Is Heat Shrink More Reliable Than Electrical Tape?

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 08:31:31 Europe/London

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Heat shrink tubing and electrical tape both demonstrate superior insulation and protection properties. Therefore, when considering the varied applicational purposes of each, it makes sense to assume that their use is practically interchangeable.

However, this assumption is wrong. Heat shrink tubing and electrical tape are noticeably different in composition. They have several key differences and knowing these will help you to decide which you should use.... READ MORE

Posted in Product Information By Editor at Hilltop Products

Useful Tools to Help With Your Halloween Costumes & Decorating

Friday, 25 October 2019 14:29:51 Europe/London

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How can a glue gun, heat gun, rapstraps, cable ties or weatherproof box come into use this Halloween?

Well, if you're creating your own costume, looking to make your home spookier or get the kids doing some Halloween crafts, we have just the tools to make those tasks that little bit easier.

 

Tools to Help Create Halloween Costumes

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Posted in Product Information By Katie Hasall

Heat Shrink Tubing Specification Guide

Friday, 6 October 2017 16:30:25 Europe/London

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 Heat shrink tubing is used for a wide range of domestic, commercial and industrial applications.

The tubing is affordable and easy to install. It also offers better protection and durability compared with similar solutions like electrical tape.

Different types of heat shrink are suited to different applications. The heat shrink tubing that’s best suited for use in automobiles is different from the tubing used in telecommunications whic... READ MORE

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Car Wrapping - What, Why and How?

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 09:34:45 Europe/London

The Hilltop Products online store now offers the tools you’ll need to professionally wrap your car, but what exactly is car wrapping, why is it now so popular and how is it done?

You’ll find all the information you need right here.

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Posted in Product Information By Joanne Walsh

(Not So) Frequently Asked Questions about Heat Shrink Tubing

Thursday, 9 October 2014 12:27:03 Europe/London

If you’ve ever wondered about the finer points of heat shrink tubing, you can find out what you’d like to know right here.

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Posted in Product Information By Joanne Walsh

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