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I am wondering if anybody know if shrink wrap tubing can maintain its
structural integrity under high heat life cycle.

By this I mean after you have shrank it around a wire, can it still
survive if its in a high heat environment, say inside the car engine
compartment. I want to tidy up the wirings in the engine compartment
of a car to isolate grounding problems. I am hoping to use shrink wrap
tubings to insulate all the lose electrical signal wires. Any idea?
TIA

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I am wondering if anybody know if shrink wrap tubing can maintain its
structural integrity under high heat life cycle.


Generally yes, unless it gets so hot it disintegrates.



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....... I want to tidy up the wirings in the engine compartment
of a car to isolate grounding problems. I am hoping to use shrink wrap
tubings to insulate all the lose electrical signal wires.


Joseph-

I believe the normal temperature in an engine compartment would not hurt
heat-shrink tubing. Perhaps it would be damaged if it touched an
exhaust manifold, but otherwise not likely.

That said, there is a flexible tubing for sale at auto parts stores,
that may be better (easier) for your application. It has a slit along
its length so wires can be easily inserted, removed or brought out at
intermediate locations.

Fred
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Joseph wrote:

Hi Folks

I am wondering if anybody know if shrink wrap tubing can maintain its
structural integrity under high heat life cycle.

By this I mean after you have shrank it around a wire, can it still
survive if its in a high heat environment, say inside the car engine
compartment. I want to tidy up the wirings in the engine compartment
of a car to isolate grounding problems. I am hoping to use shrink wrap
tubings to insulate all the lose electrical signal wires. Any idea?
TIA

Aren't those wires insulated already? If you know which ones aren't,
isn't that a major clue as to where your "grounding problems" lie?

I hope you're not planning to "tidy up" the spark plug wires, because
that is a bad idea.

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