Cable Tie Selection Guide

Comprehensive Cable Tie Solutions
Panduit offers a broad selection of industry approved styles, sizes, and materials to meet a full range of electrical, industrial, and
networking applications.
PLT Pan-Ty ® Cable Ties
Most comprehensive product offering
SG Super-Grip ® Cable Ties
Withstand rough installations
BT Dome-Top ® Barb Ty Cable Ties
Metal locking barb; infinite adjustability
DT Dura-Ty ® Cable Ties
Acetal material; 20+ years outdoor service life
Product FamilyPLT
SG
BT
DT
CBR Contour-Ty ® Cable Ties
Low profile head, parallel-entry, outside teeth
HV Hyper-V ™ Cable Ties
Teeth on both sides; 2-wedge locking design
SST Sta-Strap ® Cable Ties
Two-piece design, low thread force, lightweight
ERT Elastomeric Cable Ties
Flexible, elastic material, UL 94V-0, releasable
CBR
HV
Cross Sections
Styles
Locking
P
P P P P P Releasable
P Marker
P P Clamp
P P Push Mount
P P Specialty P P
Miniature
P
P P P Intermediate P
P
P
P
Standard
P
P P P
Heavy-Standard
P
Light-Heavy
P
P P P P Heavy
P
P P
Extra-Heavy
P
P
SST
ERT
P
P
P
P
P
P P
P
P
P
Cable Tie Industry Approvals
Agency
Spec/Approval
Requirement
Products
UL (Underwriters
Laboratory
UL 62275 (File E56854)
Types 1, 11, 2, 2S, 21, 21S (Note 1)
Select PLT, BT, SG, SST, and CBR Series
CSA (Canadian
Standards Association)
CSA-C22.2 No. 62275 (File 31212)
Types 1, 11, 2, 2S, 21, 21S (Note 1)
Select PLT, BT, SG, SST, and CBR Series
ABS (American
Bureau of Shipping)
05-HS463235-PDA
2005 Steel Vessel Rules
1-1-4/7.7,4-8-4/21.9.32001
MODU Rules 4-3-3/5.9.1
PLT and BT Series
Bureau Veritas
Cert 05968/C0, BV File
ACE 14/601/01 Product Code:
2535H
Bureau Veritas Rules for the Classification of
Steel Ships
PLT, PRT, BT and CBR Series
Det Norske Veritas
E-6405
Det Norske Veritas’ Rules for Classification of
Ships and Mobile Offshore Units
PLT, PLC, PLM, PRT, PLWP, PRWP and PRST Series
Lloyd’s Register of
Shipping
89/60111 (E3)
Lloyd’s Register Type Approval
PLT, PLC, PLP, PLWP, PLM, PRT, SST, SSC, SSM, BT, BC,
BM, BF, B2M, B3M, BM, BW, BP, ILT and CBR Series
Russian Maritime
Register of Shipping
11130200
Russian Maritime Type Approval Certificate
PLT, PLC, PLM, PLF, SG, BT, BF, BM, BC, DT and CBR Series
NRC (Nuclear
Regulatory Commission)
NRC 10CFR50
Quality Assurance Criteria for Nuclear
All cable tie products
US Military
Aerospace Standard
QPL-AS23190
SAE spec AS23190
Select PLT, BT, SST, and CBR Series
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Material Selection Criteria
Mechanical
Properties
Chemical
Resistance
Thermal Properties
Heat
Stabilized
Nylon 6.6
Flame
Retardant
Nylon 6.6
Nylon 6.6
Weather
Resistant
Nylon 6.6
—
Natural (other colors available)
Black
Black
Black
Natural
Black
Black
—
No Suffix
0
0
30
39
300
60
ISO 527
12,000
12,000
9,700
12,000
12,000
12,000
11,000
Water Absorption (24 Hours)
ASTM D570
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.1%
Radiation Resistance (Rads)
—
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 105
Weathering Life Expectancy
(Years)/UV Resistance
Impact Resistance
Salts
Hydrocarbons
(Oil, Lubricants)
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
Acids
Bases
Acid Rain
Continuous Use
Temperature Range
—
1–2
7–9
7–9
4–5
1–2
7–9
1–2
5
5
5
5
5
5
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
Minimum Installation Temperature
Flammability Rating
UL 746B
-76°F – 185°F
-60°C – 85°C
-76°F – 185°F -76°F – 185°F -76°F – 239°F -76°F – 239°F -76°F – 239°F -76°F – 212°F
-60°C – 85°C -60°C – 85°C -60°C – 115°C -60°C – 115°C -60°C – 115°C -60°C – 100°C
UL 62275
