Overview

Today’s military aircraft are exposed to increasingly harsh environments that can cause frequent cable failure — from high pressures, extreme temperatures and vibration to sharp edges in small spaces. The costs and consequences can be substantial across the entire supply chain, including downtime costs, lost production, and expensive equipment replacements.

Hook-Up Wires deliver excellent electrical and mechanical performance in these challenging conditions with temperatures up to 260°C. The specialized insulation materials in Gore’s wires reduce the risk of abrasion and cut-through while maintaining reliable signal integrity for long-lasting performance. Our wires meet stringent military specifications such as MIL-W-16878/20-22.

Reduced Size and Weight

The smaller diameter and improved dielectrics of our wires reduce weight and increase flexibility with a tight bend radius, which makes initial routing easier in tiny spaces.

GORE Hook-Up Wires provide outstanding electrical performance, durable mechanical protection, reduced size and weight, and greater flexibility — resulting in less maintenance, downtime, and total costs over time.

Benefits

GORE Hook-Up Wires provide system architects and engineers with many benefits that improve electrical and mechanical performance such as:

  • Excellent signal integrity in extreme conditions with wide temperature range
  • Longer cable and wire life with chemical-/abrasion-resistant and low-creep insulation materials
  • Improved installation due to greater cut-through resistance that protects against sharp edges
  • Easy routing with smaller, lightweight and more flexible constructions

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

Properties

These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Hook-Up Wires.

Download the data sheet for more technical information, including qualifications and ordering information.

Electrical, Mechanical, and Environmental
Property Value
Voltage Rating (V) 100 to 1000
Conductor sizes 12 to 42
Insulation Material PTFE
Temperature Range (°C) SPC: -65 to +200
NPC: -65 to +260
Conductor Color-Coding Solid Stranded / Stripeda
Conductor Silver-Plated Copper / Nickel-Plated copper

 

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Resources

Recent News

Press Release

W. L. Gore & Associates Data Cables Earn German VG Military Qualification

Posted September 14, 2021

Gore announced today several of its next-generation data cable products for aerospace and defense applications have earned an important qualification. The prestigious VG designation from the Bundeswehr, Germany’s unified armed forces as well as related civilian administrative and procurement organizations, is expected to facilitate further adoption of these cables for military use.

Press Release

W. L. Gore & Associates Offers Ultra-low-loss 12G-SDI Coaxial Video Cable for Defense Applications

Posted September 10, 2021

Gore announced the expansion of its Coaxial Cables line for defense land system applications. The new product is smaller and lighter than previous offerings, yet capable of transmitting ultra-high-definition (UHD) 4K video with excellent shielding from radio frequency interference.

Event

W. L. Gore & Associates Exhibiting Virtually at IMS2021

June 20, 2021 - June 25, 2021

Gore is exhibiting virtually at this year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS), and you’re invited to visit our virtual booth. We’ll describe how our proven portfolio of durable microwave/RF test assemblies delivers stable and consistent performance for reliable 5G test results.

Press Release

GORE Honored by BAE Systems with Silver Supplier Award

Posted April 26, 2021

Gore announced today it was named a Silver Supplier for exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2020 by BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector.

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