Continental cable is proud to BE MIL-SPEC approved

Continental Cable is a qualified products list producer of MIL-DTL-83420 aircraft control cable as well as Federal Specification RR-W-410. With these qualifications, we are able to provide military and federal specification products for the aircraft and industrial markets.


Specification materials offered by Continental Cable

  • MIL-DTL-83420 - Wire rope , Flexible, for Aircraft Control (Type I and Type II Compositions A and B) Tin over Zinc coating for Composition A
  • MIL-DTL-87161 - Wire Strand Non- Flexible , For Aircraft Application
  • MIL-DTL-83140 – Wire rope , Steel, Preformed , Non-rotating
  • MIL-DTL-18375 - Wire rope , Flexible , Corrosion –Resisting , Non-Magnetic , For Aircraft Control
  • MIL-DTL-87218 - Cable, Lockclad, for Aircraft Control
  • RR-W-410 - Federal Specification for Wire Rope and Strand

Specification Processes

  • MIL-DTL-781 – Terminal, Wire rope Swaging
  • MIL DTL-6117 – Wire Rope Assemblies, Aviation , Swaged type.
  • MIL-DTL-5688 - Wire rope assemblies , Aircraft , Proof Testing and Prestretching
  • BAC-5002 - Boeing Process Specification
  • DPS-3.08 - McDonnell Douglas Process Standard
  • P.S. 14002 - Specification for Fabrication of swaged terminal cable assemblies
  • P.S. 21101 – Specification for standard method for testing aircraft cable assemblies

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