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Description: We love heat shrink! We use it for all sorts of handy projects. Use it to reinforce connections, protect devices, and electrically isolate exposed solder joints. We worked with a manufacturer to create a kit that we would use: lots of colors, lots of sizes, nothing too long. We specially requested some of the sizes with heat sensitive glue which significantly increases stress relief and water proofing. This kit includes 95 pieces of heat shrink, all of varying colors and sizes, and comes in a clear bag. All pieces are 10cm in length.

Bag includes the following diameters, 5 pieces of each:

  • Black
    • 1.5/3.7/6.5/9.5mm
    • 6.5/9.5mm with glue
  • Red
    • 1.5/3.7/6.5/9.5mm
  • Green
    • 1.5/3.7/6.5/9.5mm
  • Yellow
    • 1.5/3.7mm
  • Blue
    • 1.5/3.7mm
  • Transparent
    • 6.5mm

Comments 14 comments

  • Wow! for 7.95 there must be 5 times the number of tubes than the kit I bought for $7 at the shack a few months ago. They are good tubes too– they take the heat very well.

  • Best Purchase Ever (because heat shrink is awesome). Do not buy the regular heatshrink; it’s to big for standard wire. And what’s up with the 9.5mm (.374 inches/0 GAUGE WIRE!!!!) It’s humongous. Maybe we can use the magnet squares (of “ hold small children to a fridge” fame) and use the big heat shrink to wrap up the children!

    p.s. and transparent heatshrink is REALLY COOL!

    • old post, but…

      The large heatshrink is great for very small self-contained circuits – For instance, it’s common to use on MOSFET control units in airsoft guns, to surround the whole unit (FET+diode+resistors+wires) and keep it from making contact with the metal chassis while inside the gun.

      • That’s similar to what I use the larger sizes for, after splicing a two-wire line with their own heat shrink tubes over the solder joins, I put one larger one over the pair for further protection.

        It would help if that darned cat would finally gnaw into something of particularly high voltage and either kill off the bad habit, or…

        Can’t tell you how many wires the feline has bisected, bit, mangled, chewed, or otherwise made useless.

  • What can be said that hasn’t been said. The tube here is very good, they even have 1.5mm which is perfect for LED legs and covering bare bus wire.

  • I checked with tech support and they said they usually use their heat gun at 212F with this stuff. I also stuck it in my oven at 215F and then 250F because I got impatient and that worked as well (better than using a hair dryer when I needed to do a whole bunch of parts).

  • How am I supposed to tell which black pieces have glue? I have ten black pieces of diameter 6.5 mm and five of diameter 9.5 mm, and they all look identical to me.

  • What is the shrink ratio? 2:1, 3:1? Thanks.

  • This kit is awesome! I love that some of the pieces have water-proofing glue.

  • What is the heat resistance of these parts? Specifically do you think they could be used to insulate the wire on the power resistor here?

    • Well if you are into that kind of projects, I think you have bigger problems… Better get some specialized heat shrink on Digi-Key


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