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Catalog Number 2016.015.002.25
Description Raychem Corporation Thermofit Marker Sleeves, c. 1980s-1990s. One roll of Thermofit Marker Sleeves (TMS). The product has a 2.5" wide nylon structure with multiple 2" x 0.375" rectangular strips that hold white pieces of heat-shrink tubing. Raychemer Jim Thompson notes that the tubing is partially shrunken down on the strips. The roll would be fed into a machine that would print labels on the outside of the tubes. Once marked, the tubes would be slid onto a wire in an electrical harness.
Object Name Tube
Collection 3D - Containers
Title Raychem Corporation Thermofit Marker Sleeves, c. 1980s-1990s
Date 1980s-1990s
Creator Raychem Corporation, Menlo Park
Role Manufacturer
Dimensions W-2.5 inches
Search Terms Business and Industry
Electronics Industry
Heat-Shrink Tubing
Industry
Radiation Chemistry
Raychem Corporation
Subjects Business
Electrical industry
Industry
Radiation chemistry