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Connector Cover™ (ALP-500)

Drawing No. ZT06-08-003

Engineered for Interconnect Components That Need a Lightweight Heat Reflective Material, with Snap Closure

Zippertubing's Connector Covers are hexagonal, rectangular or trapezoidal-shaped products that are widely used to minimize fluid and dirt exposure on any critical interconnect components. They are available in many sizes, materials, and closure types. Depending on your needs, Connector Covers are available with or without thermal protection and/or EMI shielding.

This particular type of Connector Cover is the perfect solution for components that are exposed to large amounts of heat for long periods of time. Connector Cover (ALP-500) is comprised of Zippertubing's ALP-500 heat-reflecting material, snap-button closure (re-open whenever necessary), and sewn with Kevlar thread to properly hold the product together under extreme temperatures. The operational temperature range of Connector Cover (ALP-500) is -58° to 350°F.

When Connector Covers are combined with Zippertubing's many cable, EMI, or thermal protective products they become the perfect solution to continue that protective barrier throughout your wire or cable bundle. When protecting your whole wire or cable bundle, the best paring to the Connector Cover (ALP-500) would be Zippertubing's rugged, snap-button closure product Snap-Grip® (SAM-1000) and its flexible, heat-reflective tape HeatReflect® (ALP).

About ALP-500: A low-cost, medium-weight, polyurethane-coated fiberglass fabric with an aluminum foil surface on one side. This flexible material provides a thermal effectiveness value of 149.72°F when tested to SAE J2302 requirements.

Product Specifications

RoHS Compliant
Minimum Operating Temperature -58 ° F (-50 ° C )
Maximum Operating Temperature 350 ° F (177 ° C )

Available Attributes
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Shape of Installation Round
Exterior Material ALP-500
Closure Stainless Steel Snaps
Trapezoid Size 4.0" x 9.0" Trapezoid
Thread Type Kevlar Thread

Material Specifications


Abrasion Resistance Best
Temperature Range -50° to 180°C (-58° to 356°F)
Flame Retardant Self-Extinguishing
Material Thickness 0.016"
Shelf-Life 60 months
RoHS Compliant
Tear Strength >350 daN/50 mm (warp) | >250 daN/50 mm (fill)

Stainless Steel Snaps

RoHS Compliant
Shelf-Life 60 months

Sewn (Kevlar Thread)

Size TEX-98
Material Spun para-Aramid filaments
Flame Retardant Decomposes at 448°C
Color Natural (Amber)
Temperature 210°C max. operational Short spikes to 250°C Decomposition at 448°C
Break Strength 16 lbs-min
Shelf-Life 60 months
Elongation 6% (max)
Finish Soft, No bonding
Specification A-A-55195

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 suitabilituriy 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. © 2018 The Zippertubing® Company, Chandler, Arizona.