1615AM

CATV Video, RG6, 18 AWG BCCS, Tri Shield, Messenger, PVC Jacket

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CATV, Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor(s), gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® III, aluminum braid shield (77% coverage), messenger wire, PVC jacket.
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Specifications
Physical Characteristics (Overall)
Conductor
AWG Stranding Material Nominal Diameter No. of Coax
18 Solid BCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel 0.04 in 1

Conductor Count

1

Insulation
Material Nominal Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam) 0.18 in

Table Notes

Gas Injected

Outer Shield
Type Layer Material Material Trade Name Coverage [%]
Tape 1 Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
Braid 2 Aluminum 77%
Tape 3 Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
Outer Jacket
Material Nominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride .275 x .416 in
Construction and Dimensions

OuterJacket1, Messenger Diameter

0.051 in

OuterJacket1, Messenger Material

Galvanized Steel

Electrical Characteristics
Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR Nominal Outer Shield DCR Outer Conductor DCR
28 Ohm/1000ft 5.6 Ohm/1000ft 5.6 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
16.2 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.097 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
75 Ohm
Return Loss
Frequency [MHz] Min. Structural Return Loss (SRL)
5 - 1000 MHz 20 dB
Delay
Nominal Delay Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
1.2 ns/ft 83%
High Frequency
Frequency [MHz] Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
5 MHz 0.58 dB/100ft
55 MHz 1.60 dB/100ft
211 MHz 3.05 dB/100ft
270 MHz 3.37 dB/100ft
300 MHz 3.55 dB/100ft
350 MHz 3.85 dB/100ft
400 MHz 4.15 dB/100ft
450 MHz 4.40 dB/100ft
550 MHz 4.90 dB/100ft
750 MHz 5.65 dB/100ft
870 MHz 6.11 dB/100ft
1000 MHz 6.55 dB/100ft
Voltage
Non-UL Voltage Rating
350 V RMS
Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating

80°C

Operating Temp Range

-40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight

43 lbs/1000ft

Max. Pull Tension

110 lbs

Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis

3 in

Standards

RG Type

6

Series Type

6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space

Outdoor - Aerial

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV)

Yes

EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR)

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

No

MII Order #39 (China RoHS)

Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Indoor

Yes

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N)

No

History

Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.375 Revision Date: 09-10-2021

Part Numbers
Item # Color Put-Up Type Length UPC
1615AM 0101000 Black Reel 1,000 ft 612825119227