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Zipper (Nylon)

Zipper (Nylon)

Mechanical Chain Zipper

  • Separating Plastic & Brass Zippers
  • Round, Flat & Rectangular Cable Shapes
  • Sizes 1/2" & Up; Lengths 100 Ft. Max.
  • High Strength & Flexing Applications
  • Best for High Frequency Re-Entry
  • Custom Colors & Slider Configurations
  • No Secondary Tooling Required

Material Specifications

Available Attributes

Zipper Color Black Rail Gray White
Zipper Style 10mm 5mm

Zipper (Nylon)

Break Strength 30-75 lbs. l/in (varies with size)
Colors Black Standard (custom colors available)
Configuration Fixed (w/ Pin & Box & Stops)
Slider Single, Locking, Plastic (metal when applicable)
Stops Plastic (metal when applicable)
Tape Woven Polyester, 5/8 inch & 3/4 inch wide
Tooth Molded Derlin® Plastic, Tooth
Slider Single, Locking, Plastic (metal when applicable)
Tooth Size 5, 10 and 15 mm

Specifications subject to change without notice. All statements and technical information contained herein are based on tests we believe to be reliable, but the accuracy or completeness is not guaranteed under all circumstances. Before using Zippertubing® products, the user shall determine suitability for the intended use, and user assumes all responsibility for improper selection. Published attenuation values of Zippertubing® shielding have been verified by laboratory testing of the respective shielding materials. Actual installed attenuation values may differ due to installation techniques and final assembly operation parameters which are beyond the control of Zippertubing®. Actual attenuation values can only be determined by the end user testing the completed assembly. U.S. and International Patents and patents pending. © 2017 The Zippertubing® Company, Chandler, Arizona.

Mechanical Chain Zipper

Toothed zippers consist of individual molded Delrin® interlocking teeth attached to a separating Polyester fabric tape which has a fixed start and stop point. The zipper is closed via a self-locking slider which make a zipper installation tool free. Toothed zippers are available as a medium or heavyweight, highly flexible, closure system for cables where a tool-free installation is desired and the open/closure cycle frequency is likely to be high. Toothed zippers perform best in round cable applications where the cable bundle diameters exceeds 1.0 inch and larger and on flat ribbon cables over 2.0" wide. Toothed zippers can be used in very large size applications by increasing the tooth size. Ideally all zippers should be used in applications that are free of dirt and debris which could cause jamming, however toothed zippers are easily cleaned with a small brush if contaminated. For smaller cables and lightweight applications use a "coil zipper" style. Zippers cannot be cut to length on site at the time of installation so assembly length must be known at the time of order. Zippers items are typically commercial items and meet the manufactures performance specification; however they can be procured in compliance to A-A-55634.

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