Flat Ribbon Cable

Proterial Cable America manufacturers high-quality electronic flat ribbon cables for electronic applications.  Flat ribbon cable design allows for both power and data transmission. From shielded options providing enhanced protection against EMI and RFI to fine-pitch cables ideal for compact devices, we have solutions you need for reliable signal transmission in diverse applications.

.100 PVC Stranded Wide Pitch Ribbon Cable Tinned Topcoated – UL 2651: This cable has an additional topcoat applied on top of the tinned conductors. This topcoat provides extra protection and durability to the cable, enhancing resistance to environmental factors such as abrasion, moisture, and chemicals. The topcoat makes it suitable for applications where the cable might be exposed to harsh conditions.

Product Highlights: 
• Rounded edge construction
• Easily zips down from conductor
• Dual zip construction between each web
• Multiple gauges available to meet your
specific needs
• Wide range of conductor sizes available
• UL Listing: 2651
• UL Voltage Rating: 300 V
• UL Temp: 105° C

Physical Construction Description: 

Flat planar cable using 24 or 26 AWG stranded tinned topcoated copper, extruded in PVC on .100” centers. Conductor number one is marked with a polarity stripe. Standard cable color is gray.

26 AWG24 AWG
Series #2002820027
Conductor26 AWG (7/34)
Tinned Topcoated
24 AWG (7/32)
Tinned Topcoated
InsulationPVCPVC
Conductor Resistance
Ω/1000’ Nom. @ 20°C
43.926.5
Capacitance pF/ft.1213
Impedance G-S-G Ω’s150130
Propagation Delay ns/ft1.351.35
Pitch Tolerance± 0.003”± 0.003”
Thickness (T)0.039 ± .002”0.044 ± .002”
Width (W)(S)pan + 0.045”(S)pan + 0.050”
Standard Put-ups (Feet)100 & 500100 & 500
Polarity Stripe ColorBlueBlack

.100 PVC Stranded Wide Pitch Ribbon Cable Tinned – UL2651: This cable consists of tinned conductors coated with PVC insulation, providing basic protection and electrical insulation. While it may still offer some level of durability, it may not be as resistant to environmental factors as the topcoated version.

Product Highlights: 
• Rounded edge construction
• Dual zip construction between each web
• Multiple gauges available 
• Wide range of conductor sizes available
• UL Listing: 2651
• UL Voltage Rating: 300V
• UL Temp: 105° C

Physical Construction Description: 

Flat planar cable using 22, 24, or 26 AWG stranded tinned topcoated copper, extruded in PVC on .100” centers. Conductor number one is marked with a polarity stripe. Standard cable color is gray

26 AWG24 AWG22 AWG
Series #232322322423225
Conductor26 AWG (7/34)
Tinned Topcoated
24 AWG (7/32)
Tinned Topcoated
22 AWG (7/30)
Tinned
InsulationPVCPVCPVC
Conductor Resistance
Ω/1000’ Nom. @ 20°C
43.124.715.0
Capacitance pF/ft.121312
Impedance G-S-G Ω’s150130115
Propagation Delay ns/ft.1.351.351.35
Pitch Tolerance± 0.003”± 0.003”± 0.003”
Thickness (T)0.039 ± .002”0.044 ± .002”0.050 ± .003”
Width (W)(S)pan + 0.045” (S)pan + 0.050”(S)pan + 0.056”
Standard Put-ups (Feet)100 & 500100 & 500 100 & 500
Polarity Stripe ColorBlueBlackRed

.050 PVC Stranded Wide & SR-PVC Stranded Flat Ribbon Cable is a versatile wiring solution utilized across industries like computer electronics, telecommunications, automation, consumer electronics, medical equipment, automotive, aerospace, and defense. It facilitates internal connections in various devices and systems, offering reliability, flexibility, and ease of installation.

Series No.Conductor
AWG
Stranding
Coating
InsulationConductor
Resistance
ΩMft. @
20°C
CapacitanceImpedancePropagation
Delay
pF/ft.
(G-S)
pF/
ft.
(G-S-G)
(Ohms)
SE
(G-S)
(Ohms)
Diff.
ns/
ft
Skew
ns/ft.
(Max.)
2310028 AWG
7/36 Tinned
PVC67.58.9014.01051451.40.035
  1. Space-saving design: Flat cables are known for their slim and flat profile, allowing them to fit into tight spaces within equipment without taking up much space, useful in devices where internal space is limited.

  2. Flexible and lightweight: Compared to traditional round cables, flat cables are lighter and more flexible. This flexibility makes them easier to route, install and maintain within equipment. 

  3. Consistent performance: The layout and spacing of conductors in flat cables contribute to consistent performance in terms of signal transmission and power delivery. This reliability is crucial in ensuring the proper functioning of electronic devices.

  4. Customizable configurations: Flat cables are available in a wide range of configurations to accommodate different connection and data transmission requirements. This includes variations in the number of conductors, insulation materials, and overall dimensions to suit specific applications.

  5. Suitability for high-density applications: The flat and compact design of these cables makes them well-suited for high-density applications where multiple connections need to be made within a limited space. They can be easily organized and managed to optimize space utilization.

  6. Easier termination: Termination of flat cables is often simpler compared to round cables, as they typically have a uniform layout of conductors. This can reduce installation time and potential errors during assembly.

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