Fire Resisting Cable

Fire Resisting Cables

Fire resistant RG6 A/U Coaxial cables

Fire Resistant Coaxial Cables
Fire resistant RG6 A/U Coaxial cables
RG6 A/U FR
APPLICATION
The cables are designed for CCTV, security, smoke detection and evacuation monitoring applications, where continued functionality is required during a fire situation. Due to the zero halogen low smoke construction, this cable is ideal for use in public, commercial and industrial environments.
Standards
Basic design to MIL-C-17 
FIRE PERFORMANCE

Circuit Integrity IEC 60331-23; BS 6387 CWZ; DIN VDE 0472-814(FE180);
CEI 20-36/2-1; SS229-1; NBN C 30-004 (cat. F3);
NF C32-070-2.3(CR1)
System circuit integrity DIN 4102-12, E30 depending on lay system
Flame Retardance (Single Vertical Wire Test) EN 60332-1-2; IEC 60332-1-2; BS EN 60332-1-2; VDE 0482-332-1 ; NBN C 30-004 (cat. F1); NF C32-070-2.1(C2);
CEI 20-35/1-2; EN 50265-2-1*; DIN VDE 0482-265-2-1*
Reduced Fire Propagation (Vertically-mounted bundled wires & cable test) EN 60332-3-24 (cat. C); IEC 60332-3-24; BS EN 60332-3-24; VDE 0482-332-3; NBN C 30-004 (cat. F2); NF C32-070-2.2(C1); CEI 20-22/3-4; EN 50266-2-4*; DIN VDE 0482-266-2-4
Halogen Free IEC 60754-1; EN 50267-2-1; DIN VDE 0482-267-2-1;
CEI 20-37/2-1 ; BS 6425-1*
No Corrosive Gas Emission IEC 60754-2; EN 50267-2-2; DIN VDE 0482-267-2-2;
CEI 20-37/2-2 ; BS 6425-2*
Minimum Smoke Emission IEC 61034-1&2; EN 61034 -1&2; DIN VDE 0482-1034-1&2;
CEI 20-37/3-1&2; EN 50268-1&2*; BS 7622-1&2*
No Toxic gases NES 02-713; NF C 20-454

Note: Asterisk * denotes superseded standard.
CABLE CONSTRUCTION
Conductors:
Bare copper copper wire, solid according to IEC(EN) 60228 class 1.
Insulation: Foamed PE wrapped with fire resistant silicone rubber compound type EI2 as per BS 7655-1.1 or fluoropolymer(FEP) compound.
Binder: Glass tape
Overall Screen: AL foil(100%)+AL braid (70%)
Outer Sheath: Thermoplastic LSZH compound type LTS3 as per BS 7655-6.1 (Thermosetting LSZH compound type SW2-SW4 as per BS 7655-2.6 can be offered.)
Physical AND THERMAL PROPERTIES
Temperature range during operation (fixed state): -30°C - +70°C
Temperature range during installation (mobile state): -5ºC - +60ºC
Minimum bending radius: 8 x Overall Diameter
Electrical Properties

Impedance 75±5Ω
Capacitance 54 nF/km
Velocity ratio(%) 82
Insulation resistance >5000 Mohm.Km
Shield coverage AL foil(100%)+AL 70%
DC resistance
Inner conductor 23.1 Ω/km
Outer conductor 31 Ω/km

Attenuation

Frequency(MHz) Attenuation (dB/100 m) Attenuation (dB/100ft)
50 5.0 1.5
100 6.4 1.96
200 9.2 2.8
500 14.5 4.4
600 15.9 4.9
800 17.7 5.4
1000 21.9 6.7
1350 24.9 7.6
1750 29.0 8.8
2050 33.1 10.1
2400 36.4 11.1

Return Loss

Frequency(MHz) Return Loss (dB)
30-300 >28dB
300-600 >24dB
600-900 >22dB

CONSTRUCTION PARAMETERS

Cable Code Conductor Diameter Nominal Insulation Diameter Nominal Screen No.x Diameter Nominal Overall Diameter Approx. Weight
mm mm No. x mm mm kg/km
RG6 A/U FR 1.02 4.57 ± 0.20 96 x 0.12 7.00 ± 0.20 81.6