W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) will be showcasing their broad range of qualified GORE® Space Cables and Assemblies at the Space Passive Component Days (SPCD) on October 12-14, 2016 at ESA/ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Gore will be highlighting their full portfolio of GORE® Space Cables that ensure high-quality signals and power are delivered safely and reliably in the most extreme conditions of outer space. With specialized insulation materials that are more durable, these small, lightweight cables have been thoroughly tested and are ESA-qualified according to ESCC specifications for long-lasting performance.

Other products on display will include GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies, Type 5G Series optimized for Ka-band uplink and downlink satellite applications. These durable microwave/RF assemblies provide outstanding shielding effectiveness and ensure reliable signal integrity with excellent insertion loss and return loss performance up to 32 GHz. Gore’s high-frequency Type 5G Series are qualified for spaceflight applications in three separate phases — integration, launch, and in-orbit — to ensure consistently reliable performance for the duration of the mission.

For ground test applications that require precise, repeatable measurements, GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies provide excellent phase and amplitude stability with flexure. These rugged, lightweight assemblies deliver reliable performance with longer service life and reduced equipment downtime resulting in lower costs for testing in laboratory, production and field test environments.

For more than 25 years, Gore has provided highly reliable solutions for the space industry. The 100-percent success rate of their products demonstrates Gore’s commitment to collaborating with customers when developing reliable and durable cables and assemblies for these demanding applications. For more information about GORE® Space Cables and Assemblies, visit Gore at the 2016 SPCD or online at gore.com/aerospace

About W. L. Gore & Associates

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 www.gore.com.