We are many things at Hilltop, providing useful cable management products to a huge range of clients. However, we would be the first to admit thatREAD MORE
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Monday, 11 December 2017 15:55:15 Europe/London
Heat shrink tubing is an expanded plastic product which contracts when it is heated. The contracted tubing can be used to seal connections, identify cables and much more.
There are different kinds of heat shrink tubing. The tubes are available in different materials and different sizes, they also have different shrink ratios. The principles of application remain the sam... READ MORE
Friday, 13 October 2017 11:30:38 Europe/London
If it is worth doing then it is worth doing well.
Engineers, electricians and tinkerers all know the satisfaction of perfectly fitting a piece of heat shrink. When your substrate fits snugly inside its heat shrink casing and there are no bumps or grooves along the length of the tube, the private sense of pride can improve your mood remarkably.
Whether you are an expert applicator or a relative novice, this guide will help you brush up on your skil... READ MORE
Friday, 15 September 2017 14:20:19 Europe/London
Low smoke zero halogen (hereafter referred to as LSZH but also called LSOH, LS0H, LSFH or OHLS) is a material classification that is common to cable and wire casings.
When exposed to flames and high levels of heat, LSZH materials produce very little visible smoke (compared to PVC and other similar materials) and no halogens, which can b... READ MORE
Friday, 18 August 2017 15:04:34 Europe/London
Heat shrink tubing is fantastically diverse. Our customers use it for a wide variety of commercial and industrial purposes, but did you know that the malleable tubing also has a broad range of uses in domestic environments?
Here are eight of the most creative uses that we could think of for heat shrink at home.
Heat shrink silencer
Not for a gun, but for keys, or anything else that makes a noise at inopportune times. Wrap a piece of heat... READ MORE
Monday, 31 July 2017 11:50:19 Europe/London
In this fourth instalment of our ‘Why Hilltop’ series of blogs, we consider Hilltop Products’ extensive range of cable identification products that are so critical for many customers.
Cable identification is a big part of what we do because knowing which wires and cables lead where is an important part of cable management. When it comes to cable identification solutions our simple philosophy says that the product needs to fit the applica... READ MORE