1 high Performance wire and Cable SPEC 55. Product Facts by hot stamp, ink jet or laser, n Resistant to electrical arc and can be potted without tracking in wet or dry pre-etching. conditions n Single or dual wall SPEC 55PC wire and Cable constructions Insulation System n Small size, ultra light weight This product was originally n Exceptional chemical developed to meet Boeing's resistance material standard BMS13- n -65 C to 200 C [-85 F to 48 for the 777 airliner. 392 F] SPEC 55PC provides light- weight, compact insulation that matches the proven Performance of our SPEC 55 wire .
2 Today, 55PC. is specified and utilized on the majority of aerospace platforms worldwide. Applications in twisted pairs, triples, etc., and as shielded and jacket- Tyco Electronics' rigorous, SPEC 55 wire is insulated statistical-process-con- with modified radiation ed cables. trolled manufacturing has cross-linked ETFE polymer. Physical Characteristics produced Raychem wiring It has a temperature rating that is rugged and versatile of -65 C to 200 C [-85 F to Size and Weight enough for a wide range of 392 F] continuous using a SPEC 55 wire provides one commercial and defense silver plated copper con- of the most comprehensive aerospace applications, ductor, and combines the wiring product ranges for including electronic hook- easy handling of a flexible aerospace users, with a ups in harsh, open airframe wire with excellent scrape wide choice of conductor environments.
3 Abrasion and cut-through sizes and insulation wall characteristics. dual wall SPEC 55PC wire and Cable airframe wire has an insula- systems feature an 8-mil air- The dual wall airframe con- frame wire that is lighter and struction of SPEC 55 wire is tion wall thickness of either [.008] or [.010] for smaller than typical 10-mil currently used on numerous wire , with little reduction in aircraft programs. It has a robustness in unprotected harnesses and has excel- key mechanical perform- choice of two total wall ance features. SPEC 55PC. thicknesses, [.010] lent wire to wire abrasion properties.
4 wire offers flame resistance (55A08XX 10 mil) and superior to FAA standards [.008] (55A02XX 8 mil). The single wall equipment and also resists scrape Both have a contrasting wire has a [.006] wall abrasion, notch, propaga- core color to act as a dam- thickness for use inside tion, cut-through, and age indicator. Chosen for its equipment and protected electrical arc tracking. balance of properties, harnesses. For high density, SPEC 55 wire has outstand- interconnect wiring, the 450 n Meets Boeing material ing resistance to chemicals volt 55M041X series of standard BMS 13-48.
5 And solvents, excellent equipment wire has a nomi- n Exceeds FAR 25 test electrical arc track resist- nal [.004] wall and pro- requirements for flame ance, and is not susceptible vides considerable weight resistance and smoke to UV and moisture degra- and size savings over other density. dation. Single wall equip- comparable wires. ment wire constructions Handling are available in [.004]. (55/03XX 4 mil) and The excellent flexibility [.006] (6 mil) wall thicknesses and handleability makes for use inside black boxes SPEC 55 the ideal wire to where flexibility and solder- install, both in new aircraft iron resistance make it a and equipment and for wire which is very easy to maintenance purposes.
6 The Available in: install reliably. wire is easily stripped with Americas n n conventional tooling. The Europe Both single and dual wall n Asia Pacific insulation is readily marked insulated wires are available 9-10. Catalog 1654025 Dimensions are in millimeters Dimensions are shown for USA: 1-800-522-6752 South America: 55-11-3611-1514. Revised 12-04 and inches unless otherwise reference purposes only. Canada: 1-905-470-4425 Japan: 81-44-900-5102. specified. Values in brackets Specifications subject Mexico: 01-800-733-8926 Singapore: 65-4866-151. are equivalents. to change.
7 C. America: 52-55-5-729-0425 UK: 44-1793-528171. high Performance wire and Cable SPEC 55 (Continued). Specifications Conductor Conductor Insulation - Radiation Crosslinked, Modified ETFE Insulations - Radiation Crosslinked, Modified ETFE. Inner layer colored blue SPEC 55 insulation system - single wall SPEC 55 insulation system - dual wall MIL-W-22759/32-35 and /41 to /46 and NEMA-WC-27500 (Cables). Defense Standard 61-12 Part 33 Issue 4. Part 1001 and Part 1002. VDE 9426, 9427, 9428. British Standard 3G233. Civil Aviation Authority Accessory Approval E11749. Boeing BMS 13-48.
8 Airbus ABS 0820 to 0826. NASA preferred product list European Space Agency 3901/012, 3901/020 and 3901/022. Raychem Specification 55. Typical Properties Temperature rating (Tin plated conductor) -65 C to +150 C [-85 F to +302 F]. (Silver or nickel plated conductor) -65 C to +200 C [-85 F to +392 F]. Thermal endurance 200 C [392 F], 10000 h Scrape abrasion (BS 3G233) >100 cycles at 150 C [302 F]. Flexing endurance (Boeing BSS 7324) >1000 cycles Voltage rating Tensile strength + elongation (core only). Tensile strength + total elongation (core & primary jacket). 600 V, 450V.
9 (Dual wall wire ) 35 N/mm2, 125% min. (Dual wall wire ) 35 N/mm2, 75% min. 9. wire and Cable Notch propagation BS 3G230 mm notch Pass Solder iron resistance (370 C, 1 minute) Pass Solderability - Tin plated copper conductor < secs to wet BS 3G233 conditions Shrinkage <1%. Long term water resistance Will not hydrolyze Permitivity 1 KHz (ASTM D150) Dissipation factor (ASTM D150) FAR 25 O. Afterburn (sec) 30 sec. max. Burn length 75 mm [3 in.] max. 9-11. Catalog 1654025 Dimensions are in millimeters Dimensions are shown for USA: 1-800-522-6752 South America: 55-11-3611-1514.
10 Revised 12-04 and inches unless otherwise reference purposes only. Canada: 1-905-470-4425 Japan: 81-44-900-5102. specified. Values in brackets Specifications subject Mexico: 01-800-733-8926 Singapore: 65-4866-151. are equivalents. to change. C. America: 52-55-5-729-0425 UK: 44-1793-528171. high Performance wire and Cable SPEC 55 (Continued). Environmental Performance Temperature Rating Chemical Resistance Electrical Arc Tracking SPEC 55 wire and Cable is SPEC 55 is unaffected by all Resistance rated for continuous opera- commonly used chemicals, SPEC 55 insulation demon- tion from -65 C to +200 C eg.