Butyrate Sleeve Checking
An electrical manufacture had a need for a small quantity of clear, transparent tubing sleeves for their line of ¼” wide blade-type quick connects. We provided them with long sleeves of 2.765" ID (about 16" long). The extrusion was in CAB, cellulose acetate butyrate. In extrusion, the ID of a tube is derivative of the OD and the wall thickness. The best way to check an ID is to make go/no-go gauges. We generally extrude sleeves with an ID average that is .015 to .020 larger than the tube that it connects. Our extensive line of stock tubing and our low-minimums allow us to take on the small orders efficiently.