Wires/ Cables
Makkays is an authorized and exclusive distributor of ‘AXON’ CABLE, the manufacturer of wires, cables and harnesses for advanced technologies, offering complete interconnect solutions for a wide range of applications: general industry, consumer, automotive, aeronautics, space, military, telecommunications, medical, research centers and oil industry. AXON’ CABLE has brought its expertise in the manufacture of precision conductors, wires and cables together with its knowledge of overmoulding techniques and EMI protection to be able to offer solutions suited to customer requirements. Axon’ Interconnect department offers specialized skills in the termination of single, hybrid, round or flat cables with different types of connectors irrespective of the application.
 
Wires and Cables
Axon' offers an extended range of multi-strands, high flexible wires and cables for any applications requiring extreme flexibility and resistance to high temperatures.
  • Conductors: round or flat, single or multi-strands made with copper, copper alloy, tin, silver or nickel plated copper
  • Braided shield: silver plated annealed copper or tin plated copper
  • Insulation: PTFE, FEP, PFA, ETFE, polyimide
  • Extruded or taped wires
  • Wrapping wires
  • Ranging from -90°C to +260°C
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Applications
  • Aeronautics
  • Space
  • Telecommunications
  • Electronics
  • Military equipment
  • General industry
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Cables and Wires

High Flexible Wires

Severe operating conditions in very limited spaces may create demanding routings for the wires and cables with very small bend radius. Axon' offers a range of highly flexible multi-conductor wires and cables called Flexible Wires (FW).

Advantages
  • Temperature range : -60°C to +150°C
  • Voltage rating : 200 Vac
  • High flexlife
  • Various configurations are offered including: twisted pairs, shielded versions
  • Flexible wires can be integrated in large bundles of wires
Construction
  • Single or composite wires
  • Conductor: silver plated copper and silver plated copper alloy (120,50 and 25 µm strands)
  • Screen (when shielded): silver plated copper
  • Insulation : FEP
Applications
  • Aeromil
 Cables and Wires

Composite Cables
Axon' design and manufacture composite cables specially designed to meet customer requirements irrespective of the application. They are able to resist the most demanding electrical, mechanical and environmental requirements. 
Composite Cables

High strength Spiral Cords

Custom design cables and cords axospiral® can be used for any electrical connection involving portable devices and moving equipment where flexing would cause damage to conventional wire and cable constructions.

High strength Spiral Cords

Coaxial Cables

Designed to transmit signals with minimum distortion and attenuation while preventing the reception of outside interference. Axon' offers a complete range of coaxial cables: single or double screen, triaxial cables, low noise and sub-miniature coaxial cables

Coaxial Cables

Microwave Coaxial Assemblies:

Axon has designed a complete range of low loss microwave coaxial assemblies. They are mainly used as measurement and equipment assemblies as well as for antennas.

 

Miniature Coaxial Cables

Axon' has developed picocoax® a complete range of miniature coaxial cables and harnesses for applications where a large number of signals have to be transmitted with no interference.

  • Temperature range : -55°C to + 125°C -40°C to +95°C
  • Operating frequency : 0 - 40 GHz (dependent on the type)
  • Optimised insertion losses (2.45 dB/m for a frequency of 40 GHz)
  • Shielding efficiency (> 100 dB for a frequency of 1 GHz)
  • High bending strength for dynamic applications
  • Our microwave assemblies can be integrated into hybrid harnesses
Miniature Coaxial Cables

Hand formable semi-rigid substitute Quasi-Flex
Quasi-Flex is a range of hand formable cables which can replace semi-rigid cables whilst retaining similar electrical performance. They have been designed for antenna systems.
  • Similar electrical performance to semi-rigid cables
  • Excellent shielding efficiency
  • Excellent memory properties
  • Hand formable cable : easy to install and no tooling is required
  • Assemblies terminated with SMA, N, TNC connectors can be supplied
 

Flat Flexible Cables

Flat Flexible Cables (FFC) consists of flat tin plated copper conductors laminated between polyester insulating films with reinforced ends. They are used as board to board interconnection in electronic systems.

 

Flat cables with round conductors

Axon’ offers extruded flat cables with round conductors for any application requiring space reduction and temperature resistance.

