Protective Braids

Providing durable protection from the extreme temperatures present aboard spacecraft, Gore’s Protective Braids increase the reliability of signal integrity and offer easy installation in tight areas.

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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

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Gore at Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) & Cribbins Symposiums

November 18, 2019 - November 21, 2019

Come by booth 429 and explore our collection of high-performance cables and materials that are trusted by the defense sector because they help ensure readiness, survivability, and mission success.

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Gore at 2019 Space Tech Expo

November 19, 2019 - November 21, 2019

Visit us in Booth H50! We'll be exhibiting qualified GORE® Space Cables and Assemblies that have been proven and trusted for decades in hundreds of global spaceflight programs, including the iconic Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

We'll also be presenting reliable, cost-effective solutions for the NewSpace economy. On November 20th at 11:15 am CET, you're invited to listen to our expert share his industry knowledge and materials expertise to help you navigate wire and cable requirements for NewSpace missions.

Press Release

Gore Showcasing New and Time-Proven Solutions at 2019 Space Tech Expo

Posted November 14, 2019

Gore will exhibit an extensive collection of qualified GORE® Space Cables and Assemblies at the 2019 Space Tech Expo in Bremen, Germany on November 19-21 in Booth H50. Gore will also be a featured speaker on November 20th at 11:15 am CET.

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New Design Options: GORE® High Speed Data Cables for Prototyping & Evaluation in Aircraft

Posted November 6, 2019

Gore now offers new design options in the company’s sample inventory of GORE® High Speed Data Cables to continue to meet aerospace industry needs and new protocols. The expanded sample inventory includes 8 new part numbers ranging from OM4 fiber optics 1.8 mm Simplex, CAN Bus shielded pair, Ethernet specialty quadrax, and shielded twisted pair.

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