Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series, NAVEDTRA 14176

 

MIL-W-22759

M22759

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22

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Example: 22 gauge white aircraft wire

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(1)

Base P/N

(2)

Specification Sheet

(3)

Conductor Size

(4)

Insulation Color

(2)  SPECIFICATION SHEET SUMMARY

SPEC

INSULATION TYPE

CONDUCTOR TYPE

VOLTAGE

TEMP

M27500

RATING

RATING

TYPE

/5

Extruded Mineral Filled PTFE

Silver Plated Copper

600 Volts

200°C

VA

/6

Extruded Mineral Filled PTFE

Nickel Plated Copper

600 Volts

260°C

WA

/7

Extruded Mineral Filled PTFE

Silver Plated Copper

600 Volts

200°C

SA

/8

Extruded Mineral Filled PTFE

Nickel Plated Copper

600 Volts

260°C

TA

/9

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Silver Plated Copper

1000 Volts

200°C

LE

/10

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Nickel Plated Copper

1000 Volts

260°C

LH

/11

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Silver Plated Copper

600 Volts

200°C

RC

/12

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Nickel Plated Copper

600 Volts

260°C

RE

/16

Extruded ETFE (tefzel)

Tin Plated Copper

600 Volts

150°C

TE

/17

Extruded ETFE (tefzel)

Silver Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

600 Volts

150°C

TF

/18

Extruded ETFE (tefzel)

Tin Plated Copper

600 Volts

150°C

TG

/19

Extruded ETFE (tefzel)

Silver Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

600 Volts

150°C

TH

/20

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Silver Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

1000 Volts

200°C

TK

/21

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Nickel Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

1000 Volts

260°C

TL

/22

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Silver Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

600 Volts

200°C

TM

/23

Extruded PTFE (teflon)

Nickel Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

600 Volts

260°C

TN

/28

Extruded PTFE w/ polymide hardcoat

Silver Plated Copper

600 Volts

200°C

JB

/29

Extruded PTFE w/ polymide hardcoat

Nickel Plated Copper

600 Volts

260°C

JC

/30

Extruded PTFE w/ polymide hardcoat

Silver Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

600 Volts

200°C

JD

/31

Extruded PTFE w/ polymide hardcoat

Nickel Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

600 Volts

260°C

JE

/32

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/33

Crosslinked ETFE (tefzel)

Silver Plated High Strength Copper Alloy

600 Volts

200°C

 

/44

Crosslinked ETFE (tefzel)

Silver Coated Copper

600 Volts

200°C

 

(3)  Conductor

 Size

American Wire Gauge (AWG) wire size

(4)  Color

Code

COLOR

0

black

1

brown

2

red

3

orange

4

yellow

5

blue

6

green

7

purple

8

gray

9

white

 

 

Specificaiton   MIL-W-27500

M27500

-

20

SB

3

T

23

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(1)

Base P/N

(2)

Color Coding and Shielding Coverage

(3)

Conductor Size (AWG)

(4)

Base Specification

(5)

Number of Conductors

(6)

Shield Type

(7)

Outer Jacket

(3)  Conductor

 Size

American Wire Gauge (AWG) wire size

(4)  Base Specification

 

See M22759 for common  specificaitons

 

COAX CABLE

#

Z

Attn. / 100' (dB)

Velocity

Dielectric

VMAX

OD

 

(ohm)

@ 500 MHz

@ 1 GHz

%

Material

(rms Kv)

(in)

RG6U

75

1.5

11

78

FPE

0.6

0.270

RG8U

52

1.2

9

66

PE

5

0.405

RG8U

50

1.1

 

78

PE

0.6

0.405

RG8X

50

 

13.5

 

 

2.5

 

RG11U

75

1.3

9

66

PE

5

0.405

RG11U

75

1

 

78

foam

0.6

0.405

RG55B/U

53.5

 

16.5

 

 

1.9

0.206

RG58U

53

3.1

20

66

PE

1.9

0.195

RG58U

50

3.2

 

78

foam

0.2

0.195

RG59U

73

2.4

11.5

66

PE

2

0.242

RG62U

93

1.9

8.5

8

air/PE

0.7

0.140

GR59U

75

2.1

 

78

foam

0.3

0.242

RG71U

93

1.9

8.5

84

air/PE

0.7

0.250

RG108A/U

78

 

26.2

 

 

1

 

RG122U

50

4.5

29.2

66

PE

1.9

 

