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Catalog Number 2016.015.002.16
Description Raychem Corporation T3725-2-3 Heat-Shrink Tubing, c. 1980s-1990s. Black plastic heat-shrink tubing designed to cover a splice on a cable that ranged in size from number 6 to number 2 AWG (American Wire Gauge) or 16-35 mm ². Raychemer Jim Thompson notes that this piece of tubing might have thermoplastic adhesive on the interior that would seal the splice on either end of the cable when heated, and in the acronym WCSM, "CSM" stands for cable sleeve metric.
Object Name Tube
Collection "3D - Containers
Title Raychem Corporation T3725-2-3 Heat-Shrink Tubing, c. 1980s-1990s
Date 1980s-1990s
Creator Raychem Corporation, Menlo Park
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "RAYCHEM WCSM 19/6 (.75"/.24") / NOM. 1/f #6 - #2 AWG or 16-35mm². UL [Underwriters Laboratories symbol] CSA [Canadian Standards Association symbol] T3725-2-3" (repeated horizontally on side in white ink)
Dimensions H-1 W-20.125 D-1 Dia-1 inches
Dimension Details 1" x 20.125" x 1"
Search Terms Business and Industry
Electronics Industry
Heat-Shrink Tubing
Radiation Chemistry
Raychem Corporation
Subjects Business
Cable industry
Electrical industry
Radiation chemistry