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For packaging sensitive copper wires and fiber optics, W. L. Gore & Associates brings an outer jacket system built with crush- and abrasion-resistant materials proven to protect against the harshest conditions from installation, maintenance and operation.
Copper and fiber optic cables are often exposed to demanding aircraft environments, like difficult routing, extreme temperatures, and constant vibration. OEMs and system suppliers are now demanding more protection for cables, so they don't get damaged and fail in these extreme environments. But, they also want to package cables in thinner, lighter materials to save weight in aircraft.
Higher Level of Protection
Built with materials that are extremely resistant to crushing and abrasion, GORE Cable Protection Systems provide some of the highest levels of durability available in the industry today. They can easily handle extreme flight conditions, plus corrosive chemicals and fluids typically used in the industry.
Quick & Easy Installation
Copper and fiber can float freely within our cable protection systems without getting damaged during complex routing in cable runs and sharp edges in airframes. Our cable protection systems are a great deal thinner and lighter with high flexibility. They also offer tight bending capability that is bend limiting, so installers can route cables without exceeding the minimum bend radius.
Overall, installers will find it quicker and easier to route copper and fiber packaged with our cable protection systems in less space without having to worry about breakage or failure, which means less time and money for maintenance.
To view Gore’s best practices for terminating, view the Termination Instructions for GORE® Cable Protection Systems as a guide in conjunction with current backshell manufacturing instructions.
GORE Cable Protection Systems provide aircraft system architects and engineers with many benefits that improve mechanical performance such as:
- higher levels of durability eliminate damage from installation and operation
- resist crushing, abrasion, and other harsh aircraft conditions
- enable copper/fiber to move freely within the cable protection system
- easier routing due to high flexibility and tighter bending ability without exceeding MBR
- save weight and cost due to thinner, lighter cable jacket design
- designed for packaging GORE Aerospace High Speed Data Cables or industry alternatives
For more information about the benefits of our cable protection systems, please contact a Gore representative
These values demonstrate the mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Cable Protection Systems.
|Mechanical / Environmental Property||Value|
|Jacket Material||ePTFE / PTFE|
|Jacket Color||Black with Violet Stripes|
|Temperature Range (°C)||-65 to +260|
Part Numbers & Drawings
Download the drawings to view cable characteristics like diameter, weight and minimum bend radius.
If you have any questions or to discuss your specific application needs regarding GORE Aerospace High Speed Data Cables packaged with GORE Cable Protection Systems, please contact a Gore representative.
GORE Cable Protection Systems have undergone substantial qualification testing to ensure they meet the most current industry standards and our customers’ requirements.
- ABD0031 (AITM 2.0005); BSS7230; FAR Part 25, Appendix F, Part I: Flammability
- ABD0031 (AITM 3.0005); BSS7239: Toxicity
- ABD0031 (AITM 3.0008B); BSS7238; FAR Part 25, Appendix F, Part V: Smoke Density
- SAE AS81914™/1-6: Plastic Convoluted Tubing Requirements
For more information about the qualifications of our cable protection systems, please contact a Gore representative
Posted August 11, 2023
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) will present a new Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) technical paper at the Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering & Technology Symposium & Modernization Update (GVSETS) on Tuesday, August 15, in Novi, Mich.
June 19, 2023 - June 25, 2023
Visit our Booth 2C-C358 to see GORE® Cables and Materials that have been proven and trusted over time in fighter jets, rotorcraft and passenger airliners. Reserve your time slot now for a 1-on-1 discussion to talk with us about your latest airframe and aviation system developments.
April 26, 2023 - April 29, 2023
Stop by Booth 1023 and ask to see our demonstrations to watch how GORE® Cables and Materials perform reliably before and after installation and over time. We’re also eager to hear about your latest airframe and aviation system developments and talk with you about our solutions to ensure mission performance and aircrew protection for FARA, FLRAA and enduring fleet.
Posted April 18, 2023
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced today its new Cat8 ethernet cable for use in aerospace and defense platforms. The new Cat8 ethernet cable allows for four times the high-speed data transmission previously possible.
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Not for use in food, drug, cosmetic or medical device manufacturing, processing, or packaging operations.
Cables & Cable Assemblies
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- Quad Cables (Specialty Versions) for Civil Aircraft
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- Fibre Channel Cables for Civil Aircraft
- USB Cables for Civil Aircraft
- HDMI Cables for Civil Aircraft
- DVI Cables (Digital Only) for Civil Aircraft
- Fiber Optic Cables for Civil Aircraft
- Abrasion Resistant Cable Jacket for Civil Aircraft