Cable Ties Materials
Nylon 66 – General purpose Nylon 66 is the material most frequently used for cable ties. This material meets UL 94V-2 flammability rating and has a working temperature range from -40 degrees F to 185 degrees F. It is most effective in non-outdoor applications.
Nylon 66 UV Stabilized – UV Stabilized Nylon 66 is the recommended material for exposure to ultraviolet (UV) sunlight. This product is recommended for use in applications of continuous or extended exposure to outdoor sunlight. This material meets UL 94V-2 flammability rating and has a working temperature range from -40 degrees F to 185 degrees F.
Nylon 66 Heat Stabilized – Heat Stabilized Nylon 66 is the material used when resistance to higher temperatures is required. The working temperature range for this material is from -40 degrees F to 221 degrees F. It meets UL94V-2 flammability rating.
Polypropylene – For applications where chemical effects on nylon are a concern, Polypropylene is the material of choice. Resistance to chemicals such as hydrochloric acids, sodium chloride, and other basic salts are examples of such applications. Polypropylene, while it has the ability to withstand ultraviolet light exposure, does have a lower tensile strength than Nylon 66.
Tefzel – Tefzel provides radiation resistance to a wide range of chemicals, including sulfuric acids and hydorfluoric acids. Radiation resistance up to 100 megarads, Tefzel withstands high temperatures, ultraviolet light exposure, and meets UL flammability requirement 94V-0.