What is LED Silicone Sleeve?

LED light strip silicone sleeve is a highly transparent silicone sleeve specially used for LED light strips. It is an LED auxiliary accessory and plays the role of heat insulation, anti-collision, waterproof, etc. It is also called neon sleeve, flexible neon sleeve Siphon, LED waterproof casing, led neon light strips. etc.
Neon LED strips can get you the retro neon glass light look without all the hassle of installing glass fiaxtures at an affordable price. LED neon flex ropes are mainly for decorations. We can see them everywhere in night clubs, shops and many events.
Yiford neon light strips are extremely flexible, custom cuttable, and available in a number of colors.

What is the performance of the silicone sleeve for LED light strips?

1. Non-toxic, odorless, high transparency, high flame retardancy, long-term use will not turn yellow;
2. High softness, good elasticity, ozone resistance, voltage resistance, kink resistance and no deformation;
3. No cracking, long service life, cold resistance and high temperature resistance;
4. Has high tear strength and superior electrical properties;

What is the function of the silicone sleeve of the LED light strip?

It is widely used in the LED flexible light strip industry, suitable for 4mm-50mm flexible circuit boards (through casing, glue filling, glue dripping processing technology), and plays a waterproof and protective role.
The product is non-toxic and tasteless; high transparency and high light transmittance.
Long-term use will not yellow, embrittle, and crack.
It has excellent properties such as ozone resistance, voltage resistance, cold resistance, high and low temperature resistance.

How to choose silicone led sleeve?

Before purchasing LED silicone sleeves, you need to first understand the needs of the project

1. Which direction is the light emitting?

Need top view lighting or side view lighting? What are the requirements for the lighting angle? such as 120 degree, or 180 degree, 270 degree, or 360 degree lighting, round led lighting?

2. What size do I need to be?

What size do you need? the larger size will have a wider light-emitting area and higher illumination. Large size silicone light strips can accommodate wider light strips, such as neon strip top view 5025mm led tube, this sleeve tube can be placed 20mm wide led strip lights,  It can also accommodate light strips with a width of no more than 20mm, such as 15mm wide light strips/10mm wide light strips/2pcs10mm wide light strips/8mm wide light strips/2pcs 8mm wide light strips belt can be used.

3. what size and which light strip will be used for this neon flex led tube?

What is the width of the light strip you are installing? For different sizes of LED light strips, we have designed a variety of sizes of silicone sleeves, such as for 5mm LED light strips, 8MM LED light strips, 10MM LED light strips, 12MM LED strip, larger than 12MM LED strip, etc. In addition, there are light strips with a width of 3mm, which are suitable for small spaces.

4. Are there any special requirements for the color of the silicone sleeve?

Whether you need a white shell or a black shell or the multicolor silicone sleeve, the conventional one is white, which is the most widely used, but there are also black shells, which are black when not emitting light. Other colors, such as red, green, blue, yellow, orange, etc., are mostly used in advertising signs, contour lights, etc. The color of the silicone is consistent with the color of the light strip, and it blends better with the environment.

5. Do I need a full casing or a U-shaped half casing?

The conventional silicone sleeve is fully enclosed. According to the different needs of customers, YIFORD also provides a half-sleeve U-shaped tube with an upper or lower opening, which is convenient for installing LED light strips. The top opening can be filled with glue to make a fully waterproof waterproof light strip, and the bottom opening is very convenient to install the LED light strip, without any tools or skills, the LED light strip can be put into the U-shaped half-open silicone sleeve .

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