1615BM

CATV, RG6 Type, 18 AWG BCCS, Tri Shield (Foil + 77% Braid + Foil), Messenger, PVC Jacket

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Series 6, 18 AWG solid .040" bare copper-covered steel conductor(s), gas-injected foam polyethylene insulation, Duobond® III (outer tape bonded to jacket); aluminum braid shield (77% coverage), PVC jacket, galvanized steel messenger wire.
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Specifications
Product Overview

Suitable Applications

CATV, broadband

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 Description Layer Material Material Trade Name Coverage [%]
Tape 1 Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
Braid 2 Aluminum 77%
Tape Bonded to Jacket 3 Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) Duofoil® 100%

Table Notes

Tape is bonded to Jacket

Outer Jacket
Material Nominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.275 x 0.416 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 Nominal Characteristic Tolerance
75 Ohm ± 3 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 1.6 dB/100ft
211 MHz 3.05 dB/100ft
250 MHz 3.30 dB/100ft
270 MHz 3.37 dB/100ft
300 MHz 3.55 dB/100ft
330 MHz 3.74 dB/100ft
350 MHz 3.85 dB/100ft
400 MHz 4.15 dB/100ft
450 MHz 4.40 dB/100ft
500 MHz 4.66 dB/100ft
550 MHz 4.90 dB/100ft
600 MHz 5.10 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
300 V RMS
Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating

80°C

Operating Temp Range

-40°C To +80°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight

41 lbs/1000ft

Max. Pull Tension

182 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 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)

MII Order #39 (China RoHS)

Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial

Yes - Black only, when supported by messenger wire

Suitability - Burial

No

Suitability - Hazardous Locations

No

Suitability - Indoor

Yes

Suitability - Outdoor

Yes - Black only

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

Plenum (Y/N)

No

Product Notes

Notes

Outer shield tape bonded to jacket

History

Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.173 Revision Date: 09-10-2021

Part Numbers
Item # Color Put-Up Type Length UPC
1615BM 0101000 Black Reel 1,000 ft 612825119234