PIC DataMATES Aircraft Databus, Ethernet Cables

Aerospace data networks are in growing demand – for applications ranging from monitoring and managing flight data and cabin management systems to in-flight passenger communications. PIC DataMATES® are a robust solution for applications requiring flexible, light weight, low loss, high temperature solutions in rugged environments. PIC’s reliable aerospace data cables are high quality, performance products engineered for demanding civil and military applications. In addition to cables, DataMATES incorporates an extensive line of connectors designed to optimize performance.

DataMATES is an extensive aerospace data cable portfolio that is designed to provide robust solutions for a variety of applications:

DataMATES Technical Resources:


Aerospace Ethernet Cable

DataMATES includes 1 pair2 pair4 pair and quadraxial 100 ohm shielded ethernet cables carrying high-speed data up to 10G performance. DataMATES cables are known for being lightweight, flexible, low-loss, high temperature and laser markable solutions for demanding high-speed data requirements.

Ethernet civil and military aerospace applications include:

  • Ethernet communications backbone
  • Cabin management
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Avionics networks
  • High definition video

To optimize DataMATES cable performance, a variety of matching connectors are offered to ensure data performance.

Ethernet Technical Resources:

1 Pair – 10/100 BASE-T (CAT5e)

Part
Number
Data
Conductor
DescriptionWeight
lbs/100 ft
(kg/100 m)
O.D. in (mm)Temperature
Rating (°C)
Burn Test
E5E2222-D22 AWG SPC

Low skew, two shields with drain wire and laser markable jacket

2.3 (3.4)0.18 (4.57)-55/+200 *
E1022222 AWG TPC

Two shields with laser markable jacket

2.3 (3.4)0.19 (4.80)-50/+150 View
E1322424 AWG SPCA

One shield with flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

2.2 (3.3)0.16 (4.06)-55/+200*
E5E2224-D24 AWG SPC

Low skew, two shields with drain wire and laser markable jacket

2.0 (3.0)0.16 (4.06)-55/+200 *
E6122424 AWG SPCA

Two shields with laser markable jacket

1.9 (2.8)0.15 (3.81)-50/+200 View
E1022424 AWG SPC

Two shields with blue fluoropolymer jacket

2.2 (3.2)0.16 (4.06)-50/+200 View
E2022424 AWG SPCA

One shield with laser markable jacket

1.1 (1.6)0.14 (3.58)-50/+200 *
E1222424 AWG TPC

Two shields with laser markable jacket

1.6 (2.4)0.15 (3.71)-55/+150 View
E6022424 AWG SPC

Unshielded with laser markable jacket

0.9 (1.3)0.10 (2.59)-55/+200 View
E1322626 AWG SPCA

One shield with flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

1.7 (2.5)0.13 (3.40)-55/+200 View
*Contact PIC for assistance

Materials Key: TPC – Tin-Plated Copper, SPC – Silver-Plated Copper, SPCA – Silver-Plated Copper Alloy

2 Pair – 10/100 BASE-T (CAT5e)

Part
Number
Data
Conductor
DescriptionWeight
lbs/100 ft
(kg/100 m)
O.D. in (mm)Temperature
Rating (°C)
Burn TestConnectors
E1042222 AWG SPC

Two shields with blue fluoropolymer jacket

3.7 (5.5)0.30 (7.94)-55/+200 View*
E1342424 AWG SPCA

One shield with flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

2.9 (4.3)0.22 (5.59)-55/+200**
E6142424 AWG SPCA

Two shields with laser markable jacket

2.9 (4.3)0.22 (5.59)-55/+200 ViewView
E1042424 AWG SPC

Two shields with blue fluoropolymer jacket

3.3 (4.9)0.21 (5.28)-55/+200 ViewView
E1242424 AWG TPC

Two shields with laser markable jacket

2.3 (3.4)0.21 (5.28)-55/+150 ViewView
E2042424 AWG SPC

Individually shielded pairs and drain wire with blue fluoropolymer jacket

4.2 (6.2)0.27 (6.73)-55/+200 ViewView
E1342626 AWG SPCA

One shield with laser markable jacket

2.0 (2.9)0.16 (3.99)-55/+200 ViewView
*Contact PIC for assistance

Materials Key: TPC – Tin-Plated Copper, SPC – Silver-Plated Copper, SPCA – Silver-Plated Copper Alloy

