GORE® Aerospace Quad Cables for Civil Applications

These cables provide outstanding electrical and mechanical performance for Ethernet Cat5e requirements compared to standard quad cables. Gore’s low-dielectric materials and cable geometry maximize the performance of quad-cable constructions while providing increased durability in challenging aerospace conditions.

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Overview

Improvements in aerospace technology and the need for more power performance are driving the demand to update civil aircraft with higher data rate cables. At the same time, cables need to provide consistent power performance and signal integrity in less space.

GORE Aerospace Quad Cables provide outstanding electrical and mechanical performance compared to standard quad cables — making them an ideal solution for a variety of high-speed data protocols. For Ethernet Cat5e requirements, they maintain reliable signal transmission up to 70 meters for size 24 AWG and 50 meters for size 26 AWG. When tested, Gore’s cables provided reliable signal integrity before and during flexure, indicating greater transmission length is possible.

Size and Weight Savings with Gore’s Materials
Smaller Quad Cable Design

Smaller Quad Cable Design

The unique design our cables offers significant size and weight savings when compared to conventional constructions such as twisted pair or standard quad cables. Our quad design is approximately 40% smaller than common dual-twisted-pair constructions and has saved as much as 11.5 pounds per aircraft. The small cable diameter also increases flexibility with a tight bend radius making initial routing easier.

The excellent signal integrity of our cables can enable utilization of smaller gauge cables in your system architecture. Because of their electrical performance and long transmission distances, our cables can reduce the need for additional signal amplification — further decreasing weight and power requirements.

Applications

GORE Aerospace Quad Cables are engineered to perform reliably in a variety of civil aerospace applications, including:

  • box-to-box systems
  • digital visual interface (DVI)
  • Ethernet networks
  • high-definition serial digital interface (HD-SDI)

Benefits

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

  • reliable signal transmission up to 70 meters (24 AWG) and 50 meters (26 AWG) for Ethernet Cat5e protocol
  • high-speed data transmission over longer distances, minimizing the need for additional signal amplification
  • excellent performance in extreme temperatures ranging from -65⁰ C to 200⁰ C
  • unique design that is 40% smaller than common dual-twisted-pair constructions
  • durable construction that is lighter weight and proven to save more than 11 lbs. per aircraft

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

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Engineered fluoropolymer jacket

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Polyimide shield

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GORE ePTFE binder

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Braided Shield

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Color-coded ePTFE dielectric

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Lightweight construction of GORE Aerospace Quad Cables

Properties

These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Aerospace HDMI 2.0 Cables.

Property Value
Standard Impedance (ohms) 100 ± 5
Voltage Rating (V) < 50
Velocity of Propagation (nominal) (%) > 70
Near-End Crosstalk (NEXT)
  dB min @ 10 MHz
  dB min @ 100 MHz
 
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35
Capacitance [pF/m (pF/ft)] 50 (15)
Test Voltage (DC)
  Conductor-to-Conductor
  Conductor-to-Shield
 
2500
2500

 

Property Value
Jacket Material Engineered Fluoropolymer
Jacket Color White
Conductor Silver-Plated Copper Alloy
Conductor Color-Coding Blue, Red, Green, Yellow
Dielectric Material ePTFE/PTFE
Temperature Range (°C) -65 to 200

 

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Gore Honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards Program

Posted November 14, 2017

Gore announced today that its GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables were recognized by the judges of the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program.

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Preview Failure-Free GORE® Aerospace Cables and Materials at 2017 ASE/Cribbins Symposiums

November 13, 2017 - November 16, 2017

Come by Booth 315 at this year’s Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE)/Cribbins Symposiums on November 13-16 to see new and proven high-performance aerospace solutions from Gore.

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Gore at AUSA Meeting & Exposition 2017

October 9, 2017 - October 11, 2017

Visit us at Booth 2733 at the 2017 AUSA Meeting & Exposition to see the latest GORE® Military Fabrics and GORE® Cables and Materials for military and defense applications.

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Gore Exhibits Next-Gen Fabrics and High-Performance Cables & Materials for Military and Defense Applications at 2017 AUSA

Posted October 2, 2017

Gore will be exhibiting products from both GORE® Military Fabrics and GORE® Cables and Materials engineered to perform reliably on the battlefield and in the air at the 2017 AUSA, October 9-11, Washington, D.C., Booth 2733.

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