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- [OT?] UV resistant Zip Ties
December 10, 2010, 8:51 pm
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Re: UV resistant Zip Ties
I have in the past used them outdoors, but after a few years they do
fail. This does not appear to be from UV though as they aren't brittle
or powdery (typical of UV damage), they just seem to cleanly break and
The ones in question were the standard ones from WES. No data is
As mentioned in other posts, checking out Farnell, RS, Haymans , and
getting ones specifically for outdoors (or whatever use you have in
mind) would be a good idea. Plumbing suppliers might have a specific
product for your exact purpose.
UV damage to white ties seems to be in the form of them going brittle
- usually going brown. You disturb them and they fall apart.