Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Cable Ties - Over 50 Years Of Cable Fastening

By Chris Dodds on 22nd July, 2014

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Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Cable Ties - Over 50 Years Of Cable Fastening

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap, The Cable Tie Engineered To Last.

T&D, a leading UK distributor for Thomas & Betts electrical products stock Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Cable Ties - a product with a 50 year history. 

Within the electrical cable and wire industry, cables and cable containment is a serious issue. This issue wasTy-Rap - Thomas & Betts Cable Ties particularly significant in the aircraft industry around 1958 which is when Thomas & Betts invented the Ty-Rap cable tie.

Today, Thomas & Betts Ty-Raps still set the benchmark for excellence in innovative, new cable containment products. 

Ty-Rap products are used today to wrap, bundle and contain cables - this includes low and high voltage power, control and instrumentation cables installed in safe, industrial or hazardous area environments.

While all plastic cable ties will stretch, weaken and deteroriate to point of failure overtime, Ty-Tap is designed to perform over an extended life cycle in commercial, industrial and hazardous areas. UL tested and listed to meet requirements of the NEC (National Electrical Code) in the USA.

Often Imitated, Never Equaled. 

Ty-Rap RangeThomas & Betts Cable Ties - Ty-Rap Made In The USA

  • Coloured Cable Ties
  • UV Resistant Cable Ties
  • Flame Retardant Cable Ties
  • Detectable Cable Ties
  • Flouropolymer Cable Ties
Ty-Rap Range Features
  • Grip Of Steel - The Ty-Rap's non-hydroscopic stainless steel locking device means the cable tie has an excellent useful life whilst providing the highest levels of strength.
  • Fewer Stress Points - This feature is provided by the Ty-Rap's smooth and notchless cable tie body. Fewer stress points ultimately means higher strength and therefore a longer use life. 
  • Snag Free Installation - The rounded, low profile head of the Ty-Rap cable tie makes it easier to pull bundled cables through bulkheads. 
  • Excellent Temperature Performance - The Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap range performs excellently in both high and low temperatures. This performance is facilitated by the variety of materials the products are available in.

Pictured: The Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Range Of Cable Tie & Support Products

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Range

The Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Range 

The Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Range includes cable ties made from both stainless steel (Ty-Met) and plastic with stainless steel locking heads. Appropriate for a variety of industries, the range of Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap products are widely used in industrial, construction, hazardous area and high voltage cable installations. 

The Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap range distributed by T&D includes:

  • Heavy Duty Releasable Ty-Rap Cable Ties - The cable ties are specifically designed for managing large diameter, heavy or temporary cables - releasable and re-useable. UV resistant for long term stable outdoor cable support, the heavy duty releasable cable ties also have a UL94 V-2 flammability rating.
  • Metal Detectable Ty-Rap Cable Ties - These cable ties are designed specifically to be easily detectable. Applications for these products include contamination sensitive industries such as food production and pharmaceuticals. 

Video : Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Cable Ties, The Brand You Can Trust 


Further Reading:

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Detectable Cable Ties - A Solution For The Food & Beverage Industry

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Rail Cable Ties (EN45545-2 Approved)



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