GORE® Shielded Twisted Pair Cables for Civil Applications

Cables from Gore deliver reliable signal integrity for high-speed data transmission over longer distances in a small, lightweight and flexible package. They meet the civil aerospace market’s growing demand for higher data rate cables in modern airborne digital networks that can withstand the most challenging environments.

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

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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.

Well-suited for aerospace harness applications, GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables are highly flexible and easy to route in confined spaces of an aircraft. The unique design of these cables reduces overall weight by as much as 35% and cable diameter size by as much as 21% when compared to standard cables. Wire by wire these cables have a direct impact on saving weight.

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.

Reliable Flight Performance
Size comparison between GORE Shielded Twisted Pair, and the larger standard cable.

Smaller, Ligther Cable Design

Gore’s innovative fluoropolymer technologies deliver high-speed data cables that are significantly smaller and lighter weight while maintaining reliable performance in demanding aerospace environments, including rapid changes in temperatures encountered during take-off and landing

Applications

GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables are engineered to perform reliably in a variety of civil aerospace applications, including:

  • avionics electronics
  • cabin management systems
  • digital video systems
  • Ethernet networks
  • serial buses

Benefits

GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables provide manufacturers with many benefits that improve electrical and mechanical performance such as:

  • high-speed data transmission over longer distances, minimizing the need for additional signal amplification
  • excellent signal integrity in demanding environments with temperatures ranging from -55⁰ C to 200⁰ C
  • unique design that reduces overall weight by as much as 35% and cable diameter size by as much as 21% when compared to standard cables
  • highly flexible with a tight bend radius for easier installation in small spaces

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

Aerospace Twisted Shielded Pairs - Cable Construction
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Engineered Fluoropolymer Jacket

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Color Coded Composite Dielectric

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Durable construction of GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables

Properties

These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables.

Electrical Property Value
Standard Impedance (ohms)s 100 ± 10
Voltage Rating (V) 500
Velocity of Propagation (nominal) (%) 80
Time Delay (nominal) [ns/m (ns/ft)] - 24 AWG 4.07 (1.24)
Capacitance [pF/m (pF/ft)] 42.6 (13)
Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (Vrms)
  Conductor-to-Conductor
  Conductor-to-Shield
 
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1000

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Mechanical / Environmental Properties Value
Jacket Material Engineered Fluoropolymer
Jacket Color White
Conductor Silver-Plated Copper
Conductor Color-Coding White and Blue
Dielectric Material ePTFE/PTFE
Dielectric Material -55 to 200

 

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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.

We offer high-performance technical solutions for warfighters, ground vehicles, and aircraft — from next-generation fabrics to high data rate cables, aircraft sealants and more! Our products are engineered to perform reliably every time in any military scenario on land and in the air.

Find out more about our revolutionary products at gore.com/ausa2017.

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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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Streamlined Processes Enable Short Lead Times for Most Popular GORE® High Speed Data Cables for Commercial Aircraft & Military Applications

Posted September 27, 2017

Gore has recently upgraded its site manufacturing infrastructure in New Garden, PA, significantly reducing product delivery time to OEMs and end users. GORE® Ethernet Cables, sizes 24 and 26 AWG and GORE® Shielded Twisted Pair Cables, sizes 20 AWG to 30 AWG are now available with short lead times and no minimum order quantities.

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Gore Exhibits Advanced Technical Solutions for Military and Defense Applications at DSEI 2017

Posted September 13, 2017

Gore will exhibit new and proven GORE® Cables and Materials at Defence and Security Equipment International, held in London, England on September 12-15, Booth N7-173.

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