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3132A - ControlBus™, Coax RG6, #18 Sol BCCS, FEP Ins, QUAD AL Shld, PVDF Jkt, CMP

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

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: harsh environment, factory automation, ControlNet™, Modbus II, Industrial Coax, Belden ControlNet cables provide maximum signal integrity and run length exceeding the high-speed, time-critical requirements necessary for ControlNet factory floor applications

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Coax
18SolidBCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel0.04 in1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam)0.17 in
Outer Shield
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Tape3Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVDF - Polyvinylidene Fluoride0.274 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCROuter Conductor DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft7.2 Ohm/1000ft7.2 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.3 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.093 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic ImpedanceNominal Characteristic Tolerance
100 Ohm± 3 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
1 MHz0.36 dB/100ft
2 MHz0.38 dB/100ft
5 MHz0.5 dB/100ft
10 MHz0.65 dB/100ft
20 MHz0.95 dB/100ft
50 MHz1.5 dB/100ft
100 MHz2.12 dB/100ft
200 MHz2.99 dB/100ft
300 MHz3.66 dB/100ft
400 MHz4.23 dB/100ft
Nominal DelayNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft82%
Phase Delay Distortion
f/B%PDD/100M (5MB)
High Frequency
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
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Tilt 5 to 10 MHz: .48 dB/100 M
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: Tilt 10 to 20 MHz: .93 dB/100 M
Other Electrical Characteristic 3: Sweep Tested 5 to 400MHz.

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 150°C
Operating Temperature Range: -20°C To +150°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 43 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 104 lbs
Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.75 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMP
RG Type: 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262
CSA Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Related Part Numbers

Non-Plenum Number: 3131A
Item #ColorPut-Up TypeLengthUPC
3132A F2V1000Gray, DECReel1,000 ft612825142065
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Tap Marks Every 2.6 Meters to aid in users installation.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.416 Revision Date: 04-29-2024
Date: 2005-04-01
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