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W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Sealant Technologies Group

201 Airport Rd., Elkton, MD, 21922, USA

  • 800-847-7732

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W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Sealant Technologies Group

Fasteners & Hardware

GORE« PolyVent Ex+ Screws meet IECEx and ATEX standards.

Dec 01, 2017

GORE┬« PolyVent Ex+ Screws are suitable for non-mining and above-ground applications. Units are made of 1.4404 non-flammable stainless steel and offer high flammability rate UL 94 VTM-0. Products come with silicone O-ring and provide resistance against flame and corrosion and oleophobic and hydrophobic protection. ScrewÔÇÖs PolyVent Ex+ features airflow rate of 1600 ml/min at 70 mbar and... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

GORE« FR Apparel meets ANSI 107-15 Type R standards.

Sep 20, 2017

GORE® FR Apparel is offered in high-visibility orange and high-visibility yellow variants. Unit is suitable for oil and gas workers and is made from GORE-TEX® PYRAD® fabric. Apparel is waterproof and windproof. GORE® uses PYRAD® fabric technology and meets ASTM F2733-09 and ASTM F1891-12 standards. Product offers protection against flash-fire, petroleum, oil-based hazards and hot... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Microwave/RF Test Assemblies withstand continuous movement and flexing.

Jun 08, 2017

Suitable for modular, multi-port and multi-site test applications such as 5G test and interconnection, RF switches and high-speed digital test devices/assemblies, GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies can connect to VNAs, ENA and PXIe for accurate measurements. Enabling easy initial routing in cramped spaces and reduces stress on test ports and DUTs, units come in small package and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ethernet Cables increase data capability for civil aerospace.

Jun 03, 2015

Engineered with fluoropolymers for modern airborne digital networks, GORE® Ethernet Cables handle transmission of up to 10 gigabits over extended distances while maintaining signal integrity with stable performance. Sizes 24 and 26 AWG have nominal ODs of 0.270 and 0.200 in., minimum bend radius of 1.35 and 1.05 in., and nominal weight is 40 and 32 lb/1,000 ft. CAT-6A cables support TIA-568... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Microwave Assemblies come in 0.24 in. dia cable size.

Nov 05, 2014

Optimized for use with Size 8 RF contacts, GORE-FLIGHTÔäó Microwave Assembly, 6 Series with 0.24 in. dia cable weighs 0.040 lb/ft and offers 1.0 in. min bend radius. Respective typical, guaranteed, and installed insertion loss ratings┬áof 0.342, 0.384, and 0.354 dB/ft are maintained during and after installation. While construction withstands challenges of installation, light weight helps improve... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Lightweight Cable Assemblies exhibit minimal insertion loss.

Jul 18, 2014

GORE-FLIGHTÔäó Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series, deliver respective typical and installed insertion loss of 0.198 and 0.219 dB/ft at 18 GHz to ensure reliable performance for life of system. Products maintain consistent impedance of 50 ╬ę ┬▒1 ╬ę, providing typical VSWR characteristics of 1.22:1 typ through max frequency of 18 GHz and eliminating insertion loss stack-up issues when assemblies are... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Lightweight Aerospace Ethernet Cables support high data rates.

Jul 17, 2014

Available in 26 and 24 sizes as standard, GORE® Ethernet Cables meet requirements of military and civil aerospace markets for higher data rate cables in lightweight, flexible, and routable package. CAT-6A cable supports TIA-568 applications up to 10 Gb. Typical applications include avionics networks, digital video systems, cabin management systems, flight management systems, Ethernet backbone,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Installation Simulator targets airframe assemblies.

Jun 11, 2014

To minimize risk of cable assembly damage or failure during installation in aircraft, Cable Installation Simulator evaluates stress of installation on microwave airframe assemblies. Device uses 4 mandrels to simulate routing of assembly around internal structure and abrasion bar to simulate routing across sharp edges or through access holes. Assembly is then connected to vector network analyzer... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Microwave/RF Assemblies suit 32 GHz spaceflight applications.

Sep 30, 2013

Intended for Ka-band uplink and downlink satellite applications, Type 5G Series of GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies provides optimized shielding effectiveness and reliable signal integrity. Units can be terminated with either 2.92 mm straight-pin connectors or 2.92 mm right-angle pin connectors. Low-profile assemblies have been qualified for spaceflight applications in 3 separate... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Cable-Based Antennas improve in-flight wireless network access.

