ControlBus™, Coax RG-6, #18 Sol BCCS, FPE Ins, QUAD AL Shld, PVC Jkt, CMR

Coax RG-6 18 AWG (Solid) Bare Copper Covered Steel, Foam PE Insulation, Overall Duobond® II+Aluminum Braid(60%)+Duofoil®+Aluminum Braid(40%) Shield, PVC Outer Jacket, CMR
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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

Construction Details

RG Type


AWG Stranding Nom. Diameter Material
18 Solid 0.040 in BCCS - Bare Copper Covered Steel
Material Nom. Diameter
PE - Polyethylene (Foam) 0.180 in
Outer Shield
Layer Outer Shield Type Material Material Trade Name Coverage
1 Tape Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duobond® II 100%
2 Braid Aluminum 60%
3 Tape Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum) Duofoil® 100%
4 Braid Aluminum 40%
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.298 in
Electrical Characteristics
Return Loss
Frequency [MHz] Min. Structural Return Loss [dB]
5 - 50 MHz 23 dB
Frequency Nom. Attenuation [dB/100ft]
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
28 Ohm/1000ft 2.6 Ohm/1000ft 16.2 pF/ft 75 Ohm 83%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR, CMG)
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Rating Operating
75°C -30°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
3 in

Bulk Cable Weight

35 lbs/1000ft

Max. Pull Tension

118 lbs

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance


CA Prop 65

Flammability / Fire Resistance

UL1666 Vertical Shaft

NEC / UL Compliance


CEC / C(UL) Compliance


European Directive Compliance

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

APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Plenum Number



Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.377 Revision Date: 05-26-2021