  • Excellent flexlife
  • High temperature resistance :
    • -90°C to + 200°C for FEP
    • -90°C to + 155°C for ETFE
  • Excellent mechanical resistance (abrasion, resistance to traction, etc)
  • Space reduction
 

Cables for extreme temperatures VIBRAFLAME
  • VIBRAFLAME is a range of cables designed to resist extreme temperatures ranging from -196°C to +1565°C.
  • Axon’ also offer extension and compensating cables for thermocouples made with VIBRAFLAME insulation able to resist temperatures of up to 1050°C
Cables for extreme temperatures Vibraflame

Halogen free, low smoke and fire hazard cables

The range of cables has been designed to avoid propagation of fire and emission of toxic fumes in public places and industrial facilities in case of fire.

 

Flexible fluoroelastomer cables and assemblies Vitax

Axon’ together with addix, the electrometric subsidiary of the group offer flexible fluoroelastomer cables. They have been designed to be used in environments where resistance to heat and chemical products plays a major role.

  • Alternative to materials such as PEEK and PTFE for high temperature applications : Vitax™ gives more flexibility
  • Alternative to materials such as PUR for applications requiring flexibility and chemical resistance : Vitax™ resists high temperatures (from +55°C to +230°C) for cable applications
  • Good flexibility and flexlife
  • Very high resistance to fuels and chemicals
  • Good abrasion resistance
 

Flexible Power Cables (Flexforce)

Flexforce™ power cables are composite cables designed for military applications where high currents have to be carried.

  • High current carrying capacity.
  • Very good resistance to cut-through.
  • Manufacture of flexible conductors.
  • Temperature resistance : 150 °C.
  • Flame retardant.
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Possibility of shielding for excellent EMI protection.
  • Specific marking possible: Axon batch number, date, customer name, etc.
  • Resistance to fluids (hydraulic liquid, mineral oil, gasoline, diesel).
Construction:

Made up of extra-flexible tin plated copper conductors insulated with FEP or Axons special high temperature thermoplastic ASC15 and including separating tapes. Available in sections 13/25/36/50/80/125 mm². The cable can be shielded for EMI protection.

Application
  • Military vehicles (help start cables, electric drives)
  • Turrets and weapon systems (slip ring assemblies)
  • Radar systems : high power radars, airborne radars
  • Mast systems
Flexible Power Cables

High Voltage Wires up to 22 kV DC

Axon' offer an extended range of high voltage wires from 8 kV DC up to 22 kV DC.

Advantages
  • Small external diameter: 1.00 to 2.50 mm
  • Operating voltage applicable from sea level to 21 000 m (70,000 ft).
Construction
  • Conductor: silver plated copper or tin plated copper,
  • Insulation: FEP or FEP coating with silicone.
Applications
  • Travelling wave tubes, radar, laser systems, Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT), High energy physics research, analytical instruments,
  • In Airborne, Space, Military, Medical.
 

Assemblies and interconnect solutions:

Irrespective of the application, Axon' is able to offer interconnect systems terminated with different types of connectors.

Assemblies and interconnect Solutions

Data Bus harnesses, couplers and connectors axobus®

Axon’ has developed different components for data bus transmission systems for on-board aeronautic, space systems and military applications. Axon' design and manufacture all components (cables, couplers, connectors, …) used in data transmission systems in compliance with the MIL-STD-1553 standard. This is the protocol of dialogue for strategic on-board systems for aeronautics, space and military applications. The range of products is called axobus®.

Construction
  • 22, 24 and 26 AWG screened twisted-pair cables
  • Databus cables according to MIL, EN or customer’s specification
  • High speed data bus cables with screened parallel pairs
  • In-line micro-couplers AMB for 1 to 8 stubs
  • Removable box couplers ADB from 1 stub to 6 stubs
  • Crimp couplers (ACC): lightweight and removable couplers
  • QPL relay or relay coupler
  • Rack coupler
  • Couplers to be cabled : build your bus network for yourselves
  • Bus terminators
  • Splices with controlled impedance
  • Stub loads and various accessories
  • Connector backshell
  • D-Sub or Micro-D halorings
  • ACB1 triaxial connectors
  • ACB2 connectors: equipped with a scoop proof system
  • Triaxial contacts :
    • size 8 contact for MIL-C-38999 connectors (ACB3)
    • size 12 contact for MIL-C-38999 connectors (ACB4)
  • Customised products
Data Bus harnesses couplers and connectors

Micro-D and Nano-D assemblies

Axon’ offer a complete range of Micro-D and Nano- D interconnect assemblies which is ideal when the operating conditions are critical for applications including aerospace, military, industrial, medical or off- shore

Micro-D and Nano-D assemblies

Flat Silicone cables and assemblies

Axon’ together with addix, the elastomeric subsidiary of the group offer silform® flat silicone cables and assemblies. They have been designed for applications where high density cabling with severe environmental conditions has to be located in restricted spaces.