Jul 17, 2012

Installed along length of wide-body or single-aisle passenger aircraft cabin ceiling, GORE® Cable-Based Antennas (leaky lines/feeders) send/receive signals from 400 MHz to 6 GHz and offer signal propagation for every meter. This provides passengers with reliable access to in-flight entertainment, Internet servers, and email accounts. Offered in lengths of 65+ m, antennas require one set of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Assembly suits RF test applications.

Jun 09, 2011

Engineered for high throughput production test applications in wireless infrastructure market, GORE® PHASEFLEX® 18 GHz Microwave/RF Test Assembly is available in 1.0 and 1.5 m lengths with SMA and N-type male connectors. Unit withstands 100,000 flexures at minimum bend radius of 1 in. Internally ruggedized construction delivers crush resistance of 187 lb/linear inch. Offering stable performance... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Assembly complies with SFF specification for 10 Gbps.

Oct 19, 2009

Fully compliant with SFF-8431 Revision 4.1 specification, 10 meter SFP+ Copper Cable Assembly can go 3-5 m longer than other passive options. Product uses GORE(TM) EYE-OPENER+® Conductor Technology and low-loss expanded PTFE cable dielectric, which balances waveform distortion penalty and voltage modulation amplitude parameters to achieve results within specification limits set forth by SFF-8431... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment

Gloves provide optimum grip, dexterity, and comfort.

Jan 30, 2009

Intended for use in snow, GORE-TEX® Gloves feature X-TRAFIT(TM) Product Technology, which permanently bonds liner and insert together, and utilizes grip tape on inside of shell, which prevents any movement between layers under pressure. Waterproof, windproof, and highly breathable, gloves are soft and flexible enough to offer dexterity and tactility. Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Direct Air Cooling Filters feature ePTFE membrane media.

Apr 29, 2008

GORE┬« Cooling Filters include microporous membrane that allows cool, clean air to flow into cabinet while filtering out harmful contaminants such as dirt, dust, and sand. Expanded PTFE membrane has 99.0% particle filtration efficiency at 0.3 ┬Ám level. Available in either lightweight or anodized aluminium frame, filters are suited for wireless base stations, MCPAs, base band units, power... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

PTFE Gasketing exhibits strength, dimensional stability.

Mar 04, 2008

Made from 100% expanded PTFE, GORE(TM) GR sheet gasketing withstands creep relaxation and promotes performance at elevated operating temperatures. Sheet integrity helps prevent fractures that can occur due to improper gasket loading in circumstances such as extreme flange deviation and misaligned flanges. Able to be used in most types of sealing applications, product is impervious to chemicals,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Microminiature Round Cable suits medical applications.

Oct 10, 2007

Using high strength toughened fluoropolymer and low dielectric constant ePTFE, Microminiature Round Cable maintains its performance through device flexure, abrasion during routing or tracking, and sterilization. HSTF consists of biocompatible dielectric material that produces optimized mechanical and electrical properties. Variety of medical devices can benefit from cable, including... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Assemblies are designed for motion environments.

Jan 02, 2007

Constructed to meet demands associated with motion control and vision systems, GORE(TM) FireWire® High Flex Round and Flat Cable Assemblies bend without incurring any bit errors or loss of data. They maintain stable attenuation over flex life. Round cable assemblies are tested to 5 million cycles in rolling flex motions on bend radius of 50 mm, and flat cable assemblies are tested to 20 million... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

DDR Cable Assemblies extend interconnect reach.

Nov 30, 2006

GORE(TM) Extended Reach DDR Cable Assemblies utilize self-equalizing GORE(TM) EYE-OPENER+® Conductor Technology combined with Q:Active(TM) analog semiconductors from Quellan to deliver optimal signal fidelity. They provide users with architectural freedom to enable expansive cluster footprints within mega data centers. Small, lightweight cables minimize cable bundle size, facilitating airflow. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Interface Material features silicone-free design.

Nov 10, 2006

Suited for silicone sensitive applications, GORE(TM) POLARCHIP® SF3000 fills air gaps between heat generating devices on PCBs and heat sinks, heat spreaders, and metal chassis that are used to dissipate heat. Fluoropolymer composite consists of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene matrix filled with boron nitride particles. Absence of silicone eliminates problems of silicone outgassing and silicone... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Interconnects are available in sizes 8 and 12.

Sep 29, 2006

Designed for aerospace market, impedance-matched Quadrax interconnects provide signal fidelity and are optimized for high data rate requirements by controlling impedance and minimizing jitter. Products include integrated alignment feature that prevents bending of pins in field, which eliminates tolerance and positioning issues associated with scaling down military connectors to increase density. Read More

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