HEAT SHRINKABLE TUBING - CONTINUED
Do not touch heat shrinkable tubing for at least 30 seconds after heating. Hot tubing can burn you.
Hold heat gun 4 to 5 inches away from tubing and apply heat for about 30 seconds. Stop applying heat as
soon as tubing forms to shape of connection.
WIRE TERMINAL LUG REPLACEMENT
Replace wire terminal lugs as follows:
Cut off damaged terminal lugs with diagonal cutting pliers.
Slide new length of heat shrinkable tubing (item 33, appendix C) onto wire if desired.
Using wire stripper, strip enough insulation from wire to allow bare wire to go all the way through hole in
Select proper terminal lug for wire size and terminal stud.
Insert bare end of wire all the way through hole in terminal lug so that you can see end of bare wire at far end
Crimp or solder terminal lug to wire. Make sure that connection is tight.
If heat shrinkable tubing is used, shrink it around connection.
Replace damaged electrical wires as follows:
If terminal lugs or connections of wire to be replaced are covered with heat shrinkable tubing, cut off using
If a solder type terminal lug is in good condition, it can be unsoldered and reused.
Unsolder wires from soldered splice and terminal connections.
Cut new wire, of same gage and type as wire being replaced, to desired length using diagonal cutting pliers.