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Z flex® (PFR)

Drawing No. ZT94-10-006

Extremely Flexible, Polyurethane Flat Cable Jacket, 18 Mil

Z flex® (PFR) is an economical, high-performance, heavy duty, pull-thru jacketing system for flat cables made from Zippertubing's type PFR-18. This configuration is ideal for inter-connection applications where mechanical protection is required and a sealed, flat, tubular jacket is desirable. Z flex® is supplied in reel form and is easily cut to any length required.

Z flex® (PFR) is made from a Polyurethane jacket offering exceptional toughness, resistance to abrasion and fluids, while exhibiting high flexibility throughout its wide temperature range. The jacket is ideal for use in difficult environments and for many nuclear, aerospace and military applications where PVC materials are not permitted. The PFR-18 material passes FAR-25 requirements for flammability and smoke generation.

A special "blue-line" nylon cloth leader inside the jacket is provided for fast, easy pull-through of the cable. Z flex® (PFR) is available in many standard sizes to fit the most popular flat cable sizes ranging from 20 to 64 conductors. Custom sizes and colors are also available.

Refer to Zippertubing's PFR-18 data sheet below for specific material characteristics.

Product Specifications

RoHS Compliant
Shelf Life 60 months
Minimum Operating Temperature -67 ° F (-55 ° C )
Maximum Operating Temperature 224 ° F (107 ° C )

Available Attributes
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Shape of Installation Flat
Inside Diameter 1.625" 2.0" 2.75" 3.5"
Exterior Material PFR-18
Closure Heat-Sealed
Material Color Black

Material Specifications

PFR-18

RoHS Compliant
Material Thickness 0.018"
Shelf-Life 60 months
Dielectric Constant 5.0 - 6.0
Mil-Spec Mil-C-27072; Mil-C-13777; Mil-I-3930/21
Copper Corrosion Mil-C-27072 & 13777
Temperature Range -55° to 107°C (-67° to 224.6°F)
Tensile Strength 4,000 psi.
Configuration Extruded Material
Flame Retardant UL 94 V-0
Abrasion Resistance Best
Fungicide Mil-Std-810, Method 508.3
Dielectric Strength 900 volts/mil
Elongation 650%

Heat Sealed

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.