Overview

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.

Specifications

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°

 

Resources

Learn more about our Protective Braids in the product brochure and a white paper discussing the properties of cables that ensure peak electrical performance.

Recent News

Press Release

W. L. Gore & Associates Adds New European Distributor for High-Speed Data Cables

Posted September 27, 2022

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced today the addition of a new European distributor for its aerospace high-speed data cables. A.E. Petsche Company is now an authorized distributor for Gore’s entire selection of cables, including fiber optics, Ethernet, quadrax, HDMI, USB, shielded twisted pair, and more. Gore also offers higher-level cable protection systems and an abrasion-resistant cable jacket for packaging copper wires and cables.

Press Release

W. L. Gore & Associates Expands Mission Capabilities for Microwave RF Assemblies

Posted June 16, 2022

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced a new higher-frequency 40Ghz option for its GORE-FLIGHT® Microwave Assemblies. The new option will help EW and C5ISR users and customers who want to transport electrical signals reliably with minimal size, weight and power. The newest capability for GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies will allow for higher frequency applications that will offer low loss, high integrity and greater longevity cables.

Event

See Gore Demos at the Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit (AAAA)

April 3, 2022 - April 5, 2022

Come by Booth 305 to watch demonstrations so you can see the durability and flexibility of GORE® Aerospace Cables and Materials and how they continually outperform leading alternatives before and after installation and over time.

Event

Join Us at the Aviation Forum

December 7, 2021 - December 8, 2021

Visit our Booth F16 to tell us about your latest airframe and aviation system developments and hear more about our solutions for the civil aerospace industry. We’re looking forward to meeting and talking in person again after so long!

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