Solar Industry

When selecting cable ties, labels, or wire management products for the solar industry, it comes down to one question: Quality or Quantity?

A majority of the standard black cable ties in the market will be considered UV Resistant based on the color additive Carbon Black which is UV Resistant and is added to the “Natural” cable tie resin during the molding process to give the cable tie a black color. Raw cable tie resin is “Natural/Whitish” in color, where on average the amount of Carbon Black added is about 0.03% even though most studies show 2% is the optimal amount needed to extend the life of the cable tie used in outdoor UV exposed applications.

Standard cable ties use a Nylon 6/6 material which makes them flexible, sturdy, allow to absorb moisture, and UV Resistant when Carbon Black is added. For solar projects or applications directly exposed to the sun, you will want to use Nylon 12 or Polyamide 12(PA12) cable ties. Nylon 12 or PA12 are materials specifically designed for long outdoor exposed applications. One of the main differences between Nylon 12 and Nylon 6/6 black cable ties is that Nylon 12 has a UV Inhibitor along with Carbon Black added during the molding process. The result is a Nylon 12 material that has an excellent UV Resistance, moisture resistance, and chemical resistance compared to standard Nylon 6/6 UV Rated products.

Along with the Nylon 12 products, we also have cable ties and accessories offered by Hellermann Tyton made out of a PA66HIRHSUV material. PA66HIRHSUV is Nylon 6/6 blended with an added UV Stabilizer, high-impact resin, and heat stabilizer. These products can be more cost-effective in most solar applications.

Nylon ties are probably the most popular style out there and are used across multiple platforms.  Most people don't know or realize there are also stainless steel cable ties which will hold up to all outdoor elements and will be installed until cut loose.  CTU offers standard stainless steel and black polyester coated(our most popular non-Nylon item sold in the solar industry) stainless steel ties.  

 

To recap, it will come down to asking yourself: Quality or Quantity? Do you need products that withstand the elements or do you something cheap and easy? Choosing Quality can prevent unnecessary service/warranty calls, while choosing Quantity may cause additional service/warranty calls.

For any questions, comments, or if you need bulk pricing, please feel free to contact Bob Allison at 330-558-0600 or via email at bob@cabletiesunlimited.com.

