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1857A - Video Triax, RG59, #22 Stranded, Belflex jacket

22 AWG stranded (19x34) .031" bare copper conductor, foam polyethylene insulation, bare copper braid shields (95% coverage), Belflex jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
2219x34BC - Bare Copper0.031 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.143 in
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene0.216 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverage [%]
BraidBC - Bare Copper95 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl ChlorideBelflex®0.36 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Conductor DCR Conductor ResistanceNominal Inner Shield DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
14 Ohm/1000ft14 Ohm/1000ft2.5 Ohm/1000ft1.6 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
17 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss (RL)
Frequency [MHz]Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5-850 MHz21 dB
850-3000 MHz15 dB
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.3 dB/100ft
3.6 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.8 dB/100ft
71.5 MHz2.2 dB/100ft
135 MHz3.1 dB/100ft
270 MHz4.5 dB/100ft
360 MHz5.4 dB/100ft
540 MHz6.8 dB/100ft
720 MHz8.1 dB/100ft
750 MHz8.4 dB/100ft
1000 MHz10.1 dB/100ft
1500 MHz13.3 dB/100ft
2250 MHz17.6 dB/100ft
3000 MHz21.4 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.29 ns/ft79 %
Non-UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -35°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 79 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 124 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.75 in


CPR Euroclass: Eca
RG Type: 59/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
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 - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes - Black for permanent outdoor installations; all colors suitable for outdoor field deployable use

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
1857A B59500Black, MatteReel500 ft612825358404
1857A B591000Black, MatteReel1,000 ft612825358411
1857A B594000Black, MatteReel4,000 ft612825352181
1857A B595000Black, MatteReel5,000 ft612825436140
1857A 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825356660
1857A 0021000RedReel1,000 ft612825357643
1857A 0071000VioletReel1,000 ft612825356578
1857A 004500YellowReel500 ft612825356677
1857A 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825356684
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: For use in field deployable applications where high flexibility, wide temperature range, and durability are required. Permanently indent printed for field identification.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.236 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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