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WireMasters Connects with Corsair Forming Partnership for Electrical Connectors

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WireMasters is excited to announce a new partnership with Corsair. As an AS9100  certified manufacturer, Corsair supplies connectors for the most demanding military and aerospace applications.   WireMasters will be a full line value-added distributor offering 38999, 5015, 26482, thermocouple contacts and ground power receptacles. 

“Teaming with Corsair is an honor and great advancement for our connector group. It is a...

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WireMasters Announces Randy Short's Retirement

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Randy and David

It is with great honor we announce the retirement of Randy Short. Randy has served as WireMasters HR Manager for the last 8 years and is also the WireMasters Employee of the Year for 2018.

After joining WireMasters in 2010, Randy devoted himself to the responsibilities of leading the Human Resources department. His enthusiasm has made working at WireMasters a pleasure for employees and in doing so contributed to the excellent quality of service at WireMasters. We have all benefited from his leadership, encouragement, and friendship and he will be greatly missed among the team.

Wiremasters To Be the First Distributor to Stock Gore® Space Cables

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As the authorized North American distributor for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) bulk wire and cable, WireMasters is excited to announce we are adding specific Gore® Space Cables to our product offerings. WireMasters is the first distributor that Gore® has offered their space products to and an initial stock package for the High Data Rate Spaceflight Cables is a necessity.

The aspiration and interest of space travel and satellites continue to rise. For over 25 years, Gore® has been supplying wiring solutions to space applications with a 100% success...

Lights, Camera, ACTION- WireMasters Style

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 WireMasters is excited to release our new marketing video! As we continue to expand our number of full service locations, our stocking selection of wire and cable products is growing to accommodate our customers and support the applications they are building. This video provides an overview of those product offerings, value-added services, and industries/applications we serve. We are investing in our customers’ futures by offering visual examples of how WireMasters can support their ...

WireMasters Mesa Expands with New Value-Added Capabilities

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Our Arizona warehouse is growing! We are excited to announce we have expanded our Mesa value-added department with a new laser marking machine and added striping capabilities. The value-added services will largely benefit companies on the West Coast that need a quick lead time on these processes.

The new Spectrum Nova 860 laser marking machine has the ability to mark gauge sizes 26 AWG to 6 AWG, and jacketed cables with similar ODs. Laser Marked wire and cable provide a high-quality and permanent solution to marking your wiring with alphanumeric characters for easy identification...

New ADS-B Systems Bring Coaxial Demands: RG58 VS. RG400

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A recent Avionics News Article highlighted the need to upgrade coaxial cables from RG58 to M17/128-RG400. Aircraft are currently upgrading to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), which the FAA is calling the “hallmarks of NextGen surveillance.” Implementing the new technology helps determine the position, traffic, weather, and other related flight-information used for air-traffic control.

Beginning January 1, 2020, all aircraft that fly within most controlled airspaces must be equipped with an ADS-B system, and as such upgrades to these new requirements have begun. The transmit power o...

Wyre Tek Receives Additional QPL Status

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Today Wyre Tek, a WireMasters Company, announces additions to its NEMA WC27500-2015 Qualified Products List (QPL).  The approval from NAVAIR/NEMA is a breakthrough as it includes numerous supplementary shielded and shielded/jacketed constructions.

 Wyre Tek has a long history of manufacturing to the WC27500 specification and was among the first to receive QPL approval when the spec was first revised to require it in 2012. Now with these new approvals, all WC27500 cables manufactured by Wyre Tek have QPL status...

WireMasters Named Authorized Distributor For Leader In Coaxial Transmission Line Technology, Times Microwave Systems

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Times Microwave Products

Columbia, TN USA – WireMasters, an industry leader in sales and distribution for wire, cable and interconnect accessories, announced today they have partnered with Times Microwave Systems (TMS) as an authorized distributor. Times Microwave is an industry leader for coaxial cables and accessories that offer the broadest range of transmission line solutions for...

Turning Polymers Into Possibilities

WireMasters Supplier Spotlight on Zeus Part 1

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PTFE Tubing

Turning polymers into possibilities. That’s what our great friends at Zeus are known for. WireMasters and Zeus have been developing our relationship as manufacture and supplier for many years now. As one of WireMasters’ top suppliers, Zeus supplies us with high-quality aerospace protective.