-4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F -4°F or +32°F -4°F or +32°F -4°F or +32°F -4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C -20°C or 0°C -20°C or 0°C -20°C or 0°C -20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
(Note 1)
(Note 1)
(Note 1)
(Note 1)
UL 94
V-2
V-2
HB
V-2
V-2
V-2
V-0
Low Smoke
ASTM E662
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
Oxygen Index
BS ISO 4589
28
28
—
28
28
28
34
Halogen-Free
IEC 60754-2
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Burning Fume Toxicity
Heat Deflection
Temperature @ 1.8 Mpa
Relative Price
Material Availability
Heat
Stabilized
Nylon 6.6
Heat
Stabilized
Weather
Resistant
Nylon 6.6
Test
Method
Material
Color
Part Number Suffix
(Material Designation)
Tensile @ Yield @ 73°F (psi)
BSS-7239
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
PASS
ASTM D648
ISO 75 -1/-2
158°F
70°C
158°F
70°C
145°F
63°C
158°F
70°C
158°F
70°C
158°F
70°C
154°F
68°C
—
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
Med
Med
3
3
3
3
Product Family
Pan-Ty ® Cable Ties PLT
3
SM, M, I, S
LH, H, EH
3
Super-Grip® Cable Ties SG
3
M, I, S, LH
H
3
Dome-Top ® Barb Ty Cable Ties B
T
3
M, I, S
LH
3
3
3
M, I, S, HS, LH
3
3
Dura-Ty ™ Cable Ties Contour-Ty ® Cable Ties Hyper-V ™ Cable Ties Cross Sections
DT
CBR
HV
Sta-Strap ® Cable Ties SST
Elastomeric Cable Ties ERT
LH
3
Highest
High
Acceptable
Low
M, I, S, H
3
Check mark indicates material availability in that product family for all cross sections.
Recommendation Legend
3
Impact
Modified
Weather
Resistant
Nylon 6.6
Lowest
Cross Sections: SM = Subminiature, M = Miniature, I = Intermediate, S = Standard, HS = Heavy-Standard,
LH = Light-Heavy, H = Heavy, EH = Extra-Heavy
DT
Flame
Retardant
Nylon 6.6
Weather
Weather
Resistant
Resistant
Nylon 12 Polypropylene Polypropylene
ERT
Metal
Metal
Weather
Flame
Detectable Detectable
Resistant Retardant
Nylon
Polypropylene Acetal
TPU
TEFZELn
HALARs
PEEK
Natural Ivory
Black
Green
Black
Aqua Blue
Maroon
Translucent Brown
Lt. Blue
Dark Blue
Black
Black
69
120
109
100
76
702Y
71
86
186
N/A
20
11,000
6,700
4,100
4,100
7,500
7,000
15,200
—
—
6,500
4,300
1.1%
0.3%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.03%
<0.05%
0.5%
1.2%
0.1%
<0.45%
0.25%
1 x 10
3.5 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
2 x 10
2 x 10
1 x 10
—
1 x 10
6 x 10
—
1–2
12 – 15
1
7–9
>15
>15
—
—
1
>20
7–9
-76°F – 212°F
-60°C – 100°C
-76°F – 194°F
-60°C – 90°C
-76°F – 239°F
-60°C – 115°C
-76°F – 239°F
-60°C – 115°C
-76°F – 338°F -76°F – 257°F
-60°C – 170°C -60°C – 125°C
-76°F – 500°F
-60°C – 260°C
(Note 2)
-76°F – 185°F
-60°C – 85°C
-76°F – 239°F
-60°C – 115°C
76°F – 185°F -40°F – 122°F
-60°C – 85°C -40°C – 50°C
-4°F or +32°F -4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C -20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F -4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C -20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
-4°F or +32°F -4°F or +32°F
-20°C or 0°C -20°C or 0°C
(Note 1)
(Note 1)
5
6
6
6
8
8
9
6
5
V-0
HB
HB
HB
V-0
V-0
V-0
HB
HB
HB
V-0
PASS
—
—
—
—
—
PASS
—
—
PASS
—
34
—
—
—
30
52
35
—
—
—
26
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PASS
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
154°F
68°C
122°F
50°C
122°F
50°C
122°F
50°C
—
149°F
65°C
313°F
156°C
—
—
147°F
64°C
—
Med
Med
Med
Med
High
High
High
Low
Med
Med
High
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Note 1: Check UL file for specific part number rating
Note 2: Based upon UL RTI for electrical properties
n
TEFZEL is a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.
