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Product Hierarchy

1258AM - CATV, RG6 Type, 18 AWG BCCS, Foil + 60% Braid, Waterblocked, Messenger


Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® II, aluminum braid shield (60% coverage), Flooding Grease, PVC jacket, galvanized steel messenger wire.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: CATV, broadband

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.18 in
Table Notes: Gas Injected
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Braid2Aluminum60%
Table Notes: CoreGuard®
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride.270 x .410 in

Construction and Dimensions

OuterJacket1, Messenger Diameter: 0.051 in
OuterJacket1, Messenger Material: Galvanized Steel

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5 - 1000 MHz20 dB
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.22 ns/ft83%
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
5 MHz0.58 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.6 dB/100ft
211 MHz3.05 dB/100ft
250 MHz3.30 dB/100ft
270 MHz3.37 dB/100ft
300 MHz3.55 dB/100ft
330 MHz3.74 dB/100ft
350 MHz3.85 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.15 dB/100ft
450 MHz4.40 dB/100ft
500 MHz4.66 dB/100ft
550 MHz4.90 dB/100ft
600 MHz5.10 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.65 dB/100ft
870 MHz6.11 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.55 dB/100ft
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 40 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 165 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 in

Standards

RG Type: 6/U Type
Series Type: 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Water Exposure/Below-Grade Conduit
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: Yes - Black only, when supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1258AM 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825109853

Product Notes

Notes: Flooding grease under jacket

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.241 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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