Custom Cable Development and Fabrication

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Custom Cable Design

We partner with many OEM’s on custom cable fabrication, we design and manufacture for our customer’s unique specifications.

The custom cable manufacturing process begins with identifying our customer’s requirements, this information is then provided to the engineering team, which they use to propose an initial design for review, once the review process is complete the customer is presented with a specification sheet, and the product moves to production.

Most Common Primary Insulating Materials

Below is a list of the most common primary insulating materials, as well as their respective insulation capabilities.

Material Types

  • PVC
  • Hytrel
  • Solid/Foam PE
  • Solid/Foam PP
  • TPE
  • FEP
  • ETFE
  • PFA
  • TPR

Insulation Capabilities

  • -30°C to +105°C
  • -40°C to +90°C
  • -20°C to +80°C
  • -20°C to +100°C
  • -40°C to +90°C
  • -100°C to +200°C
  • -100°C to +150°C
  • -190°C to +260°C
  • -50°C to +135°C

Conductor Types

  • Bare Copper
  • Tinned Copper
  • Silver Plated Copper
  • High Strength Alloys
  • Kevlar / Copper

GAUGE RANGE = 36 – 4/0

Tapes / Binder Materials

  • Mylar
  • Polyester
  • Aluminum Mylar
  • ePTFE
  • PTFE
  • Water Blocking

Approvals

UL, CSA, CE, RoHS, FT-1, AWM, ISO 9001.

Type of Shield Percent of Coverage Low Frequency Effectiveness High Frequency Effectiveness RFI / EMI Flexibility Flex Life
Braided 80-95% Execellent Execellent Good Good Good
Spiral 80-95% Good Fair Poor Execellent Great
Foil 100% Execellent Execellent Poor Good Fair

Braid & Spiral Shielding

Gauge Range: 40-32

Shielding Materials:

  • Tin & Bare Copper
  • Silver Plated and Silver
  • Plated Alloy
  • Aluminum Mylar
  • Steel
  • Textiles
  • Kevlar (Braid Only)

Cable Profiles

  • Round Cable
  • Flat Cable
  • HPF, FST
  • Shot Gun
  • Coils
  • Miniature

Composite/Hybrid
Components

  • Fiber Optics
  • Coaxial
  • Air/Water Hoses
  • Strength Members
  • Hydraulic Hose
  • Power
  • Data
  • Signal

Other Products

  • AS-Interface
  • CC-Link, CAN
  • DeviceNet
  • EIB/KNX
  • Fieldbus
  • Ethernet
  • INTERBUS
  • PROFIBUS
  • Safety BUS
  • USB/FireWire

Common Jacketing Materials

These are some of the most common jacketing materials listed with their respective insulation capabilities.

Materials Types

  • PVC
  • TPE
  • Polyurethane
  • Nylon
  • Santoprene
  • Hytrel
  • ETFE, FEP

Insulation Capabilities

  • -30°C to +105°C
  • -40°C to +90°C
  • -40°C to +90°C
  • -40°C to +130°C
  • -50°C to +135°C
  • -40°C to +90°C
  • -100°C to +200°C

High Performance FLX (HPF) Cable & Flexible Sleeve Technology (FST)

  • Water Processing and Inspection
  • High Speed Pick and Place Devices
  • Surface Mount Equipment
  • Advanced Lithography
  • High Performance Packaging Machines
  • Laser Cutting and Laser Edging Machines
  • PV / Solar Panel Manufacturing Devices
  • Linear Motion and Drives

Unique Properties of Medical Cables

  • Special Designs for Hand-Held Applications
  • Hybrid Cables for Various Medical Equipment
  • High Performance Flat Cables
  • Minimal Net Weight (10g/m) with Miniaturized Solutions
  • Long Flex Life
  • Materials Utilized that are Easy to Clean and Sterilize
  • Extreme Operating Temperatures and Conditions
  • Autoclavable at 135°C / 275°F

Questions to Ask When Receiving an RFQ

Having the right information and clear communication is key when evaluating an RFQ.

  • Qty, EAU
  • Price Point
  • Flexing or Static
  • Approvals
  • Temperature Range
  • Elec. Properties
  • OD Restriction
  • Sample Available
  • Bend Radius
  • Quality Issues
  • Shielding
  • Application & Length
  • Company Name and Info
  • Name, Phone, Email
  • Market Segment
  • P/N
  • Meters or Feet
  • End User?

Various Industry Applications

  • Industrial Machinery and Drives
  • Robotics and Cable Tracks
  • Measurement and Control Devices
  • Pick and Place Systems
  • Machine Tool and Injection Molding
  • Outdoor Operations in Rough/Hazardous Environments

  • Data Processing and Control Systems
  • Aerial and Scissor Lifts
  • Special Construction Equipment
  • Bottling and Packaging
  • Pulp and Paper Machinery
  • Sewer Inspection
  • Grounding

Industrial Markets

  • Machine Automation
  • Robotics/Food Processing
  • Vacuum and Clean Rooms
  • Printing and Packaging
  • Semiconductor Industry
  • Glass, Wood, Textile Processing

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Please note that Promark Electronics does not manufacture single units of equipment for personal use. We partner with OEMs for industry applications.