Flat Cable and Woven Cable

Flat and WovenGalaxy is a leading supplier of custom and stock flat and woven cables. Galaxy can supply various types of flat and woven cables, both stock and custom, in various AWG sizes, voltage ratings, compounds, shielding constructions, and conductor counts.  Galaxy can also recommend the correct flat and woven cable for specific applications.

What is Flat Cable and Woven Cable?

A flat or woven cable is a cable that is woven together using textile braiding material.  The finished product could consist of multiple conductors of varying gauge sizes and different insulations if desired.

Benefits of Flat Cable and Woven Cable

The benefits of flat and woven cable are numerous.  The design allows for great flexibility with regards to the layout and breakout of the cables.  Flat and woven cables are good choice where there are tight restrictions within an enclosure.  Wherever wire management is a concern, flat and woven cables should be considered.

Flat and Woven Cable Applications

There are many and varied flat and woven cable applications, these include but are not limited to:

  • Aerospace
  • Microwave/RF
  • Military
  • Robotic
  • Communication

Galaxy Differentiators / Advantages for Flat Cable and Woven Cable

Galaxy can supply flat and woven cables with low minimum production quantities and competitive lead times.  Galaxy can assist in the design of the perfect flat and woven cable for the intended application.


Galaxy offers flat and woven cable with the following features:

  • Numerous textile compounds
  • All insulation materials
  • Various shielding materials and types
  • Various jacket compounds

Flat Cable and Woven Cable Technical Specifications

Galaxy offers flat and woven cable in the following ranges of technical specifications:

  • Gauge: 40AWG – 2AWG
  • Voltage: specific to application
  • Temperature: -75⁰C to +250⁰C

FAQs about Flat Cable and Woven Cable

Is ribbon cable the same as flat and woven cable?

No, ribbon cable and flat/woven cable are different. Ribbon cable has an extruded jacket covering the conductors with only one type of insulation. A flat or woven cable use textile material and can have numerous different insulation types.

Terminology Notes

There are various terms used in the wire and cable industry related to this type of cable. They include:

  • Flat cable
  • Woven cable

Contact Galaxy Wire & Cable for Flat Cable and Woven Cable

Contact Galaxy for further assistance with flat and woven cables.