s
HALAR is a registered trademark of Ausimont USA, Inc.
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For more detailed information, visit the Panduit website at www.panduit.com/cableties
Cable Tie Installation Tools
Panduit offers the most preferred hand-operated tools in the industry. These versatile tools can be used for
production, maintenance or construction applications. Panduit cable tie installation tools promote worker
safety, help reduce downtime, improve productivity and provide the lowest total installed cost. As with all
Panduit products, quality in design and production along with customer service excellence, are assured.
Cable Tie Tools
GTS-E
n Used
with SM, M, I, and S cable ties
n Ergonomic design lowers the risk of repetitive motion injuries. Lowest activation and impact force to installer’s hand
GS2B
n Used
with M, I, and S cable ties
n Metal tool with a durable powder coat finish
GTH-E
n Used
with S, HS, LH, and H cable ties
n Ergonomic design lowers the risk of repetitive motion injuries. Lowest activation and impact force to installer’s hand
GS4H
n Used
with S, HS, LH, and H cable ties
n Metal tool with a durable powder coat finish
GS4EH
n Used
with LH, H, and EH cable ties
n Metal tool with a durable powder coat finish
Pneumatic Hand Tools
PTS
n Used
with SM, M, I, and S cable ties
n Ergonomic design with impact resistant resin housing and black knob; replacement parts can be part of a scheduled maintenance program
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PTH
Used with S, HS, LH, and H cable ties
n Ergonomic design with impact resistant resin housing and red knob; replacement parts can be part of a scheduled maintenance program
n
Pneumatic Tool Accessories
Visit www.panduit.com for our complete line of pneumatic tool accessories
n
Complete Your Bundling System
Tools
Manual Cable Tie Installation Tools
Designed to speed installation for lower installed cost
Flush tie cut-off limits exposure to sharp edges
n A full line of lightweight, ergonomic hand tools available
n Panduit leads the industry in reliability and performance
n
n
Automatic Cable Tie Installation Systems
n An
efficient solution for high volume harnessing, assembly, fastening
and packaging applications
n High speed tools lower installed cost and reduce operator fatigue
n Wrap, tension, and cut off cable ties in less than one second
n Microprocessor based controller monitors system performance
for production data and reporting
Services
Custom Imprinting Service
n
Products
available for custom imprinting include cable ties, marker plates,
marker and flag ties, hook and loop wrap ties
n Results in a professional, high quality appearance for identification
and labeling as well as promotional purposes
n Options include company logos, website addresses, sequential numbering,
phone numbers, graphics and text
Related Products
Cable Accessories
Comprehensive line of mounts, clips, and clamps that organizes and routes
cables, speeds and simplifies installations, and lowers overall installed cost
Installation methods include adhesive backed, user applied adhesive, screws, rivets and push barb
n Accessories provide long term reliability while cable clips and clamps offer
a one-piece solution to save time and reduce inventory
n
Stainless Steel Cable Ties
nDurable method of bundling, fastening and permanent identification
in applications where severe environmental conditions exist
n Engineered for safety, productivity and durability by providing round edges
and smooth surfaces, easy threading, high loop tensile strength and tight clamping
For more information
Visit us at www.panduit.com/cableties
Contact Customer Service by email: [email protected]
or by phone: 800-777-3300
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Replaces CTSG03--SA-ENG
4/2016
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