GORE® Aerospace USB 3.1 Cables for Civil Aircraft

With approved aerospace materials, Gore’s durable cables provide reliable signal integrity for high-speed data transmission over longer distances in the most challenging environments. They meet the civil aerospace market’s growing demand for faster data transfer in modern airborne digital networks and passenger demand for faster access to in-flight entertainment (IFE).

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GORE Aerospace High Speed Data Cables for Civil Applications - Product Catalog

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This document details the benefits of Gore® Aerospace High Speed Cables for Civil applications.

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Overview

Passengers expect reliable performance from their portable electronic devices while traveling. They want to download IFE content and charge their devices quickly and easily. As a result, aircraft need faster data transfer to reduce downtime and meet passenger demands.

GORE Aerospace USB 3.1 Cables provide reliable signal integrity for high-speed data transmission up to 10 gigabits over longer distances. They carry more data greater than 5 meters for faster IFE content uploads and downloads. Gore’s cables support power management from 9-32V systems to ensure passengers can charge their devices quickly and easily.

Size and Weight Savings with Gore’s Materials

GORE Aerospace USB 3.1 Cables have a unique construction with approved aerospace materials that provide durable protection in the most demanding aerospace environments, including a wide range of temperatures. The high-density construction of our cables significantly reduces weight and diameter for improved installation. And, the small cable diameter increases flexibility with a tight bend radius for easy routing.

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.

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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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Long-lasting construction of GORE Aerospace USB 3.1 Cables

Applications

GORE Aerospace USB 3.1 Cables are engineered to perform reliably in a variety of civil aerospace applications, including:

  • content loading
  • data transfer
  • digital video systems
  • in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems
  • portable electronic devices
  • power remote devices

Benefits

GORE Aerospace USB 3.1 Cables provide manufacturers with many benefits that improve electrical and mechanical performance such as:

  • dependable signal integrity for high-speed data transmission up to 10 gigabits
  • faster data transfer greater than 5 meters to ensure quick and easy access to IFE content
  • high-speed data transmission over longer distances, minimizing the need for additional signal amplification
  • improved power management from 9-32V systems to charge portable electronic devices quickly and easily
  • enhanced durability and long service life due to unique construction with approved aerospace materials 
  • improved installation with smaller, lighter weight and highly flexible cable bundles

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

Properties

These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Aerospace USB 3.1 Cables.

Propertya Value
Standard Impedance (ohms)
  High-Speed Pairs
  Low-Speed Pair
 
90 ± 5
90 ± 10
Voltage Rating (V) < 50
Capacitance [pF/m (pF/ft)]b 50 (15)
Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (Vrms)
Conductor-to-Conductor
Conductor-to-Shield
1500
Skewb (ps/m) (within pair) < 15

a Testing performed on prototypes. Commercialized performance may vary.

b Shielded twisted pairs only.

Property Value
Jacket Material Engineered Fluoropolymer
Jacket Color White
Conductor Silver-Plated Copper Alloy
Conductor Color-Coding High-Speed Pairs: Blue/Yellow, Orange/Violet
Low-Speed Pair: White/Green
Power: Red, Black
Dielectric Material ePTFE/PTFE
Temperature Range (°C) -65 to 200

 

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