Standard LD Tapes

In coaxial cable designs, the low dielectric constant and dissipation factor contribute to lower signal loss (insertion loss or attenuation). The low dielectric constant also contributes for higher velocity of propagation. In addition, the nature of the ePTFE allows for greater flexibility on the cable construction.

The high mechanical properties helps cable manufacturers to improve efficiency in their production process, by enabling faster wrapping speeds.

As a binder tape in cable bundles, its low weight and excellent conformability adds minimal mass and volume to the cable construction.

Features & Benefits

  • Color: Natural
  • Thickness starting at 0.0030″ (0.076mm)
  • Densities starting from 0.7 g/cm³
  • 1,500yds (1,372m) minimum splice-free length
  • Typical Dielectric Constant: 1.3 – 1.5
  • Uniaxially expanded (stretched)
  • Low Shrinkage option available
  • Custom slit to widths from 5/32″ (4mm) up to 5″ (127mm)
  • RoHS, REACH and California Prop 65 compliant
  • 3″ (76mm) ID plastic or cardboard cores
  • Traverse/Level, Flat/Pancake pads or Step-pack wound

Product Applications

  • Wire and Cable
    • Dielectric Material in Coaxial Cables
    • Binder Tape in Data Cables
    • Suitable for MIL-DTL-17, EN4604, and BMS13-65 constructions
  • Radiation Detection Devices

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