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Heat Shrink Tubing

Seamless heat shrink tubing for a variety of applications

Heat shrink tubing is created with a different method than standard shrink sleeves. Heat shrink tubes are blow extruded in a seamless tube, similar to a sleeve but without the seam. The benefits of seamless heat shrink wrap tubing make it appropriate for medical or scientific products and many applications beyond product packaging. With that said, there are few better options for product labeling than heat shrink tubes, which couple minimalism with its many practical advantages.

Heat Shrink Tubing Materials

Choose from a wide range of heat shrink wrap tubing materials, lay flats, wall thicknesses, and colors.

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

  • Cost effective heat shrink tubing option
  • Shrink up to 62%
  • Ease of conversion

PETG (Polyethylene Terephthalate with Glycol)

  • High clarity
  • Shrink up to 75%
  • Chemically resistance heat shrink tubing
  • Recyclable

EarthFirst® Ingeo® PLA (Poly Lactic Acid – Corn based biopolymer)

  • Shrink up to 78%
  • High clarity
  • Less machine direction shrink
  • Eco friendly heat shrink tubing
  • Biodegradable heat shrink wrap tubing material
  • Lower activation temperature
  • ASTM 6400-certified compostable

OPC (Oriented Polystyrene)

  • Up to 70% shrink
  • Greater acceptance in Japan & Europe
  • Perceived as environmentally friendly
  • Machine direction shrink growth