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1613AP - CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Tri Shield, CMP PVC Jacket

1613AP-CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Tri

CATV, RG-6/U, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor, gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® III, aluminum braid shield (77% coverage), CMP PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.040 in1
AWG Size: 18
MaterialNominal Diameter
FFEP - Foam Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.168 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape-Aluminum FoilDuofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum77 %
Tape3Aluminum Foil-Polyester Tape - Bonded to JacketBeldfoil®100 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.239 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCROuter Conductor DCR
28.0 Ohm/1000ft5.6 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5 - 1000 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) [%]
1.2 ns/ft83 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
1000 MHz9 dB/100ft
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 80°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 28 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 138 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.4 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CATVP
RG Type: RG-6/U Type
Series Type: Series 6
Other Specification: CEC/C(UL): CMP

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: Yes
EU CE Mark: No
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2012-11-06
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT4
UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6
IEEE Flammability: 1202

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): Yes
Non-Plenum Number: 1613A, 1613B, 1613R
Item #ColorFootnote
1613AP 0091000WHITEC
1613AP 009U1000WHITE
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Date: 2012-11-06