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Engineer’s Corner

Let’s Get Technical

Wondering how to apply Dunstone Hi-Shrink Tapes and Tubing? Want to learn more about the variables that can affect the amount of compressive force on your composite part? Need to determine the right amount of material or overlap for a shrink film application? Get answers to all of these questions and more here in our Engineer’s Corner. We’re always adding to this area, so if you have a question that isn’t answered here, don’t hesitate to reach out — our engineers will be happy to discuss your application and find the right material to achieve your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to a variety of common questions about our Hi-Shrink Tape and Hi-Shrink Tubes. Learn how to use these products, key variables, and more.

Variables Affecting Compressive Force

A number of factors can influence how much compression is applied to your part. Learn about these variables and how they work together here.

Heat Shrink Calculator and Important Formulas

Use our handy calculator to determine everything from overlap percentage and winding tension to pressure and pitch figures.