Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

1545A - CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Foil + Braid, Waterblocked, CM PVC Jacket

1545A-CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Foil

CATV, Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® II, aluminum braid shield (60% coverage), Waterblocked CoreGuard® flooding grease, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Outdoor - Water Exposure

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Conductor Size: 18 AWG
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FPE - Foam Polyethylene0.18 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum60 %
Note: CoreGuard®
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.27 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft9 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Shielding: Multiple or Specialty
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) [%]
1.2 ns/ft83 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
5 MHz0.58 dB/100ft
55 MHz1.60 dB/100ft
211 MHz3.05 dB/100ft
270 MHz3.37 dB/100ft
300 MHz3.55 dB/100ft
350 MHz3.85 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.15 dB/100ft
450 MHz4.40 dB/100ft
550 MHz4.90 dB/100ft
750 MHz5.65 dB/100ft
870 MHz6.11 dB/100ft
1000 MHz6.55 dB/100ft
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
350 V RMS

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 28 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 126 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CATV, CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
RG Type: 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): 2004-01-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
UL voltage rating: 350 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #Color
1545A 0101000Black
Date: 2004-01-01