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  1. 6" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated6-LD 100/bag
    6" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated6-LD 100/bag
  2. 10" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated10-HD 100/bag
    10" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated10-HD 100/bag
  3.  27" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated27-HD 100/bag
    27" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated27-HD 100/bag
  4. 20" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated20-HD 100/bag
    20" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated20-HD 100/bag
  5. 14" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated14-HD 100/bag
    14" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated14-HD 100/bag
  6. 12" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated12-HD 100/bag
    12" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated12-HD 100/bag
  7. 8" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated8-HD 100/bag
    8" 300lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated8-HD 100/bag
  8. 6" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated6-LD 100/bag
    6" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated6-LD 100/bag
  9. 8" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated8-LD 100/bag
    8" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated8-LD 100/bag
  10. 10" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated10-LD 100/bag
    10" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated10-LD 100/bag
  11. 14" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated14-LD 100/bag
    14" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated14-LD 100/bag
  12. 20" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated20-LD 100/bag
    20" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated20-LD 100/bag
  13. 27" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated27-LD 100/bag
    27" 150lb - Black Polyester Coated 316 Stainless Steel Cable Ties Part #SSPCoated27-LD 100/bag
  14. HellermannTyton 151-02501 LOC Locking Clamp, 10–14 mm Bundle Dia with FT9X12 Fir Tree, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 500/pkg
    HellermannTyton 151-02501 LOC Locking Clamp, 10–14 mm Bundle Dia with FT9X12 Fir Tree, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 500/pkg
  15. HellermannTyton 151-01527 Flexible Cable Tie Mounting Base, 1.1” x 1.1”, 0.21” Max Tie Width, PA66HS, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton 151-01527 Flexible Cable Tie Mounting Base, 1.1” x 1.1”, 0.21” Max Tie Width, PA66HS, Black, 100/pkg
  16. HellermannTyton 111-01563 Solar Tie, 18.4" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton 111-01563 Solar Tie, 18.4" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 100/pkg
  17. HellermannTyton 111-01562 Solar Tie, 15.35" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton 111-01562 Solar Tie, 15.35" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 100/pkg
  18. HellermannTyton 111-01560 Solar Tie, 8" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton 111-01560 Solar Tie, 8" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 100/pkg
  19. HellermannTyton 111-01564 Solar Tie, 8" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 1000/pkg
    HellermannTyton 111-01564 Solar Tie, 8" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 1000/pkg
  20. HellermannTyton 596-00234 Solar Label, WARNING GROUNDED CONDUCTORS ENERGIZED..., 4.125" x 2.0", VL, Red, 50/roll
    HellermannTyton 596-00234 Solar Label, WARNING GROUNDED CONDUCTORS ENERGIZED..., 4.125" x 2.0", VL, Red, 50/roll
  21. HellermannTyton 596-00231 Solar Label, WARNING DUAL POWER SOURCE…SYSTEM, 4.125" x .75", VL, Red, 50/roll
    HellermannTyton 596-00231 Solar Label, WARNING DUAL POWER SOURCE…SYSTEM, 4.125" x .75", VL, Red, 50/roll
  22. HellermannTyton 596-00208 Solar Marker, Non-Adhesive, WARNING: PV POWER SOURCE, 7.25" x 5", VL, Red, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton 596-00208 Solar Marker, Non-Adhesive, WARNING: PV POWER SOURCE, 7.25" x 5", VL, Red, 25/pkg
  23. HellermannTyton 596-00207 Solar Marker, Non-Adhesive, WARNING: PV POWER SOURCE, 4" x 2", VL, Red, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton 596-00207 Solar Marker, Non-Adhesive, WARNING: PV POWER SOURCE, 4" x 2", VL, Red, 25/pkg
  24. HellermannTyton 596-00206 Solar Label, Reflective, 2017 Code, WARNING PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SOURCE, 6.5" x 1.0", VL, Red, 50/pkg
    HellermannTyton 596-00206 Solar Label, Reflective, 2017 Code, WARNING PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SOURCE, 6.5" x 1.0", VL, Red, 50/pkg
  25. HellermannTyton 151-01671 Ratchet P-Clamp, .52"–.77" Bundle Dia, 180° Short, .26" Hole Dia, PA66HIRHSUV/ST/ZN, Black, 5/bag
    HellermannTyton 151-01671 Ratchet P-Clamp, .52"–.77" Bundle Dia, 180° Short, .26" Hole Dia, PA66HIRHSUV/ST/ZN, Black, 5/bag
  26. HellermannTyton SR255X0HIHSUVX2 Releasable Cable Tie, 14.6" Long, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton SR255X0HIHSUVX2 Releasable Cable Tie, 14.6" Long, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
  27. HellermannTyton T255R0HIRX2 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 20" Long, UL Rated, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton T255R0HIRX2 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 20" Long, UL Rated, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
  28. HellermannTyton 309-60298 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/4", 6.4/3.2 Dia, PO, Black, 50 ft/reel
    HellermannTyton 309-60298 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/4", 6.4/3.2 Dia, PO, Black, 50 ft/reel
  29. HellermannTyton 309-60294 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 3/16", 4.8/2.4 Dia, PO, Black, 50 ft/reel
