Ancor 48" Nylon Cable Ties, White, 10-Pack. Virgin nylon with heavy-duty locking mechanism. Insoluble in common solvents, alkalis, dilute mineral acids and most organic acids or petrochemicals. Black cable ties feature UV inhibitors for longer life. A patented, DoubleLock design offers increased tensile strength that is 33 percent stronger than the industry standard cable tie. Pack of 10. .35" Width, 14-5/16" Bundle Capacity, 175 lb. Tensile Strength. Tech Tip: Cable Ties and MoistureTo prevent brittleness and cracking, a certain amount of moisture is incorporated into the Nylon 6/6 material that makes cable ties. Over time, this added moisture can evaporate; especially in dry conditions with low relative humidity. The following steps will help cable ties retain their pliability and tensile strength:Cable ties should be stored in the manufacturers original packaging until ready for usePartial cable tie bags should be closed and sealed if at all possible; Several drops of water can be added to the bag to provide moistureCable ties should not be stored in an unheated warehouse or similar locationCable ties inventory should be rotated frequently and used within one year of purchase Wire Bundling Per ABYC GuidelinesABYC (American Boat & Yacht Council) states: Conductors shall be supported throughout their length or shall be secured at least every 18" by one of the following methods:By means of non-metallic clamps to hold the conductors firmly in place. The material shall be resistant to oil, gasoline and water and shall not break or crack within a temperature range of -34C (30F) to 121C (250F).”All of Ancors cable ties are resistant to oil, gasoline and water and are rated for use within the ABYC specified range.
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