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Quote:
Originally Posted by IntelLover;13766834 
Techflex makes a lot of different stuff. PET and CleanCut are what you commonly see. CleanCut is what you want to use.

The Products "PET Flexo" and "Cleancut" are what you commonly see from Techflex.

Just wanted to add they are both made with PolyEthylene Terephthalate more commonly known as "PET". The main difference between the two is the monofilament diameter. With PET Flexo being 0.010cm and CC 0.008cm .

The Reason why a sleeve will be marketed as "Fray Resistant" is due to the dense or tighter weaving of the sleeve that does not allow the monofilaments and trifilaments commonly known as triple weave to be separated thus such weaves are marketed as "non-fray", However this is not due to any change in the actual material.

Therefore you can still expect fraying from ANY tightly woven sleeve and thus it is always better to hot knife or use a lighter to singe the ends wink.gif
Edited by AusPC - 6/7/11 at 1:19am
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Originally Posted by AusPC;13781550 
The Products "PET Flexo" and "Cleancut" are what you commonly see from Techflex.

Just wanted to add they are both made with PolyEthylene Terephthalate more commonly known as "PET". The main difference between the two is the monofilament diameter. With PET Flexo being 0.010cm and CC 0.008cm .

The Reason why a sleeve will be marketed as "Fray Resistant" is due to the dense or tighter weaving of the sleeve that does not allow the monofilaments and trifilaments commonly known as triple weave to be separated thus such weaves are marketed as "non-fray", However this is not due to any change in the actual material.

Therefore you can still expect fraying from ANY tightly woven sleeve and thus it is always better to hot knife or use a lighter to singe the ends wink.gif

I'm no pro that's for sure but I've noticed that the Clean Cut doesn't fray the way that I cut it, however the MDPC sleeve does. Requires a more careful approach to cut it without it fraying.

EDIT: Adding pictures just for the sake of adding pictures smile.gif Can never have too many images in this thread.

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Edited by spiderm0nkey - 6/7/11 at 3:55am
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post #4833 of 14272
I use pet nail clippers to cut my sleeve. It's perfect for small sleeve but too small for anything else (small shrink etc). Maybe there's bigger ones around.

It cuts while compressing the sleeve, so it doesn't fray at all. Of course the sleeve still needs to be melted a little on the end to secure the cut.
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great looking pics viper!
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post #4835 of 14272
Quote:
Originally Posted by spiderm0nkey;13782225 
I'm no pro that's for sure but I've noticed that the Clean Cut doesn't fray the way that I cut it, however the MDPC sleeve does. Requires a more careful approach to cut it without it fraying.

EDIT: Adding pictures just for the sake of adding pictures smile.gif Can never have too many images in this thread.

-SNIP-

-SNIP-

I'll have to get my hands on some of that the Clean Cut to see for myself wink.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Infrabasse;13783066 
I use pet nail clippers to cut my sleeve. It's perfect for small sleeve but too small for anything else (small shrink etc). Maybe there's bigger ones around.

It cuts while compressing the sleeve, so it doesn't fray at all. Of course the sleeve still needs to be melted a little on the end to secure the cut.

That's an extremely useful tool, I would never have thought of that tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Copenhagen69;13791145 
great looking pics viper!

I Strongly second this smile.gif
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post #4836 of 14272
ordered black, grey and color X sleeve along with some screws and cable management clips. cant wait biggrin.gif

thanks ceadder for the suggestion!
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post #4837 of 14272
We are beginning pre-orders of FTW Sleeve tomorrow at 12pm EST. We have received word that it is being woven as we speak which puts us a good 2 weeks ahead of schedule.

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First time getting MDPC-X sleeving. Always used Techflex cleancut, here are some pics (got brand new gentle typhoons I wanted to show off too!) biggrin.gif.

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^ looking good =D
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