Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

1152A - CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Quad Shield (Foil + 60% Braid + Foil + 40% Braid), CMP

1152A-CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Quad

18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor, plenum, foam FEP insulation, Duofoil® (100% coverage) + TC braid shield (60% and 40% coverage), FEP jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
Suitable Applications: CATV, Broadband

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
AWG Size: 18
MaterialNominal Diameter
FFEP - Foam Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.17 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper60 %
Tape3Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid4TC - Tinned Copper40 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.273 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft1.8 Ohm/1000ft1.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.093 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5 MHz20 dB
400 MHz20 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.66 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.6 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.2 dB/100ft
200 MHz3 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.6 dB/100ft
700 MHz6.6 dB/100ft
900 MHz7.7 dB/100ft
1000 MHz8.2 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.24 ns/ft82 %
UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -70°C To +200°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 45 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 137 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: RG-6/U Type
Series Type: Series 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-04-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Aerial: Yes - When supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): Yes
Item #ColorFootnote
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: For use in indoor plenum environments but also suitable for outdoor and underground applications.
Date: 2005-04-01