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Newark element14 offers latest heat-shrink tubing solutions from Tyco Electronics


Distributor triples inventory to 8,700+ interconnect products for same-day shipping

Newark element14 (, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is pleased to announce that it is now carrying world-leading Tyco Electronics’ latest Raychem brand adhesive-lined heat-shrink tubing solutions.

Specifically designed for insulating, protecting and sealing electrical connections and joints in low-voltage cable, the RHW series features heavy-wall adhesive-lined polyolefin heat-shrink tubing and is easy to install. It is highly resistant to impact, abrasion, chemicals, moisture and oils found in harsh factory environments.

The DWP-125 heat-shrinkable tubing kit environmentally seals and protects a wide variety of electrical applications, including wire splices, breakouts and connector-to-cable transitions. Its flexible 3:1 shrink ratio allows for insulation and sealing of irregular shapes, and its adhesive-lining bonds to a wide variety of materials, including plastics, rubber and metals.

Additionally, Tyco Electronics’ Raychem brand MiniSeal splices are now available through Newark.

“We’re proud to offer maintenance professionals the broadest selection of heat shrink tubing products,” comments Paul Buckley, Senior VP, Product & Supplier Management, Newark element14. “Our customers can count on us for quantity as well as quality.”

A huge selection of Tyco Electronics’ Raychem brand products is available for same-day shipping at

About Newark element14

Newark element14, a subsidiary of global distributor Premier Farnell Ltd, is North America's leading small-quantity distributor of electronic components and test equipment, and its #1 source for RoHS compliant parts and information. RoHS is the acronym for the European Union's Restrictions of certain Hazardous Substances directive, which took effect July 1, 2006.

Visited by thousands of engineers and electronics buyers each week, Newark element14's RoHS Express site at provides critical information to help companies transition to compliance, including: the latest news, on-demand lead-free soldering webinars, downloadable step-by-step guides to compliance and updates on US and Canadian green laws.

In addition to offering the broadest electronics selection from 440+ top manufacturers for same-day shipping, Newark element14 provides a unique range of value-added services at no charge, including, RoHS Bill of Materials updates, eProcurement implementation and support, and automatic re-reeling for components.

With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark element14 through contact centers, a local branch network in the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, a dedicated field sales force and a world-class website at The holder of a General Services Administration schedule (#GS-06F-0044M,) Newark element14 also supports federal government customers through a dedicated website,, and a specially trained team of representatives.

Newark element14's parent company, Premier Farnell Ltd, is a leading global marketer and distributor of electronic, maintenance repair and operations (MRO) and specialist products and services, trading in more than 100 countries with a database of 2 million customer contacts. For general information, visit and Also, you can reach Newark element14's media contact, Janice Fleisher, at 773.907.5941 and at jfleisher@Newark

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