Cable Ties and Zip Ties

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Cable Ties and Zip Ties category on DigiKey.com

Cable Ties and Cable Lacing are a strip of fabric, metal, or plastic that is used to bundle or secure items together. The two ends of the strip are connected using a variety of fastening techniques. The bundle diameters vary from 0.10” (2.49 mm) to 44.00” (1117.60 mm) and have tensile strengths ranging from 8 lbs. (3.62 kg) to 1200 lbs. (544.32 kg).


SelectionCharacteristics

Wire/Cable Tie Type: Describes the physical form, distinguishing features, or intended purpose of a tie.

Length - Approximate: Indicates the nominal, manufacturer-advertised length of the cable tie.

Bundle Diameter: The maximum cross-sectional diameter of a circular object that can be secured.

Width: The width of the part; the greater of its two cross-sectional dimensions.

Length - Actual: The precise length of the specific tie, different from the manufacturer advertised generic length.

Mounting Type: Indicates how the device is attached.

Tensile Strength: The maximum pulling force or stress that can be applied to a product or material before failure occurs, under manufacturer-defined test conditions.

Features: These are different capabilities or properties of the device such as Abrasion Resistant, Halogen Free, or Low Profile.

Material: Indicates the material composition of the device.

Color: The dominant color of the device.

Shelf Life: For devices that include expirable materials such as adhesive, indicates the shelf life of the device.

Shelf Life Start: For devices that have a shelf life, indicates when that shelf life begins. Usually, but not always, specified as Date of Manufacture.

Storage/Refrigeration Temperature: For devices with specific storage requirements, indicates the temperatures at which the manufacturer recommends the device be stored prior to use.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # AL-07-50-0-M
DIGI-KEY PART # 2162-AL-07-50-0-M-ND
MANUFACTURER Advanced Cable Ties, Inc.
DESCRIPTION Standard, Locking Black 1.88" (47.75mm) 0.180" (4.57mm) 50 lbs (22.68 kg)
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MFR PART # 157-00306
DIGI-KEY PART # 1436-2407-ND
MANUFACTURER HellermannTyton
DESCRIPTION Standard, Locking Black 1.97" (50.00mm) 0.181" (4.60mm) 50 lbs (22.68 kg)
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MFR PART # MLT2S-CP
DIGI-KEY PART # 298-1101-ND
MANUFACTURER Panduit Corp
DESCRIPTION Standard, Locking Silver 2.00" (50.80mm) 0.180" (4.57mm) 200 lbs (90.72 kg)
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MFR PART # UMS-16-45
DIGI-KEY PART # RPC1277-ND
MANUFACTURER Essentra Components
DESCRIPTION Standard, Releasable Black 1.00" (25.40mm) 0.500" (12.70mm) 50 lbs (22.68 kg)
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MediaLinks

Videos
Panduit Premium Cable Ties
Aerial Support Ties

Articles
Selecting the Right Cable Tie

Product Training Modules
Cable Ties and Accessories - Essentra Components

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