Yellow heat shrink tubing is a specific type of heat shrink tubing that is coloured yellow. Like other heat shrink tubing, it is made of polymer materials that shrink when exposed to heat, providing insulation, protection, and strain relief for various components. The yellow colour serves both practical and visual purposes in different applications.
What are the key features of yellow heat shrink tubing?
Key features and characteristics of yellow heat shrink tubing include:
- Colour Coding: Yellow heat shrink tubing is often used for colour-coding purposes. In electrical and electronic applications, different colours are used to identify different wires or components, making it easier for technicians to identify connections and troubleshoot.
- High Visibility: The yellow colour provides high visibility, making it easier to spot and distinguish the covered components, even in complex wiring setups.
- Electrical Insulation: Like other heat shrink tubing, yellow heat shrink tubing offers excellent electrical insulation, protecting wires, cables, and connectors from abrasion, moisture, and other environmental factors.
- Temperature Range: It typically has a wide operating temperature range, making it suitable for various temperature environments.
- Shrink Ratio: Yellow heat shrink tubing is available in different shrink ratios, such as 2:1 or 3:1, allowing users to choose the appropriate size for their specific application.
RS stocks a wide selection of Yellow Heat Shrink Tubing by leading suppliers such as TE connectivity, HellermannTyton, Alpha wire and RS PRO.