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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Due to operating conditions in space that are the harshest imaginable, space programs must have complete confidence that the cables connected to critical systems will continue to perform under that stress. And because repairs are not easy to make outside of planet Earth, these cables must not only be rugged but also boast decades of proven success. That’s where GORE® Space Cables for Traditional Space Applications from W. L. Gore & Associates come into play.
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.
Protective Braids from Gore meet these technical 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°|
Learn more about our Protective Braids in the product brochure and a white paper discussing the properties of cables that ensure peak electrical performance.
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.
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Posted November 8, 2021
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced today that its GORE® High Performance Aerospace Wires, GWN3000 Series, were recognized among the 2021 Military & Aerospace Electronics Technology Innovators Awards. An independent panel of esteemed judges from the aerospace and defense community recognized Gore as a gold honoree for the second consecutive year. The company’s PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies were recognized in 2020.
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