What is heat shrink tubing used for?

- Sep 17, 2018-

    Likely to be found just about anywhere there are cables and wires, heat shrink is extremely useful, both for protection and cosmetic enhancement. It can be used to:

Seal water and dust out of cable splices

Insulate cables and wires against extreme heat in aircraft, boats, and military vehicles

Provide a barrier between cables and corrosive chemicals

Color code cables for easy identification

Harness multiple wires together

Make long-lasting labels for network patch cords