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Control Cable Assemblies

The cables and control heads we provide today are the result of over 50 years of experience in meeting a wide variety of industrial, marine and aircraft applications. Careful selection of materials and fabrication methods combine to make Cablecraft® cable controls the most versatile, and highest quality available.

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Specifications

Part Operation Materials – Inner Member Materials – Conduit
Strand Binder Cover Linear Strand Binder Cover
Bristow Push / Pull 1 x 19 CS CS Flat Wire N/A HDPE Carbon Steel N/A LDPE
Utility Push / Pull 1 x 19 CS CS Flat Wire N/A HDPE Carbon Steel Carbon Steel LDPE
LF-EXT Push / Pull 1 x 19 CS CS Flat Wire Nylon HDPE Carbon Steel Carbon Steel LDPE
Low Friction Push / Pull 1 x 19 CS CS Flat Wire PTFE Polyester Carbon Steel Carbon Steel LDPE
Performance Push / Pull 1 x 19 SS 300 Series SS N/A PTFE Carbon Steel CS Galvanized Polyethylene
800# Brake Pull Only 1 x 19 Galv WR N/A N/A HDPE Carbon Steel N/A LDPE
1500# Brake Pull Only 1 x 19 Galv WR N/A Nylon HDPE Carbon Steel Carbon Steel LDPE
3000# Brake Pull Only 1 x 37 Galv WR N/A Nylon HDPE Carbon Steel Carbon Steel LDPE
Part Specifications Duties
Bead Radius Efficiency
@ 270°
Bend
Backlash
@ 360°
Bend
Load Rating Push 3″ Travel Load Rating Pull 3″ Travel Seals Min Temp Max Temp VLD LD MD HD
Bristow 7″ 65% .072″ 125 lb. 230 lb. 5 -65°F 230°F X X X X
Utility 3″ 65% .072″ 125 lb. 230 lb. 5 -65°F 230°F X X X X
LF-EXT 3″ 76% .072″ 125 lb. 230 lb. 5 -65°F 230°F X X X X
Low Friction 3″ 79% .072″ 125 lb. 230 lb. 5 -65°F 230°F X X X X
Performance 3″ 76% .072″ 125 lb. 230 lb. 6 -65°F 230°F X X X X
800# Brake 5″ 230 lb. 230°F
1500# Brake 5″ 400 lb. 230°F
3000# Brake 7″ 800 lb. 230°F

Performance Comparison

Part Temperature Bend Radius Strength Integrity Economy Efficiency Service Life Flexibility Lost Motion
Bristow down down down up down down right down
Utility right up up right down right up right
LF-EXT right up up right right up up up
Low
Friction
up up up down up right up up
Performance right up up down up up up up
800#
Brake
right up down up right right up
1500#
Brake
right right right right right right right
3000#
Brake
right down up right right right down