GORE® Aerospace USB Cables for Military Aircraft

Gore’s 2.0 and 3.1 versions deliver solid signal integrity for content uploads and downloads while supporting the latest power management systems. Our sturdy cable bundles last a lifetime in tough military environments while continuing to meet the industry’s need for higher data rates in sophisticated avionics.

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Overview

The success of any military operation depends greatly on the flight crew being able to access critical information immediately without any signal interruptions or data glitches. They also need to charge their portable electronic devices as quickly as possible without any delays.

Added Durability for Lifetime Performance

With approved aerospace materials, Gore’s 2.0 and 3.1 versions deliver dependable signal integrity for high-speed data transmission up to 10 gigabits (Gb/s), ensuring critical Intel is uploaded and downloaded in time. Our cable bundles also support power management from 9-32V systems so that flight crews can charge their devices quickly and easily. Just as important, both versions withstand the harshest aerospace environments because of the added durability in their construction that provides enhanced protection, which means they’ll last for the life of the aircraft.

Aerospace USB Cables for Military Applications
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Engineered fluoropolymer jacket

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Braided shield

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Drain wire

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GORE® ePTFE Binder

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Color-coded composite dielectric

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Silver-plated copper alloy conductor

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Long-lasting construction of GORE Aerospace USB Cables, 3.1 version

Applications

GORE Aerospace USB Cables are engineered to perform reliably in a variety of military applications, including:

  • content loading
  • data transfer
  • digital video systems
  • electronic flight bag (EFB)
  • portable electronic devices
  • power remote devices

If you have any questions or to discuss your specific application needs, please contact a Gore representative.

Benefits

GORE Aerospace USB Cables provide manufacturers with many benefits that improve electrical and mechanical performance such as:

  • solid signal integrity for high-speed data transmission up to 10 gigabits (Gb/s)
  • instant content uploads and downloads to receive critical intel in time
  • superior electrical performance reduces the need for additional signal amplification in any system architecture
  • improved power management from 9-32V systems to charge devices quickly and easily
  • long-lasting service life due to high-density construction with approved aerospace materials

For more information about the benefits of our cable bundles, please contact a Gore representative.

Properties

These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Aerospace USB Cables.

Electrical Property Value
Standard Impedance (ohms)
  High-Speed Pairs
  Low-Speed Pair
 
90 ± 5
90 ± 10
Typical Operating Voltage Rating < 15
Velocity of Propagation (nominal) (%) 80
Time Delay (nominal) [ns/m (ns/ft)] 4.07 (1.24)
Capacitance [pF/m (pF/ft)]a 50.0 (15.2)
Skewa (ps/m [ps/ft]) Within Pair (maximum) 15.0 (4.6)

Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (Vrms)
  Conductor-to-Conductor
  Conductor-to-Shield

 
1500
1500

a Shielded twisted pairs only.

Mechanical / Environmental Property Value
Jacket Material Engineered Fluoropolymer
Jacket Color White (Laser Markable)
Conductor Silver-Plated Copper Alloy
Conductor Color-Coding High-Speed Pairs: Blue/Yellow, Orange/Purple
Low-Speed Pair: White/Green
Power: Red, Black
Dielectric Material ePTFE/PTFE
Temperature Range (°C) -65 to +200
Part Numbers and Drawings

Download the drawings to view product specifications, like diameter, weight, minimum bend radius, and attenuation values.

Part Number AWG Size (Stranding)
2.0 Version
RCN8800-22D-22P-H Data Pair: 22 (19/34)
Power Pair: 22 (19/34)
RCN8800-24D-22P-H Data Pair: 24 (19/34)
Power Pair: 22 (19/34)
RCN8800-26D-24P-H Data Pair: 26 (19/38)
Power Pair: 24 (19/36)
3.1 Version
GSC-03-84761-24D Data Pair: 26 (19/38)
Power Pair: 24 (19/36)

 

Qualifications

GORE Aerospace USB Cables meet the stringent specification requirements of military aircraft. They have undergone substantial qualification testing to ensure they meet the specifications of the most current standards and our customers' requirements.

  • ANSI/NEMA WC 27500 Performance Requirements: Environmental Testing, Jacket and Marking
  • AS4373 Environmental Testing: Contact Gore for available data
  • AS4373 Test Methods for Insulated Electric Wire
  • BSS7239 and ABD0031 (AITM 3.0005): Toxicity
  • CS/FAR Part 25, Section 25.853, Appendix F, Part I (b)(7): Flammability
  • CS/FAR Part 25, Section 25.853(a), Change 5/Amdt.25-72 (DOT/FAA/AR-00/12, Chapter 4)
  • FAR Part 25, Appendix F, Part V, BSS7238, and ABD0031 (AITM 3.0008B): Smoke Density

Fill out a short form to receive a complimentary sample of our pre-qualified cables for prototyping and evaluation.

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Gore at 2019 JSWAG/JAvFOWG Technical Interchange Forum

March 11, 2019 - March 14, 2019

Gore will be attending this invitation-only forum to exhibit GORE® Aerospace Cables that ensure aircraft survivability and warfighter readiness and safety. 

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Gore Offering Fast, Two-Day Turnaround For Complimentary Tethered Drone Cable Samples

Posted January 28, 2019

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has announced that complimentary samples of GORE® Tethered Drone Cables are now available with short lead times and can be shipped within two business days from the date of the request. Ideal for prototyping and evaluation, samples are available in 16-, 20- and 24-AWG configurations, with length options of 5, 10 and 15 feet.

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See Gore’s Advanced Technical Solutions for Military & Defense at the 2018 Cribbins/ASE Symposiums

November 13, 2018 - November 16, 2018

Come by Booth 103 at this year’s symposiums to check out Gore’s advanced technical solutions for military and defense applications.

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Gore Showing Advanced Technical Solutions for Military & Defense Applications at 2018 Cribbins/ASE Symposiums

Posted November 8, 2018

Gore will be featuring their selection of advanced technical solutions for military and defense applications at the 2018 Cribbins and Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) Symposiums in Huntsville, Alabama on November 13-16, Booth 103.

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