MIL-C Wire (M Cable) MIL Spec Wire NEMA WC The M Cable specification is commonly used to describe both shielded and. “L” designates optional identification method D (see mil spec for band marking Number of Conductors (5): M currently specifies from 1 to 15 conductors. OD (in.) Max. Weight. (lbs/ ft.) Min. Max. Nom. Max. MSD1T 1. MSD1T 1.

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WireMasters carries a variety of these cables in stock. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Cable Designators Basic Wire specifications — A one or two letter symbol will be used to designate the specification, type, and class of the inner conductors.

By evaluating the M part, we can look at all the cables characteristics without visually seeing the product.

Break Down of the M27500 Cable

Holding large stock quantities of these cables, we can ship your cable out the door the same day you place your order.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: We are also on the QPL, which allows us to build U00 cables in-house! Shield style and material — The shield style and material of the overall shields will be designated by a single letter.


Notify me of new comments via email. Posted on October 9, By wiremasters. You are commenting using your Twitter account. S;ec Size — The basic wire size of the inner conductors will be identified. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Number of Conductors Per Cable- This number defines how many inner conductors the cable will include. Twitter Facebook Google LinkedIn. By using our reference sheets, you can reassure yourself on selecting the appropriate cable that best fits your application. Depending on your shield and gauge sizes, the cables will have 1 to 15 conductors. Depending on the call out, the cable can be a single or double jacket.

Breaking down part numbers can help you gain knowledge and understanding about the products you are purchasing and using daily. WireMasters is here to make your job easier! Join 2, other followers. Menu About Contact Us. Single jacketed cables only have an outer jacket, but when double jacketed there is a jacket between a double shield and a jacket covering the outer shield. This particular cable is one of the only products that you can determine the construction and components just by evaluating the part number.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Identifying the Specification — Every part number will begin with M because this is the specification call out.


M Specification Anatomy | MIL-DTL Cable

Click here for more information or email us at wminfo wiremasters. Below is a downloadable PDF chart to help you break down the M specification.

Ranging from 1 to 15 conductors, the part number is a combination of digits and letters not to exceed 16 which help identify the exact components of each cable.

Color Code — The identification method is designated by a single character that denotes the color coding, identification sequence, and the amount of shield coverage. Commonly used in avionics, aerospace, military, and airframe applications, these constructions are offered in shielded and unshielded cables and are composed of specific conductor sizes, insulation types, number of conductors, shielding material and jacket compounds.

Jacket material and temperature rating- The type of jacket is determined by a two digit number at the end of the product call out. In this particular part number, the cable is composed of 20 gauge inners. Email required Address never made public. You are commenting using your WordPress.