Adapters

Double Ridge Waveguide Adapters

Overview

CAES manufactures a wide variety of double ridge waveguide adapters for a range of electronic warfare, space and airborne applications.

CAES Double Ridge Waveguide Adapters provide an optimal interface and convenient means of coupling between waveguide and coaxial systems. As the world leader in waveguides, CAES offers a broad portfolio of adapters to support its double ridge waveguide products including waveguide-to-coax adapters, high power adapters and high power, end launch adapters.

Waveguide-to-Coax

Waveguide-to-Coax Adapters

CAES’ standard product line of precision double ridge waveguide-to-coax adapters is constructed of 6061 aluminum covering the waveguide sizes WRD-180 thru WRD-250. VSWR over the full waveguide bandwidth is 1.20 typical for most models, or that of the coaxial connector selected. Additional sizes including extended range, and custom design configurations are available on request.

Part Number Frequency Range Waveguide Size
DRA180 18.00 - 40.00 WRD - 180C24
DRA110 11.00 - 26.50 WRD - 110C24
DRA750 7.50 - 18.00 WRD - 750D24
DRA650 6.50 - 18.00 WRD - 650D28
DRA580 5.80 - 16.00 WRD - 580D28
DRA475 4.75 - 11.00 WRD - 475D24
DRA350 3.50 - 8.20 WRD - 350D24
DRA250 2.60 - 7.80 WRD - 250D30
High Power

High Power Waveguide Adapters

Constructed by either aluminum or copper, CAES High Power Rectangular Adapters cover the waveguide sizes WR-28 thru WR-430. VSWR over the full waveguide bandwidth is 1.35 typical for most models, or that of the coaxial connector selected. Additional sizes and custom design configurations are available on request.

Part Number Waveguide Type Frequency Range Waveguide Size
DRAH750 Double Ridge Waveguide 7.50 - 18.00 WRD - 750D24
DRAH650 Double Ridge Waveguide 6.50 - 18.00 WRD - 650D28
DRAH580 Double Ridge Waveguide 5.80 - 16.00 WRD - 580D28
DRAH475 Double Ridge Waveguide 4.75 - 11.00 WRD - 475D24
DRAH350 Double Ridge Waveguide 3.50 - 8.20 WRD - 350D24
DRAH250 Double Ridge Waveguide 2.60 - 7.80 WRD - 250D30
End Launch

High Power End Launch Waveguide Adapters

CAES High Power End Launch Adapters cover the waveguide sizes WR-28 through WR-430 and are offered in aluminum or copper. They feature a 1.50 VSWR over the full waveguide bandwidth. Additional sizes and custom design configurations are available on request.

Part Number Frequency Range Waveguide Size
DRAHE750 7.50 - 18.00 WRD - 750D24
DRAHE650 6.50 - 18.00 WRD - 650D28
DRAHE580 5.80 - 16.00 WRD - 580D28
DRAHE475 4.75 - 11.00 WRD - 475D24
DRAHE350 3.50 - 8.20 WRD - 350D24
DRAHE250 2.60 - 7.80 WRD - 250D30
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