Zeus’ high-performance polymer components are manufactured to accelerate and enhance customer’s aerospace and defense systems with...

GORE® AEROSPACE ETHERNET CABLES NOW APPROVED ON SAE 6070 QPL FOR CIVIL AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS

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Gore WLG-E-450

WireMasters is excited to announce our W.L Gore Cat6a Ethernet cables are now approved on the SAE 6070 QPL. We are excited for this advancement of the 10-gigabit Cat6a cables and it’s only through our strong partnership with companies such as W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) that we can continue to provide the latest advanced products to the aerospace, defense, and...

GORE FEATURES ADVANCED CABLES AND MATERIALS FOR MILITARY AND DEFENSE APPLICATIONS AT 2016 ASE/CRIBBINS SYMPOSIUMS

WireMasters is the proud North American stocking distributor for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) bulk wire and cable products

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GORE Aerospace High Speed Data Cables

WireMasters is the proud North American stocking distributor for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) bulk wire and cable products. We are honored to be teamed with GORE as they continue to develop and provide the latest advances in wire and cable materials to the military, aerospace, defense markets. Don’t miss the opportunity to see...

GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables Selected For The F‑16 Aircraft Upgrades

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F-16-1200x1000We are proud of and congratulate our partner W.L. Gore on the announcement of their GORE® Aerospace Ethernet Cables being selected for the F‑16 aircraft upgrades.  We are proud to be the stocking distributor of these products and happy to be associated with the famous F-16 platform. Our WireMasters

 family is grateful for the men and women that are involved with the flight and operations of this legendary platform and thrilled their tools are being upgraded with some of the best...

Why EMI protection?

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Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), also known as radio-frequency interference (RFI), occurs when the radio-frequency of an electronic circuit interferes with another electronic device nearby. These waves of disturbances can be caused by carriers of electronic currents like avionics equipment, computers, radios, thunder storms, televisions and cellphones to name a few.  With the growing number of electronics on-board modern aircraft, it is of utmost importance to take every precaution to prevent and/or minimize the chance of EMI/RFI occurring.

EMI/RFI has the potential to cause loss of connectivity, obstruction to cockpit radios and...

4 balls and a 2 known as M17/176-00002

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Coax-176-0002Ever heard of 4 balls and a 2? We’re talking wire and cable here, and it’s a high possibility if you work throughout the aerospace and defense industry then you know we are referring to the popular radio frequency cable, MIL-DTL-17/176-00002. The twinax data bus cable is one of WireMasters top selling and stocking items. With approximately 145,000+ feet in-stock WireMasters can ship this material out the same day your order is placed!

Rated with an impedance of 77 ohms, the cable is...

 

 

 

Mil-Spec Cable Designs for Special OEM projects and more!

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When it comes to usefulness, no mil-spec part family delivers like M27500.  This series of cables are found in a variety of commercial and military applications including avionics, airframes, and ground-based systems.  Its versatility enables it to be configured to perform in just about any environment. In fact, OEM cable specification drawings are based on M27500, including companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream, Bell Helicopter, Bombardier, Raytheon, Sikorsky, and many others! One of our top wire and cable manufacturers, T/E Connectivity, also constructs M27500 cables under their 55A cable speciation!

WireMasters Avionics Magazine featured and In-Flight Entertainment Updates

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Avionics MagazineWireMasters recently had the honor of being featured in Avionics MagazinesWire and cable: Aircraft EWIS and Swap in Focus, By Woodrow Bellamy III. WireMasters often talks about how we are adapting to meet the demands of the In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) market and the ever changing demands of the aviation industry and this article went into great depth on what manufacturers and...

 

 

 

The Ins and Outs of Coaxial Cable

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Designed by English engineer and mathematician Oliver HeavisideCoaxial Cable (coax) designs have been around since 1880. When manufactured these cables are constructed with an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, enclosed by a tubular conducting shield, certain types also include an insulated outer sheath or jacket. This detailed construction of coax cables provides an interference-free transmission path for high-frequency electrical signals.

 

Each element of the design of a Coaxial cable affects its size, attenuation, frequency performance, power handling capabilities, strength, flexibility, and pricing. Different constructions of the inner conductor, Overall Diameter ...

 

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