Champlain Cable Receives NAVSEA Qualification for M24643/62 US Navy Shipboard Cable — Press Release

by: Matthew Potter
June 7, 2010

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Champlain Cable Receives NAVSEA Qualification for M24643/62 US Navy Shipboard Cable

Champlain Cable presents another series of qualified Low Smoke Zero Halogen Shipboard Communication / Control cables

COLCHESTER, Vt., June 7 /PRNewswire/ — Champlain Cable Corporation, continuing its supply and development efforts of Irradiation Crosslinked Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) voice and data twisted pair shipboard communication and control cables, has received its third qualification from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for lightweight shipboard cable specification MIL-DTL-24643.

This qualification listing is for M24643/62 all variants LSPB2SD, LSPB2SDW, LSPB2SDOS, and LSPB2SDOSW. These cables were developed specifically for interconnect between peripheral and controlling devices utilizing Profibus data communications protocol. The variants include single and dual shielded and jacketed cables, and also waterblocked and non-waterblocked types.

This marks another milestone in Champlain Cable’s emergence as a premier cable supplier to the US Navy. Champlain Cable’s first qualification to M24643/59 resulted in supply to the US Navy’s Gig-E project, providing a critical component for Ethernet-type data communication networks aboard US Navy vessels. The project was highly successful, and installers and testers have reported flawless cable installation and performance.

“This development is another step in Champlain Cable becoming a major supplier to the United States Navy for Low Smoke Zero Halogen data communication cables,” said Richard “Dick” Kruger, Champlain’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing and US Navy veteran . “There is now a wide range of Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) options specifically for critical Profibus networks on US Navy vessels.”

Champlain Cable continues its development for the US Navy by pursuing other cable styles intended for deployment in shipboard communication, instrumentation, and electronic applications.

About Champlain Cable Corporation

Champlain Cable Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of high performance wire and cable, providing quality and engineering support. Throughout over 55 years of experience, Champlain provides solutions for application and processing problems. Champlain Cable is ISO-9001 certified, TS16949 certified, ISO14001 certified, and RoHS compliant. Champlain’s research team has created many unique irradiation cross-linked compounds to support numerous challenging applications.

Champlain Cable, headquartered in Colchester Vermont has manufacturing facilities in Colchester, Vermont and El Paso, TX, with sales offices in Charlotte, NC, Temecula, CA, Racine, WI, Detroit, MI, and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit or call us at 802-654-4200.

Source: Champlain Cable Corporation

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