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July 2006 edition

Motorsport wiring protection device benefits aerospace firms

Aerospace companies are examining a solution developed for motorsport that can be used to protect wiring assemblies from damage, vibration and environmental impact.

BERU F1 Systems, a specialist in high-durability vehicle electrical systems, says Wire in Composite (WiC) completely encloses wiring looms in a bespoke composite sleeve, protecting them from damage. Md John Bailey says: “In addition, the technology permits designers to improve packaging by laying wires securely side-by-side as opposed to a traditional bundle.”

He adds: “It was conceived for motorsport applications in which wiring harnesses must be mounted as low and flat on a vehicle chassis as possible. But WiC is equally suitable to aerospace and other ground vehicle applications.

“WiC looms can be built to virtually any sha....

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