In any military scenario, high-speed data cables must maintain stable communication on avionics networks to ensure the mission and flight crews are never at risk. Cables also need to boost power and deliver dependable signal integrity in less space.
GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables deliver excellent signal integrity for high-speed data transmission up to 1 gigahertz (GHz) no matter the environmental conditions — so that the military can complete critical missions successfully and safely every time. That’s because the combination of durable materials in their construction enables a higher tolerance against the harshest aerospace environments, like rapid changes in temperatures encountered during take-off and landing.
Significant Weight Savings with Gore Cable Technology
Smaller, Lighter Cable Design
Well-suited for aerospace harness applications, our shielded twisted pair cables are highly flexible and easy to route in hard-to-reach places of an airframe. The low-profile design of our cables reduces overall weight by as much as 50% when compared to standard cables. So, wire by wire our cables have a direct impact on saving weight.
The superior electrical performance of our controlled-impedance cables can also reduce the need for additional signal amplification in your system architecture — further decreasing weight and power requirements.
GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables are engineered to perform reliably in a variety of applications, including:
- avionics networks
- cabin management systems
- digital video systems
- Ethernet backbone
- serial buses
For more information about the benefits of our cables, please contact a Gore representative.
GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables provide manufacturers with many benefits that improve electrical and mechanical performance such as:
- reliable high-speed data transmission up to 1 gigahertz (GHz)
- excellent signal integrity in harsh environments, like extreme temperatures
- low-profile design that reduces overall weight by as much as 50% when compared to standard cables
- less need for additional signal amplification further reducing weight and power requirements
- highly flexible with a tighter bend radius for easier installation in hard-to-reach places
If you have any questions or to discuss your specific application needs, please contact a Gore representative.
Durable Construction of GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables
These values demonstrate the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance of GORE Shielded Twisted Pair Cables.
|Standard Impedance (ohms)s||100 ± 10|
|Typical Operating Voltage||<15|
|Velocity of Propagation (nominal) (%)||80|
|Time Delay (nominal) [ns/m (ns/ft)]||4.10 (1.25)|
|Capacitance [pF/m (pF/ft)]||42.6 (13.0)|
|Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (Vrms)
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|Mechanical / Environmental Property||Value|
|Jacket Material||Engineered Fluoropolymer|
|Jacket Color||White (Laser Markable)|
|Conductor||Silver-Plated Copper Alloy|
|Conductor Color-Coding||Blue and White|
|Temperature Range (°C)||-65 to +200|
Part Numbers and Drawings
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GORE Shielded Twisted Pair 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: Toxicity
- FAR Part 25, Appendix F, Part I: Flammability
- FAR Part 25, Appendix F, Part V: Smoke Density
- RoHS and REACH Compliant
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