GORE Appoints COTSWORKS as a New Distributor for its Aerospace Fiber Optic Cables

W. L. Gore & Associates (GORE) has named COTSWORKS as its new authorized distributor and value-added reseller of Aerospace Fiber Optic Cables for civil and military aircraft applications in Europe and North America. Headquartered in Northeast Ohio, USA, COTSWORKS is a manufacturer of rugged optical components for harsh environments. The company provides transceivers, cables, and integration services to companies in the commercial aerospace, military, oil and gas, and other industrial markets.

According to COTSWORKS, Gore’s suite of cables integrate extremely well with its opto-electrical and inter-connect products, which accelerate the use of high-speed connectivity in today’s global operation of commercial and military airplanes.

Gore’s new commitment with COTSWORKS will allow it to leverage industry knowledge, engineering capabilities, and strategic customer relationships to help establish its value position and increase revenue for fiber optic cables.

Gore’s single- and multi-mode fiber optic cables address the aerospace industry’s ever-increasing high data rate requirements in compact, lightweight and flexible designs without sacrificing durability. Each version transmits lightning-fast data in less time over longer distances to support the next generation of aircraft data architecture.

With an innovative dual buffering system, GORE Aerospace Fiber Optic Cables, 1.8 mm Simplex version meets ARINC 802-2 requirements and is proven to provide enhanced crush protection before and after installation. The Gore 1.2 mm Simplex version incorporates a rugged buffering system that withstands extreme aerospace conditions that can severely impact overall system performance in aircraft.

Gore’s 900 micron buffered fiber optic cables combine a high level of crush protection while drastically reducing shrink back and the time required to terminate samples. Gore also offers three versions of fiber optic ribbon cables, each engineered with the right amount of ruggedness to maximize electrical and mechanical performance in a variety of avionics applications.

All versions of GORE Aerospace Fiber Optic Cables will be on display at the International Paris Air Show 2017 to be held from June 19 - June 25. Click here to know more about what they will be showcasing at the Paris Air Show.