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3131A - ControlBus™, Coax RG6, #18 Sol BCCS, PO Ins, QUAD AL Shld, PVC Jkt, CMR


ControlBus™, Coax RG6 18AWG (Solid) Bare Copper Covered Steel, PO Insulation, Overall Duofoil®+ Aluminum Braid(60%)+Overall Duofoil®+Aluminum Braid(40%) Shield, PVC Outer Jacket, CMR

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: RG-6/U Type

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
Insulation
MaterialNominal Diameter
Gas-injected FPE - Foam Polyethylene0.18 in
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumBonded Duofoil®100 %
Braid2AL - Aluminum60 %
Tape3Aluminum/Polyester/AluminumDuofoil®100 %
Braid4AL - Aluminum40 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.301 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft3.6 Ohm/1000ft3.6 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic ImpedanceNominal Characteristic Tolerance
120 Ohm± 3 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.35 dB/100ft
2 MHz0.38 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.45 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.59 dB/100ft
20 MHz0.86 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.37 dB/100ft
100 MHz1.97 dB/100ft
200 MHz2.82 dB/100ft
300 MHz3.48 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.04 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft82 %
Phase Delay Distortion
f/B%PDD/100M (5MB)
0.5-1.03
1-0.3
1.50
20.2
2.50.4
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Min. SRL (Structural Return Loss)
1 MHz23 dB
2 MHz
5 MHz
10 MHz
20 MHz
50 MHz
100 MHz
200 MHz
300 MHz
400 MHz
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Tilt 5 to 10 MHz: 0.53 dB/100 M
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: Tilt 10 to 20 MHz: 0.89 dB/100 M
Other Electrical Characteristic 3: SRL Min. 23dB (5MHz - 50MHz)

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 33 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 162 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 in

Standards

NEC Articles: 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CL2R, CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
IEEE Specification: 802.4 MAP, 802.7 MIni-MAP
RG Type: 6/U Type

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/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: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Riser
CSA Flammability: FT4
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 3132A

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorUPCLength
3131A F2V1000Gray, DEC6128251420581,000 ft

Product Notes

Notes: Sweep tested 5 to 400 MHz. Tap Marks Every 2.6 Meters to aid in users installation.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.306 Revision Date: 08-22-2019
Date: 2004-01-01
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