Mega Industries produces Flexible Waveguide Sweeps in a wide range of waveguide sizes. We typically cover the frequency range of 0.32 GHz to 12.40 GHz, but custom solutions are readily available. Our flexible sweeps are manufactured from various materials and various flange configurations. Mega provides full design services for factory formed sweeps that assure accuracy and electrical performance.
In addition to sweeps, we offer flexguide offsets, rectangular straight sections and flex twists.
Please contact Mega Sales if you do not see the configuration your high-power microwave application requires.
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Flexible Sweeps and Bends – Typical Specifications
|Size||Frequency (GHz)||VSWR*||Attenuation**||Avg. Power (kW)||Peak Power (MW)|
|WR90||8.20 – 12.40||1.10||0.09||3||0.18|
|WR102||7.00 – 11.00||1.10||0.08||4||0.30|
|WR112||7.05 – 10.00||1.09||0.06||4||0.31|
|WR137||5.85 – 8.20||1.09||0.05||5||0.50|
|WR159||4.90 – 7.05||1.08||0.04||5||1.10|
|WR187||3.95 – 5.85||1.08||0.03||6||1.25|
|WR229||3.30 – 4.90||1.07||0.02||8||1.55|
|WR284||2.60 – 3.95||1.09||0.02||10||2.00|
|WR340||2.20 – 3.30||1.08||0.01||16||3.70|
|WR430||1.70 – 2.60||1.07||0.01||20||4.70|
|WR510||1.45 – 2.20||1.07||0.01||20||4.70|
|WR650||1.12 – 1.70||1.06||0.01||150||11|
|WR770||0.96 – 1.45||1.05||0.01||210||15|
|WR975||0.75 – 1.12||1.05||0.01||350||25|
|WR1150||0.64 – 0.96||1.05||0.01||490||35|
|WR1500||0.49 – 0.75||1.05||0.01||840||60|
|WR1800||0.41 – 0.62||1.05||0.01||1200||86|
|WR2100||0.35 – 0.53||1.05||0.01||1300||117|
|WR2300||0.32 – 0.49||1.05||0.01||1540||141|
*VSWR is per 2 foot section
**Attenuation is in dB per foot
Materials and Manufacturing Process
Mega Industries flexible waveguide sweeps are typically manufactured from 6061-T6 aluminum alloy or copper. We provide flanges and gaskets in accordance with EIA and Military Specifications.
We always manufacture to precise tolerances. Our goal is to provide optimum VSWR and maximum power handling capabilities.
A trusted name in high power microwave technology since 1989, Mega Industries is a world leader in the design manufacture of microwave transmission equipment.