Cicoil's Flexx-Sil flat cable assemblies target pods, thermographic camera and infrared sight systems often used in multi-role fighter aircraft, attack helicopters and maritime surveillance vessels where performance is critical.
The assemblies are encapsulated in a shock absorbing jacket, rendering them unaffected by repeated exposure to severe vibration, G-Forces, flames (UL 94V-0), ice, fog, ozone, steam, humidity, extreme temperatures (-65 °C to 260°C), harsh weather, salt corrosion, operational stress, chemicals and the rigors of turbulent flight. Each cable incorporates a variety of components including power conductors, controlled impedance pairs, shielded control wires, video conductors, multi-layer shielding options and the company’s StripMount fastening strip. The single condensed cable design controls inner component spacing, jacket thickness and overall cable shape.
The crystal-clear Flexx-Sil encapsulation does not require external sheathing or conduit for protection. It is also tear-resistant and will not deform or wear during a lifetime of more than 10 million cycles, even under tight bending radius and high speed flexing conditions. The jacket is "self-healing" from small punctures and cable jacket damage is repairable in the field.
Cables are available in continuous lengths, break-outs, custom shapes for tight spaces, cut to order, or as assemblies, complete with a choice of connectors, 100% tested and inspected for peak electrical performance, quality and reliability.
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