Cable

MIL-C-27500
Cables and Their Designations

M27500
22
TE
3
T
14
Cable
Spec
Identification
Method
AWG
Size
Basic
Wire Type
No.
of Wires
Shield
Type
Jacket
Material
Helistrand
manufactures cables with the following basic wire types, shields
and/or jacket styles.
Basic
Wire Type

Symbol
Wire
Spec. #
TE
Mil-W-22759/16
TF
Mil-W-22759/17
TG
Mil-W-22759/18
TH
Mil-W-22759/19

Helistrand
is QPL on these four wire types.

For other basic wire types such as RC, LE, RB, SB, SM, ML, TA and
many others, Helistrand will purchase the basic wire or customers
can furnish them.

Braided
Shield Styles

Symbol
Shield
Material
Temperature
Limit
Double
Shield Symbol
U
No
Shield
T
Tin
copper-round
150°C
V
S
Silver-coated
copper round
200°C
W
N
Nickel-coated
copper round
260°C
Y
M
Silver-coated
high strength alloy round
200°C
K

 

Jacket
Styles

Single
Jacket Symbol
Jacket
Material
Temperature
Limit
Double
Jacket Symbol
00
No
Jacket
05
Extruded
FEP clear
200°C
55
09
Extruded
FEP white
200°C
59
14
Extruded
ETFE white
150°C
64
15
Extruded
ETFE clear
150°C
65
20
Extruded
PFA white
260°C
70
21
Extruded
PFA clear
260°C
71
06
Taped
and heat sealed polytetrafluoroethylene
260°C
56