 
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Hi Kme - probably just me asking for the moon - but a red crimp with heat shrink on it won't go down to grip a 1.5 cable - so in a bad situation there could be scope for water ingress. Why I should worry about that when I could legitimately use a JB I don't know........
As a general rule m8, where I can, I`ll put crimped connections into a chocbox (marvellous invention).

That`s not watertight either, but then neither is a "standard" JB??

Oh; and it is possible to get heatshrink for that. Don`t remember where from, but when I do I`ll let you know.

 
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I was impressed with the range City Electrical had on offfer - don't normally use them - but in the liocal branch they offered a large range of colours and sizes in 0.5m lenghts on a 'select it yourself' stand - so you don't feel a numpty asking for something that doesn't exist! Bear in mind heat shrink goes to approx 1/3rd of its starting size. Sometimes not as good as you would like for crimped connections!
'Liocal' is that a Cornish dialect coming out m8.... :) :D

or just that wireless keyboard inserting the letters it missed out of the previous post??? ?:| :^O :^O

When I have been holidaying down Cornwall I reckon I have seen some spark's in the sea using really big heat shrink as a body suit....

one length up each arm and leg and a really big one over the torso'

lie in the sun... wait for shrinkage... then go in the sea with the ole surf board!!!! :) ]:) ] :)

 
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When I have been holidaying down Cornwall I reckon I have seen some spark's in the sea using really big heat shrink as a body suit....

one length up each arm and leg and a really big one over the torso'

lie in the sun... wait for shrinkage... then go in the sea with the ole surf board!!!! :) ]:) ] :)
You`re a star, you are.

:^O :^O:^O:^O:^O:^O:^O

 
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