The extreme temperatures inherent in spacecraft can impair cables and their performance, so critical to any space mission.
Gore offers protective braids installed over cable bundles that provide durable protection in extreme temperatures, and enhanced EMI suppression for reliable signal integrity. Our high-strength braids are also smaller and more flexible than competitors’ braids, allowing for easier routing in the tight areas of a spacecraft.
Features & Benefits
Protective Braids from Gore feature an:
- ePTFE construction
- smaller and more flexible construction than competitors’ braids
- enhanced EMI suppression
These features benefit manufacturers and end users by providing:
- easy routing in tight areas
- increased reliability of signal integrity
Additionally, Gore’s worldwide engineering team provides sales and technical support. If you have any questions about the space cables’ features or benefits, please contact us.
|Braid Type||Plating||Operating Temperature|
|ePTFE||N/A||-200°C to +260C°|
|Copper||Silver (2.5μm min.)||-200°C to +200C°|
|Copper||Nickel (1.2 μm min.)||-200°C to +260C°|
|ePTFE over copper||Silver (2.5μm min.)||-200°C to +200C°|
|ePTFE over copper||Nickel (1.2 μm min.)||-200°C to +260C°|
Learn more about our Protective Braids in the product brochure and a white paper discussing the properties of cables that ensure peak electrical performance.
Gore will be showcasing their broad range of qualified GORE® Space Cables and Assemblies at the Space Passive Component Days (SPCD) on October 12-14, 2016 at ESA/ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. has received a Supplier Appreciation Award from Space Systems Loral (SSL) Palo Alto, CA, the leading provider of geostationary commercial satellites, in recognition of Gore’s dedication in supporting SSL programs.