RG140U

75

 

13

 

 

2.3

 

RG141U

50

2.1

13

69

teflon

1.9

 

RG142U

50

2.7

13

69

teflon

1.9

0.159

RG178U

50

10.5

45

69

teflon

1

0.071

RG179U

75

8.5

25

69

teflon

1.2

0.100

RG180U

95

4.6

16.5

69

teflon

1.5

0.140

RG187U

75

8.5

25

69

teflon

1.2

0.105

RG188U

50

9.6

30

69

teflon

1.2

0.106

RG196U

50

10.5

45

69

teflon

1.2

0.076

RG303U

50

2.1

13

69

teflon

1.9

 

RG302U

75

 

13

 

 

2.3

 

RG316U

50

9.4

30

69

teflon

1.2

0.098

RG393U

50

 

7.5

 

 

5

0.390

RG400U

50

 

13

 

 

1.9

 

RG401U

50

 

7.5

 

semi rigid

3

 

RG402U

50

 

13

 

semi rigid

2.5

 

RG405U

50

 

22

 

semi rigid

2

 

RG174U

50

6.6

31

66

PE

1.5

0.100

RG210U

93

 

3.1

 

 

0.75

 

RG213U

50

1.6

9

66

PE

5

0.405

RG214U

50

1.6

9

66

PE

5

0.425

RG217U

50

 

5.8

 

 

7

0.545

RG218U

50

 

3.8

 

1

1

 

RG219U

50

 

3.8

 

1

1

 

RG223U

50

3.1

16.5

66

1

1.9

0.212

RG225U

50

 

7.5

 

 

5

 

RG9U

51

1.6

 

66

1

5

 

Ethernet

50

1.2

 

78

foam

0.6

 

22B/U

95 tw pr.

2.1

 

66

PE

 

 

twin lead

300

0.8 - worse when wet

80

PE

 

 

8281

75

 

9.2

 

 

2.9

 

9913

50

 

4.5

 

 

0.6

 

9914

50

 

6

 

 

0.6

 

8218

75

 

20

 

 

0.6

 

 

 

Wire Insulation

 

Type

Trade Name

Name

Comments

Min. T (°C)

Max. T (°C)

Abrasion

Flexibility

Moisture

Flammability

Outgassing

Weight

Radiation

Cold Flow

Dielectric constant

 

 

Silicone Rubber

Excellent high voltage corona resistance

-55

200

Poor

Excellent

 

Poor

Poor

 

Good

Good

 

PVC

 

Polyvinyl chloride

Low cost

-29

105

Good

Good

Fair

Good

 

 

 

 

 

ETFE

Tefzel

Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene

Other Brand Names: Fluon by Asahi Glass Company , Neoflon ETFE by Daikin,and Texlon by Vector Foiltec.

-100

150

Fair

Good

Good

Fair

Good

 

1e6

Fair

 

Crosslinked ETFE

Tefzel

Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene

Better abrasion resistance than ETFE, but not quight as good of thermal

 

200

Good

Fair

 

Fair

Good

 

5e7

Good

 

 

PTFE

Teflon

Polytetrafluoroethylene

TeflonŽ is DuPont's trademark for its family of fluoropolymer resins which includes PTFE, FEP and PFA. The name is sometimes erroneously used to denote PTFE only.

-190

260

Poor

Excellent

Good

Excellent

Good

Poor

5e5

Poor

 

FEP

Teflon

Fluorinated ethylene propylene

-100

205

Poor

Excellent

Good

Excellent

Good

Poor

5e5

Poor

 

PFA

Teflon

Perfluoroalkoxy

-190

260

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TFE

Teflon

Extruded Tetrafluoroethylene

Same as PTFE

-190

260

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PE

 

Polyethylene

 

 

75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

XLPE

 

Crosslinked Modified Polyethylene

 

 

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

XLPO

 

Low Smoke, Crosslinked Polyolefin

 

 

105

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EPDM

 

Ethylene-Propylene Diene Elastomer

 

 

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

API

Kapton

Aromatic Polyimide

becomes brittle and cracks easily, prolonged exposure to moisture causes deterioration, susceptible to arc tracking.

-65

200

Good

Poor

Poor

 

Good

Excellent

5e9

Excellent

 

Polyamide

Nylon

 

Serves as a tough jacket but can absorb moisture

-40

120

Excellent

Poor

Poor

Poor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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