Flat Silicone cables and assemblies
Advantages
  • High flexibility and flexlife
  • Construction adapted to applications: straight or shaped configuration integrating a large configuration of wires : shielded, coax, high flex wires
  • EMI termination
Construction
  • Flat flexible wires silicone cables (30 sh/60 sh)
  • Silform® can incorporate various single wires with different AWG, twisted pairs, coaxial cables, power cables, controlled impedance pairs
  • Solder or crimped termination
  • Termination with various types of connectors: 38999, Sub-D, Micro-D, Nano-D, circular connectors
  • Low and high pressure moulding/overmoulding: moulding at rear of connectors
Applications
  • Axotwist™: System of twist capsules developed with silform® cables
  • Defence and aerospace industries
  • Missiles
  • Navigation and guidance systems
  • Radars
  • Electronic systems

High speed 10 Gb/s Micro-D Ethernet link

AXON' offers a high speed 10 Gb/s Micro-D Ethernet link for severe environments. It allows 80% connector weight and space saving with improved performance compared to RJ45 connector integrated in a MIL-DTL-38999.

Advantages
  • Excellent electrical characteristics
  • 360° EMI protection
  • Resistance to high levels of shock
  • Vibration and mechanical impact protection
  • 100% tested assembly
Construction
  • Ethernet Cat.6a 10 Gigabits 4 twisted pair cable, using AXON' unique A-PAIR® technology
  • 15 way nickel plated aluminium Micro-D connector, 31 ways for a double assembly (8 pairs)
  • RJ45/Micro-D adaptor assembly.
High speed 10 Gb/s Micro-D Ethernet link

10 Gigabits Ethernet RJ45 link

Axon' offers cat.6a RJ 45 assemblies for reliable 10 Gb Ethernet. The RJ45 system incorporates a 38999 series III metal shell with full 360° EMC and mechanical protection. It has been designed to meet the requirements of high speed Ethernet connections.
Axon' also offers a high speed 10 Gb/s Micro-D Ethernet link for severe environment.

Advantages
  • Excellent electrical characteristics
  • 360° EMI protection
  • Resistance to high levels of shock
  • Vibration and mechanical impact protection
  • Sealed to IP 67 for fluid and dust environments.
Construction
  • Ethernet cat.6a 10 Gigabit twisted pair cable
  • RJ 45 connector integrated into a MIL-DTL-38999 serie III metal shell : Cadmium aluminium, nickel aluminium or bronze aluminium
Applications
  • Military: land, marine, aeronautics.
10 Gigabits Ethernet RJ45 link

ESA and aluminium wires and cables

Axon' offers 2 ranges of wires and cables for space applications :
ESA wires and aluminium wires. They have been specially designed for on-board equipment in space applications. They meet the most stringent constraints required by those applications.
Axon' has developed a range of aluminium wires, axalu®, which can replace traditional copper allowing substantial weight savings.

Advantages
    ESA
  • Penetration resistance under pressure
  • Radiation resistance
  • Non-flammable
  • Resistant to most chemicals
  • Designed for thermal stripping
  • Aluminium wires
  • 30 to 40 % weight saving compared to equivalent copper wires
  • Good cut-through resistance
  • Good EMI protection
  • Good X-ray response
Construction
ESA
ESCC3901.001 wires and cables

Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor : silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation : polyimide, FEP coating, PTFE tape

ESCC3901.002 wires and cables
Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor : silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation : polyimide, FEP coating, PTFE tape

ESCC3901.012 wires and cables
Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor : silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation : Cross-linked ETFE insulation

ESCC3901.013 wires and cables
Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor : silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation : PTFE/polyimide coating

ESCC3901.018 wires and cables
Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor: Silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation: Celloflon, polyimide, PTFE tape

ESCC3901.019 wires and cables
Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor : silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation : Celloflon/polyimide

ESCC3901.021 wires and cables
Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor : silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation : Celloflon/polyimide

ESCC3901.024 wires and cables
Single wires, pairs, multi-strands or shielded wires
Conductor: Silver plated copper or copper alloy
Primary insulation: ART (anti abrasion) PTFE tape, PTFE tape

ESCC3902.002 coaxial, triaxial and bus cables
Conductor: SPC or copper alloy
Primary insulation: celloflon.

Aluminium wires
Conductor : silver plated aluminium conductor
Insulation : extruded cross-linked ETFE insulation

Applications
ESA
  • Satellites
  • Launchers

Aluminium wires
  • Satellites
 
 
 
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