4 Pair – 100/1000/10G BASE-T (CAT5e, CAT6a, CAT7)

Part
Number
Data
Conductor
Speed
Rating
DescriptionWeight
lbs/100 ft
(kg/100 m)
O.D. in (mm)Temperature
Rating (°C)
Burn TestConnectors
E7482424 AWG SPCA10G Base-T

Low skew, individually shielded pairs with laser markable jacket

4.7 (7.0)0.28 (7.11)-55/+200ViewView
E7482626 AWG SPCA10G Base-T

Low skew, individually shielded pairs with laser markable jacket

3.3 (4.9)0.23 (5.84)-55/+200ViewView
E6A682424 AWG SPC10G Base-T

Flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

4.4 (6.5)0.26 (6.60)-55/+200 ViewView
E6A582424 AWG SPCA10G Base-T

Low skew, individually shielded pairs with flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

4.2 (6.3)0.26 (6.60)-55/+200 ViewView
E6A082424 AWG SPC10G Base-T

Blue fluoropolymer jacket

5.3 (7.9)0.28 (6.99)-55/+200 ViewView
E6A282424 AWG TPC10G Base-T

Laser markable white fluoropolymer jacket

4.6 (6.8)0.28 (6.99)-55/+150 ViewView
E5082424 AWG SPC1000 Base-T

Blue fluoropolymer jacket

5.0 (7.4)0.27 (6.73)-55/+200 ViewView
DV082424 AWG SPC1000 Base-T

Low skew with individually shielded & jacketed pairs

7.7 (11.5)0.35 (8.89)-55/+200 View*
E6A682626 AWG SPCA10G Base-T

Flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

3.2 (4.8)0.22 (5.59)-55/+200 ViewView
E6A582626 AWG SPCA10G Base-T

Low skew, individually shielded pairs with flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

3.0 (4.5)0.21 (5.33)-55/+200 ViewView
*Contact PIC for assistance

Materials Key: TPC – Tin-Plated Copper, SPC – Silver-Plated Copper, SPCA – Silver-Plated Copper Alloy

Quadraxial 10/100 Base-T (CAT5e)

Part
Number
Data
Conductor
DescriptionWeight
lbs/100 ft
(kg/100 m)
O.D. in (mm)Temperature
Rating (°C)
Burn TestConnectors
E5142424 AWG SPCA

Two shielded pairs with laser markable jacket

2.2 (3.3)0.16 (4.06)-55/+150 ViewView
E5042424 AWG SPC

Two shielded pairs with blue fluoropolymer jacket

2.7 (4.0)0.17 (4.32)-55/+200 ViewView
E5142626 AWG SPCA

Two shielded pairs with laser markable jacket

1.8 (2.7)0.14 (3.48)-55/+150 ViewView
E5142828 AWG SPCA

Two shielded pairs with laser markable jacket

1.0 (1.5)0.11 (2.92)-55/+200 **
*Contact PIC for assistance

Materials Key: TPC – Tin-Plated Copper, SPC – Silver-Plated Copper, SPCA – Silver-Plated Copper Alloy


Aerospace Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Cable

DataMATES Power over Ethernet (PoE) 10/100 Base-T (CAT5e) cables offer the reliable transmission of both data and power for demanding applications by allowing network cables carry electrical power. PoE cables are optimized to serve as the last wired link in environments where a system cannot be easily moved or wired.

