MOST PAVE HERMETIC SEALS ARE BI-DIRECTIONAL SEALS FOR VACUUM OR PRESSURE.
PAVE-Optic Seals are hermetically sealed single or multi-mode fiber optic cables, either insulated or bare cables. Insertion loss is less than 0.5 db @ 800 nm. Any type, combination or lengths can be ordered for a wide range of applications from high vacuums to moderate or high pressures. ST, SMA, FCPC PAVE-Mate standard multi-mode connectors are also available. See FAQ for quote requirements for special designs.
Seal Integrity PAVE-Seal® PAVE-Mate®
While all PAVE products will comply with helium leak rating from <10-6 cc/sec to 10-9 cc/sec (air equivalent) depending upon design, PAVE also uses more cost effective air bubble in fluid leak testing typically at 80 psi (5 bar). Special high pressure testing up to 10 k psi (600 bar) is also available.
HERMETIC EPOXY TEMPERATURE RATING
(Epoxy is proprietary and not sold separately)
PAVE Wire Seal® 150 -40° to 150° C
PAVE Wire Seal® 200 -60° to 200° C
PAVE Wire Seal® 200FR UL94V-O flame retardant
Toxicity Ratink K (NASA MAPTIS
Odor Rating A
Thermal Vacuum Stability Rating A
Flammability Rating X
FM Class 3600, EExd II 90° C TI
Dielectric Strength >17.4 kV/mm
Dielectric Constant 5.3@ 1 Mhz
Volume Resisivity @ 125° C1x1015 Ohm-cm
Dissipation Factor 0.03 @ 1 Mhz
Hardness, Shore D 96
Low Vacuum Outgassing:
High Fungus Resistance MIL-STD–454J/4
Specific Gravity @ 25° C 2.3
Compressive Strength >948 kg/cm2
Compressive Modules 7.7×104 kg/cm2
Tensile Strength >470 kg/cm2
Water Absorption (24 hours) 0.03%
The PAVE-Seal® epoxy is impervious to most oils, solvents, fuels, freons, gases, etc. Epoxy samples are available upon request for customer’s evaluation for any specific chemical compatibility.
Any type or size of wire or cable may be specified including coaxial cables, thermocouple wire pairs, high voltage wires, fiber optic cable, flat cables, etc. for length.
NO DETECTABLE LEAKAGE THRU CONDUCTOR OR INSULATION.
|Wire Conductor Gage (AWG)||O.D.||Amperage Rating||Nominal Insulation Overall||Nominal Insulation Diameter (O.D.)|
|30||0.30 mm||2||.03||0.8 mm|