STANDARD, CUSTOM, AND HIGH PERFORMANCE CABLE ASSEMBLIES
COAXICOM manufactures a broad line of standard and custom flexible, semi-rigid, and ultra-flex cable
assemblies. Low loss, high performance cables, as well as ruggedized assemblies suitable for production
environments are also available. Standard and custom flexible cable assemblies can be supplied using virtually all
of the common RG Type Cables. We also manufacture assemblies using industry standard cables such as the LMR series from Times, and application-specific cables from Belden. Virtually all connector series and combinations are offered, consistent with the size of the cable selected.
FLEXIBLE CABLE ASSEMBLIES
For quoting purposes, initial assembly part numbers for flexible cable can be generated by you
using the following format: XXXX-YYY-ZZZZ-L
XXXX, ZZZZ: First 4 digits of connector part numbers
YYY: 2 or 3 digit RG (or other) cable designation
L: Cable length in inches.
For Example: an RG-316 cable, 36” long with an SMA male plug on one end, and an SMB plug on the other end would be designated as: 3089-316-6423-36. For reverse-polarity connectors, add a “RP” suffix to the connector part number.
ULTRA-FLEX AND SEMI-RIGID CABLE ASSEMBLIES
The COAXICOM Cable Assembly Department manufactures semi-rigid and ultra-flex cable assemblies from user supplied sketches, prints, or bent samples to facilitate fast turnaround. Our semi-rigid cables utilize MIL-C- 17 approved material with a soft OFHC copper outer jacket to allow the cable to be formed and re-formed after the connectors have been installed. Tin-plated or silver plated copper jackets, as well as aluminum jackets are also available. Ultra-flex is a hand-formed alternate to semi-rigid. It offers the same electrical characteristics as the corresponding semi-rigid, but the solid outer jacket is replaced with a copper-tin filled braid. This results in an extremely flexible assembly, which can be shaped and reshaped by hand without tooling. Both semi-rigid and Ultra-Flex cable assemblies are available in all standard diameters from .047” to .325”.
COAXICOM also manufactures .085” and .141” diameter phase adjustable semi-rigid or Ultra-Flex cable assemblies, using the 3993 series of adjustable SMA male connectors. Part number construction for standard semi-rigid and Ultra-Flex cable assemblies is similar to that described for flexible assemblies. A 24” assembly using .141” semi-rigid with an SMA jack on one end and a phase adjustable SMA plug on the other end is 3183- 402-3993-24. The same assembly using .141” Ultra-Flex is a 3183-402 UF-3993-24. SMA cable plugs for .141” semi-rigid cable are available with or without a center contact. The 3183 connector was chosen over the 3207 connector for the above assembly because it uses the cable center conductor as the male contact pin to provide optimum performance by minimizing discontinuities. The same is true when using .085” semi-rigid with the SSMA plugs.
HIGH-PERFORMANCE, AND DURABLE TEST CABLES
COAXICOM high performance cables include low loss designs for receiving systems, and high power low loss types for transmission applications. We also offer durable assemblies for use in challenging production test environments. Summarized below are some examples of what we can offer. They are available using all the appropriate connector series including N, BNC, TNC, SMA, 7/16, 7 mm, 3.5 mm, 2.9 mm and 2.4 mm consistent with the frequency of operation.
For any questions or more information, on cable assemblies, connectors, phase adjusters, attentuators, terminations, dust caps, transition pins, DC blocks email Sales@Coaxicom.com or call 1-866-262-9426.