IFE-HFT

Heat-Shrinkable (Halogen-Free) Tubing

HFT heat-shrinkable tubing from IFE is flame-retardant, halogen-free and easy to use. Ideal for fluid systems or electrical systems (automotive, mass transit, etc.), it is a high-quality product that delivers dependable performance and comes in the sizes and lengths you need.

  • Flame retardant
  • Halogen-free (also no lead, chromium, cadmium, or mercury)
  • Flexible yet durable polyolefin
  • Simple installation
  • Cut to length
  • 38 standard I.D.’s (1.3mm to 100mm)
  • Available in shrink ratios of 2:1 (standard), 3:1, and 4:1
  • UL 600V and F mark certifications
  • Next-day delivery of prototypes
Heat-Shrinkable (Halogen-Free) Tubing
Item
Specifications
Shrink Temperature
90°C (194°F)
Temperature Range
-40° to +125°C
(-40° to 257°F)
Radial Shrinking Ratio
> 50%
Longitudinal Change
> 5%
Tensile Strength
> 10.4 MPa
(1,508 psi)
Ultimate Elongation
> 200%
Aging in CirculatingAir-Oven
158.0 + 1.0°C, 168 hours
After Aging:
Tensile Strength and
Ultimate Elongation

> 7.3 MPa
(1,059)> 100%
Volume Resistivity
> 1,014 W.cm
Dielectric Strength
> 15 KV/mm
Flammability
VW-1
Concentricity
> 65

Specifications are for Medium-Duty tubing. Thin-Wall and Dual-Wall (with adhesive layer) tubing are also available.

Standard color is black, standard shrink ratio is 2:1. Minimum orders required for non-standards.

U.S.
Size
(Ref.)
Size As Supplied (mm) After Heating (mm)
Inside Dia. Wall Thickness Inside Dia. Wall Thickness
 
0.8
1.3 ± 0.2
0.15 ± 0.05
≤ 0.5
0.28 ± 0.05
 
1.0
1.5 ± 0.2
0.18 ± 0.05
≤ 0.6
0.30 ± 0.05
 
1.5
2.0 ± 0.2
0.18 ± 0.05
≤ 0.8
0.32 ± 0.05
1/16"
2.0
2.5 ± 0.2
0.18 ± 0.05
≤ 1.0
0.35 ± 0.05
 
2.5
3.0 ± 0.2
0.20 ± 0.05
≤ 1.3
0.38 ± 0.05
1/8"
3.0
3.5 ± 0.3
0.20 ± 0.05
≤ 1.5
0.38 ± 0.05
 
3.5
4.0 ± 0.3
0.20 ± 0.05
≤ 1.8
0.38 ± 0.05
 
4.0
4.5 ± 0.3
0.23 ± 0.05
≤ 2.0
0.45 ± 0.05
 
4.5
4.8 ± 0.3
0.23 ± 0.05
≤ 2.3
0.45 ± 0.05
 
5.0
5.5 ± 0.3
0.23 ± 0.05
≤ 2.5
0.45 ± 0.05
1/4"*
6.0
6.5 ± 0.4
0.25 ± 0.05
≤ 3.0
0.50 ± 0.05
 
6.5
7.0 ± 0.4
0.25 ± 0.05
≤ 3.0
0.52 ± 0.05
 
7.0
7.5 ± 0.4
0.30 ± 0.08
≤ 3.5
0.60 ± 0.05
 
8.0
8.5 ± 0.4
0.30 ± 0.08
≤ 4.0
0.60 ± 0.08
3/8"*
9.0
9.5 ± 0.4
0.30 ± 0.08
≤ 4.5
0.60 ± 0.08
 
10.0
10.5 ± 0.5
0.30 ± 0.08
≤ 5.0
0.60 ± 0.08
 
11.0
11.5 ± 0.5
0.30 ± 0.08
≤ 5.5
0.60 ± 0.08
1/2"*
12.0
12.5 ± 0.5
0.30 ± 0.08
≤ 6.0
0.60 ± 0.08
 
13.0
13.5 ± 0.5
0.36 ± 0.12
≤ 6.5
0.65 ± 0.12
 
14.0
14.5 ± 0.5
0.36 ± 0.12
≤ 7.0
0.65 ± 0.12
5/8"*
15.0
15.5 ± 0.5
0.36 ± 0.12
≤ 7.5
0.65 ± 0.12
 
16.0
16.5 ± 0.5
0.36 ± 0.12
≤ 8.0
0.70 ± 0.12
 
17.0
17.5 ± 0.5
0.36 ± 0.12
≤ 8.5
0.70 ± 0.12
3/4"*
18.0
18.7 ± 0.5
0.40 ± 0.15
≤ 9.0
0.75 ± 0.12
 
20.0
20.6 ± 0.6
0.40 ± 0.15
≤ 10.0
0.80 ± 0.12
 
22.0
22.7 ± 0.6
0.40 ± 0.15
≤ 11.0
0.80 ± 0.12
1"*
25.0
25.5 ± 0.7
0.45 ± 0.15
≤ 12.5
0.90 ± 0.12
 
28.0
29.2 ± 0.7
0.45 ± 0.15
≤ 14.0
0.90 ± 0.12
1-1/4"*
30.0
31.0 ± 0.7
0.45 ± 0.15
≤ 15.0
0.90 ± 0.12
 
35.0
≥ 35.0
0.50 ± 0.15
≤ 19.0
1.00 ± 0.30
1-1/2"*
40.0
≥ 40.0
0.50 ± 0.15
≤ 21.0
1.00 ± 0.30
2"
50.0
≥ 50.0
0.50 ± 0.15
≤ 27.0
1.00 ± 0.30
 
55.0
≥ 55.0
0.50 ± 0.15
≤ 28.0
1.00 ± 0.30
2-1/2"
60.0
≥ 60.0
0.50 ± 0.15
≤ 31.0
1.00 ± 0.30
2-3/4"
70.0
≥ 70.0
0.70 ± 0.30
≤ 35.0
1.45 ± 0.25
3"
80.0
≥ 80.0
0.70 ± 0.30
≤ 45.0
1.45 ± 0.25
3-1/2"
90.0
≥ 90.0
0.70 ± 0.30
≤ 45.0
1.45 ± 0.25
4"
100.0
≥ 100.0
0.70 ± 0.30
≤ 50.0
1.45 ± 0.25
* stock item (2:1 shrink ratio)
Due to our program of continuous improvement, specifications may be subject to change.