Microwave/RF Assemblies suit 32 GHz spaceflight applications.

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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 phases: integration, launch, and in-orbit.



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Gore® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies Provide Proven Performance for Ka-Band (32 Ghz) Applications



LANDENBERG, PA,  - W. L. Gore & Associates has introduced a new line of GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies that have been optimized for Ka-band uplink and downlink satellite applications. Gore will be featuring the new Type 5G Series assemblies at Space Passive Component Days, September 24-26, 2013, at ESA/ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.



The durable construction of the Type 5G Series of GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies provides outstanding shielding effectiveness and ensures reliable signal integrity with excellent insertion loss and return loss performance up to 32 GHz. They have been qualified for spaceflight applications in three separate phases – integration, launch, and in-orbit – to ensure consistently reliable performance for the duration of the mission.



The Type 5G Series of GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies can be terminated with either 2.92 mm straight-pin connectors (ZMQ) or 2.92 mm right-angle pin connectors (ZQA). These robust connectors have been designed to withstand the harsh environment experienced during satellite launch and orbit without compromising signal performance. Additionally, the low-profile of these connectors will increase flexibility during the layout process of satellite design.



Type 5G Series of GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies are available worldwide from manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Europe.



For more information, visit www.gore.com/aerospace.



About W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Gore is a technology-driven company focused on discovery and product innovation. Well known for waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® fabric, the company’s portfolio includes everything from high- performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Newark, Del., Gore posts annual sales of more than $3.2 billion and employs approximately 10,000 associates with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and China, and sales offices around the world. Gore is one of a select few companies to appear on all of the U.S. “100 Best Companies to Work For” lists since the rankings debuted in 1984. The company also appears regularly on similar lists around the world. Learn more at gore.com.

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