The history of flight has progressed in parallel with cable engineering and manufacturing, yielding a steady stream of aerospace innovations that continue to serve mankind today. From biplane elevator and rudder cables to modern, mechanical flight control backup systems in commercial airliners, advances in cable technology are evolving.
Mechanical cable assemblies, wire connectors, and fittings play a crucial role in flight control systems, cabin performance, and safety; supporting aerospace industries across the board regardless of civilian, commercial, or military design.
Cable Applications Within the Aerospace Industry
Today’s fixed wing aircrafts require dependable, high quality cable solutions and wire connection systems that ensure safe transport of goods and people. CMA Cable products can be found operating across numerous manufacturing segments within the aerospace industry:
Cables in Aircrafts and Spacecrafts
CMA Cable offers an array of mechanical cable systems, from push-pull to remote actuation, that reliably serve in-cabin amenities such as overhead bins and lavatory door latches in aircraft and spacecraft design. In addition, our cables are used for mechanical rudder controls in a variety of aircraft and rotorcraft.
Cables in Rotorcrafts
Featuring vertical take offs and landings, helicopters utilize strengthened, high-tensioned cables for applications ranging from hoist wire to push-pull rotor control systems. CMA Cable can provide highly customized, mechanical cable design and engineering for various systems, from coaxial vehicles to tilt rotor aircraft.
Cables in Commercial Flight Technology
Passenger airliners feature an array of mechanical cable systems that help satisfy comfort as well as ensure dependability for airline staff. CMA Cable maintains a high standard of quality, providing interior cables for the various mechanisms that keep seats reclined, overhead storage bins closed, and door hardware fully reliable. These cables are tested to rigorous aerospace performance standards, ensuring the highest level of occupant safety possible.
CMA Cable plays a major role in the design and manufacturing of mechanical cable solutions for aeronautical applications across every growing segment today. We’ve assisted countless aerospace markets, from civilian to military, in designing quality mechanical cable assemblies. As a global leader in advanced cable manufacturing, we serve customers of all sizes, including those with their own personal sport aircraft—check out the details of the project and see what kind of cable solution we came up with!
Rely On the Experts for Your Aerospace Project Needs
Learn how CMA Cable can design and manufacture a cable solution that’s specifically engineered for your aerospace performance requirements. Our design guides and white papers are available immediately to help you get started or simply contact us to learn more.