PoE civil and military aerospace applications include:

  • In-flight entertainment
  • IP surveillance cameras
  • Wireless access points
  • VoIP communications
  • Smart lighting
Part
Number
Data
Conductor
DescriptionWeight
lbs/100 ft
(kg/100 m)
O.D. in (mm)Temperature
Rating (°C)
Burn Test
E5E362424/20 AWG SPCA

24 AWG Data Wires and 20 AWG Power Wires

4.5 (6.7)0.25 (6.35)-55/+200 View
E5E172424/22 AWG TPC

24 AWG Data Wires and 22 AWG Power Wires

3.5 (5.2)0.21 (5.33)-55/+150 *
*Contact PIC for assistance

Materials Key: TPC – Tin-Plated Copper, SPCA – Silver-Plated Copper Alloy


Aerospace USB Cable

DataMATES USB aircraft cables are designed to meet USB 2.0 and 3.1 specification requirements, supporting high-speed data transmission up to 10 gigabits. The line includes cables with tape-wrapped jackets for systems requiring lightweight, flexible, high temperature and laser markable solutions.

USB civil and military aerospace applications include:

  • In-flight entertainment
  • High definition video
  • Mobile shelters
  • Ground vehicles

PIC offers aircraft cable assembly services for its USB cables and connectors to optimize electrical performance and streamline the installation process by simplifying the complex termination process for technicians in the field.

USB Technical Resources:

Part
Number
Data
Conductors
USB SpeedDescriptionWeight
lbs/100 ft
(kg/100 m)
O.D. in (mm)Temperature
Rating (°C)
Burn Test
USB3-262426/24 AWG SPCAUSB 3.1

26 AWG Data Wires and 24 AWG Power Wires with flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

3.4 (5.1)0.20 (5.08)-55/+200 View
USB3-2624-926/24 AWG SPCAUSB 3.1

26 AWG Data Wires and 24 AWG Power Wires with ETFE laser markable jacket

3.6 (5.4)0.22 (5.59)-55/+200 View
USB262426/24 AWG SPCAUSB 2.0

26 AWG Data Wires and 24 AWG Power Wires with flexible tape wrapped, laser markable jacket

2.2 (3.3)0.16 (4.17)-55/+200 View
USB242224/22 AWG SPCUSB 2.0

24 AWG Data Wires and 22 AWG Power Wires with ETFE laser markable jacket

2.4 (3.6)0.18 (4.57)-55/+150 View
*Contact PIC for assistance

Materials Key: SPC – Silver-Plated Copper, SPCA – Silver-Plated Copper Alloy


Aerospace Specialty Cable

PIC offers a variety of specialty aerospace data cable for avionics databus and CANbus applications, including ARINC 429 (70 ohm), MIL-STD-1553 (77 ohm), ASCB (125 ohm) and fiber channel.

Part
Number
Data
Conductor
DescriptionWeight
lbs/100 ft
(kg/100 m)
O.D. in (mm)Temperature
Rating (°C)
Burn Test
D62022222 AWG TPC

70 Ohms, meets ARINC 429 with white fluoropolymer laser markable jacket

2.0 (3.0)0.16 (4.06)-55/+150 View
D62022424 AWG TPC

70 Ohms, meets ARINC 429 with clear fluoropolymer jacket

1.7 (2.5)0.14 (3.45)-55/+150 View
D5102QX22 AWG SPC

78 Ohms, Quadraxial with laser markable jacket

5.8 (8.6)0.23 (5.84)-55/+200 View
G77155324 AWG SPCA

78 Ohms, meets MIL-STD-1553 with laser markable jacket

1.7 (2.5)0.125 (3.175)-55/+200 View
D10226-026 AWG SPCA

120 Ohms, meets CANbus with laser markable jacket

1.5 (2.2)0.13 (3.30)-55/+200*
T1224324 AWG SPCA

125 Ohms, meets CANbus and ASCB with laser markable jacket

2.5 (3.7)0.20 (4.95)-55/+150 View
T6965424 AWG SPCA

125 Ohms, meets CANbus and ASCB with laser markable jacket

2.2 (3.3)0.19 (4.83)-50/+150 View
F2042424 AWG SPCA

150 Ohms, meets Fiber Channel with blue fluoropolymer jacket

3.7 (5.4)0.24 (6.15)-55/+150 View
*Contact PIC for assistance

Materials Key: TPC – Tin-Plated Copper, SPC – Silver-Plated Copper, SPCA – Silver-Plated Copper Alloy