An image showing two different Boeing BMS 13-72 Cables with the ends partially stripped to show the insulation and shielding layers on the inside.

Key Features

  • 22 or 24 AWG multi conductor shielded databus cable
  • Built in accordance with the Boeing BMS 13-72 specification
  • Designed for use in the range of 1MHz to 100 MHz

Product Construction

Cable P/N MX100-22 MX100Q-24
Cabling Two insulated conductors cabled together with 1.75"" nominal lay Four insulated conductors cabled together with 1.25"" nominal lay around a central PTFE filler
  Fillers used for roundness  
Conductor 22 AWG 19 x 34 silver plated copper 24 AWG 19 x 36 silver plated high strength copper alloy
Insulation Extruded LTE with sintered PTFE tape jacket Extruded LTE with sintered PTFE tape jacket
  Color: Blue/White Component 1: Red and Blue
    Component 2: Yellow and Green
Binder NA PTFE Tape
First Shield Flat tin plated copper braid having 92% minimum coverage Flat tin plated copper braid having 92% minimum coverage
Second Shield Round tin plated copper braid having 85% minimum coverage Round tin plated copper braid having 85% minimum coverage
Jacket Extruded fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) Extruded fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP)
  Color: Transparent blue Color: Transparent blue

Mechanical/Environmental Performance Table

Boeing BMS 13-72 Cables (Types 3 and 4)  
Impedance 100 Ohms
Attenuation @ 100 MHz 6.0 dB/100 ft (22 AWG)
  8.0 dB/100 ft (24 AWG)
Weight/K ft 35 lbs/1000 ft (22 AWG)
  24 lbs/1000 ft (24 AWG)
Size 0.191 in (22 AWG)
  0.161 in (24 AWG)
Operating Temperature -55 to 150C
   
Boeing BMS 13-72 Cables (Types 7 and 8)  
Impedance 100 Ohms
Attenuation @ 100 MHz 5.5 dB/100 ft (22 AWG)
  7.1 dB/100 ft (24 AWG)
Weight/K ft 26 lbs/1000 ft (22 AWG)
  19 lbs/1000 ft (24 AWG)
Size 0.180 in (22 AWG)
  0.145 in (24 AWG)
Operating Temperature -55 to 150C