What are 5 Challenges RF Cable Assembly Face in the Space Industry?

Sponsored by: Smiths Interconnect

Focused on:

  • Cable Assembly

Date: 25 January


Time: 11am EST/ 5:00PM CET

Join us Monday, January 25 11am to 11:45 EST

Today’s RF cable assembly manufacturers are developing high-reliability integrated assemblies and harnesses to suit a variety of space applications and missions. Designing and manufacturing RF cable assemblies and harnesses involves a number of challenges.

Join our webinar on Monday January 25th 11am EST to learn from our industry experts Product Market Director, Mike Carlson and Product Line Manager, Andrew Breslin as they share RF cable assembly challenges focused on radiation harden materials, cable routing, cable modularity, shielding effectiveness and lowering cost of ownership.

By attending this webinar, you can expect to come away with an understanding of
benefits of semi-rigid cables in space applications including the value of
• Seamless outer conductors for radiation
resistance and shielding effectiveness
• Phase stable materials and phase
matched cable assemblies
• Outer conductor material choices to
alleviate pain points related to
installation and cable routing.

Presented by

Michael Carlson,

Global Product Market Director, Space and Defense

Michael Carlson is the Global Product Market Director for Space and Defense for Smiths Interconnect. Mike is responsible for interpreting all key market trends, developing strategies and providing direction into product line development, product and technology roadmap creation and penetration into key and target accounts. Mike earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly University and a MBA from Chapman University. He has over 30 years of industry experience in interconnect and system level technology including product design, product management, global sales and market segment management.

Andrew Breslin,

Product Line Manager, Data Interconnects

Andy Breslin is the Product Line Manager for data interconnects at Smiths Interconnect. Andy is responsible for developing product line strategy, leading go to market activity for the data products, and P&L responsibilities for the product line. Andy has been with Smiths Interconnect for 8 years.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Radiation Harden Materials
  • Cable Routing and Modularity
  • Shielding Effectiveness
  • Lowering Cost of Ownership


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