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.
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.
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.
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