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Zipper (Tu-Way)

Toothed Zipper (Plastic, End Opening)

  • Mechanical, seperating plastic zipper
  • Coil & Molded Tooth designs, 4.5-10mm sizes
  • Ideal in high strength & flexure applications

Raw materials are not sold separately, please contact the sales department for any special requirements.

Material Specifications

Available Attributes

Zipper Style 5mm 10mm
Zipper Color Black

Zipper (Tu-Way)

Break Strength 30-50 lbs. l/in (varies with size)
Tape Woven Polyester, 5/8 inch & 3/4 inch wide
Tooth Size 5 and 10 mm
Configuration Fixed (w/ long Pin & Stops)
Color Black Standard (custom colors available)
Tooth Molded Delrin ® Plastic tooth
Slider Dual (tail to tail), Locking, Plastic (metal when applicable)
Stops Plastic (metal when applicable)
Opening At Each End

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. © 2019 The Zippertubing® Company, Chandler, Arizona.

Tu-Way 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 Tu-Way zipper is closed via dual (two) self-locking sliders which face tail to tail allowing the zipper jacket to be opened from either end once installed. This type of zipper configuration makes accessing the jacket termination point (usually at a connector end) very easy for rework without having to remove the entire jacket if the problem area happens to be at the pin/box end which is typical of a standard toothed zipper. Tu-Way 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 Tu-Way 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 Tu-Way 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. Toothed Tu-Way 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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