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1530AP - CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Foil + Braid, CMP Flamarrest® Jacket

1530AP-CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Foi

CATV, Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor, plenum, foam FEP insulation, Duobond® II, aluminum braid shield (90% coverage), CMP Flamarrest® jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
AWG Size: 18
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
FFEP - Foam Fluorinated Ethylene PropyleneTeflon®0.17 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Bonded Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum90 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
LS PVC - Low Smoke Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.235 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft5 Ohm/1000ft5 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.09 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
10 - 1000 MHz20 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.7 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/ft83 %
UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 27 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 162 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CATVP, CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
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 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: No
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 - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): Yes
Non-Plenum Number: 1530A
Item #ColorFootnote
1530AP 8771000NATURALC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Teflon® is a registered trademark of E. I. duPont de Nemours and Co. used under license by Belden, Inc.
Date: 2005-04-01