    HellermannTyton 309-60294 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 3/16", 4.8/2.4 Dia, PO, Black, 50 ft/reel
  30. HellermannTyton 309-60290 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/8", 3.2/1.6 Dia, PO, Black, 100 ft/reel
    HellermannTyton 309-60290 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/8", 3.2/1.6 Dia, PO, Black, 100 ft/reel
  31. HellermannTyton 309-60284 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/16", 1.6/0.8 Dia, PO, Green, 100 ft/reel
    HellermannTyton 309-60284 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/16", 1.6/0.8 Dia, PO, Green, 100 ft/reel
  32. HellermannTyton T50RDH0UVC2 Double-Head Cable Tie, 8.3" Long, 50lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton T50RDH0UVC2 Double-Head Cable Tie, 8.3" Long, 50lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 100/pkg
  33. HellermannTyton T50L0UVC2 UV Resistant Cable Tie, 15.35" Long, UL Rated, 50lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton T50L0UVC2 UV Resistant Cable Tie, 15.35" Long, UL Rated, 50lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 100/pkg
  34. HellermannTyton T250R0HIRUVX2 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 20.3" Long, UL Rated, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton T250R0HIRUVX2 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 20.3" Long, UL Rated, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
  35. HellermannTyton RT255R0HIRX2 Releasable Cable Tie, Release Tab, 20" Long, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton RT255R0HIRX2 Releasable Cable Tie, Release Tab, 20" Long, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
  36. HellermannTyton RT250I0UVX2 Releasable Cable Tie, Release Tab, 28.7" Long, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton RT250I0UVX2 Releasable Cable Tie, Release Tab, 28.7" Long, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 25/pkg
  37. HellermannTyton 156-00551 Cable Tie & Edge Clip, 8.0" Long, EC9, 1–3 mm Panel, 50lb, PA66HS/PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 500/pkg
    HellermannTyton 156-00551 Cable Tie & Edge Clip, 8.0" Long, EC9, 1–3 mm Panel, 50lb, PA66HS/PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 500/pkg
  38. HellermannTyton 132-00010 Button Head Cable Tie, 9.6" Long, 2.6" Max Bundle Diameter, 105lb, PA66HSUV, Black, 50/pkg
    HellermannTyton 132-00010 Button Head Cable Tie, 9.6" Long, 2.6" Max Bundle Diameter, 105lb, PA66HSUV, Black, 50/pkg
  39. HellermannTyton 111-01126 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 40.6" Long, UL Rated, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
    HellermannTyton 111-01126 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 40.6" Long, UL Rated, 250lb Tensile Strength, PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 25/pkg
  40. Panduit 14.5" 30lb Black Weather Resistant Pan-Ty® Polypropylene Cable Ties 1,000/bag Part #PLT4S-M100
    Panduit 14.5" 30lb Black Weather Resistant Pan-Ty® Polypropylene Cable Ties 1,000/bag Part #PLT4S-M100
  41. Panduit 12" 50lb Black UV Weather Resistant Dome-Top Barb Ty Cable Ties 1000/bag Part #BT3S-M0
    Panduit 12" 50lb Black UV Weather Resistant Dome-Top Barb Ty Cable Ties 1000/bag Part #BT3S-M0
  42. TY23MX-A
    Thomas & Betts TY23MX-A 4" 18lb Heat Stabilized Cable Tie 1000/Bag
  43. Thomas & Betts TY25M-6 7" 50lb Blue 1000/bag
    Thomas & Betts TY25M-6 7" 50lb Blue 1000/bag
  44. Thomas & Betts TY25M-4 7" 50lb Yellow 1000/bag
    Thomas & Betts TY25M-4 7" 50lb Yellow 1000/bag
  45. Thomas & Betts TY25M-2 7" 50lb Red 1000/bag
    Thomas & Betts TY25M-2 7" 50lb Red 1000/bag
  46. Panduit 11.4" 50lb Black Weather Resistant Pan-Ty® Polypropylene Cable Ties 250/bag Part #PLT3H-TL100
    Panduit 11.4" 50lb Black Weather Resistant Pan-Ty® Polypropylene Cable Ties 250/bag Part #PLT3H-TL100
  47. Panduit 14.5" 50lb Black Weather Resistant Pan-Ty® Polypropylene Cable Ties 250/bag Part #PLT4H-TL100
    Panduit 14.5" 50lb Black Weather Resistant Pan-Ty® Polypropylene Cable Ties 250/bag Part #PLT4H-TL100
  48. HellermannTyton 111-01561 Solar Tie, 15.35" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 1000/pkg
    HellermannTyton 111-01561 Solar Tie, 15.35" Long, 45lb Tensile Strength, PA12, Black, 1000/pkg
  49. HellermannTyton T120R0UVC2 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 15.2" Long, UL Rated, 120lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton T120R0UVC2 Heavy Duty Cable Tie, 15.2" Long, UL Rated, 120lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Black, 100/pkg
  50. HellermannTyton 156-00468 Cable Tie & Edge Clip, 8.0" Long, EC5B, 1–3 mm Panel, 50lb, PA66UV/PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton 156-00468 Cable Tie & Edge Clip, 8.0" Long, EC5B, 1–3 mm Panel, 50lb, PA66UV/PA66HIRHSUV, Black, 100/pkg
  51. HellermannTyton 309-60306 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/2", 12.7/6.4 Dia, PO, Black, 25 ft/reel
    HellermannTyton 309-60306 Heat Shrink Tubing, Mini Reel, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, 1/2", 12.7/6.4 Dia, PO, Black, 25 ft/reel
  52. HellermannTyton 596-00588 Solar Label, WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD, 4.125" x 2.0", VL, Orange/White, 50/roll
    HellermannTyton 596-00588 Solar Label, WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD, 4.125" x 2.0", VL, Orange/White, 50/roll
  53. HellermannTyton 596-00233 Solar Label, WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD, 3.75" x 2.0", VL, Red, 50/roll
    HellermannTyton 596-00233 Solar Label, WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD, 3.75" x 2.0", VL, Red, 50/roll
  54. HellermannTyton 111-00468 UV Resistant Cable Tie, 8" Long, UL Rated, 50lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Red, 100/pkg
    HellermannTyton 111-00468 UV Resistant Cable Tie, 8" Long, UL Rated, 50lb Tensile Strength, PA66UV, Red, 100/pkg

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