ControlBus™, Coax RG6, #18 Sol BCCS, PO Ins, QUAD AL Shld, PVC Jkt, AIA Armor, PVC Jkt, CM

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

Suitable Applications

Exposure to rodent, crush, or cut through force, 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

Construction Details

RG Type


Element Size Stranding Nom. Diameter Material
Coax(es) 18 AWG Solid 0.0403 in BCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel
Material Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
PE - Polyethylene (Foam) 0.178 in (4.52 mm) White
Inner Jacket
Material Nom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.298 in (7.57 mm)
Outer Shield
Layer Outer Shield Type Material Material Trade Name Coverage
1 Tape Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
2 Braid Aluminum 60%
3 Tape Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
4 Braid Aluminum 40%
Armor Type & Material Armor Thickness Diameter Over Armor
AIA - Aluminum Interlock Armor 0.025 in (0.64 mm) 0.501 in (12.7 mm)
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.591 in (15.0 mm)

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.591 in (15.0 mm)

Electrical Characteristics
Return Loss
Frequency Min. Structural Return Loss
5 MHz - 50 MHz 23 dB
Frequency Nom. Attenuation
1 MHz 0.35 dB/100ft
2 MHz 0.38 dB/100ft
5 MHz 0.45 dB/100ft
10 MHz 0.59 dB/100ft
20 MHz 0.86 dB/100ft
50 MHz 1.37 dB/100ft
100 MHz 1.97 dB/100ft
200 MHz 2.82 dB/100ft
300 MHz 3.48 dB/100ft
400 MHz 4.04 dB/100ft
Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Outer Shield DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Shield Nom. Characteristic Impedance Nom. Velocity of Prop.
28 Ohm/1000ft (92 Ohm/km) 3.6 Ohm/1000ft (12 Ohm/km) 16.2 pF/ft (53.1 pF/m) 75 Ohm 82%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V

Electrical Characteristics Notes

SRL Minimum 23dB (5MHz - 50MHz)

Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
75°C -40°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
4 in (100 mm) 2.5 in (64 mm)

Max. Pull Tension

200 lbs (91 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

142 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

UL1685 UL Loading, FT4, 1202

CPR Compliance

CPR Euroclass: Eca

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CL2, CM

CEC / C(UL) Compliance


European Directive Compliance

EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)

UK Regulation Compliance


APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes


ControlNet is a ControlNet International trademark.


Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.269 Revision Date: 04-29-2024