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Coaxial cable RG-8

1 – Jacket
2 – Shield-braid
3 – Dielectric
4 – Conductor

Specifications:
Meets MIL-C-17 standard

Description:
RG-8 coaxial cable is used in the networks of satellite and cable television.

Materials:
Conductor: Bare copper stranding (BC)
Dielectric: low density cellular polyethylene
Shield: copper wire braid
Jacket material: PVC (polyvinylchloride)

Technical characteristics:
Wave impedance: 50 Ohm
Conductor diameter: 7 x 0.72 mm (7 x 0.028") (13 AWG)
Dielectric diameter: 7.24 mm (0.28")
Outer jacket thickness: 1.15 mm (0.05")
Outer cable diameter: 10.3 mm (0.4")
Shield: 0.16 mm (0.006"), cover – 96% minimum
Test frequency: up to 4 GHz
Voltage rating: 5000 V
Temperature range: -20°C – +80°C (-4°F – +176°F)
Weight per 1000 ft (304.8 m): 54.9 kg (121 lbs)
Minimum bend radius: (cabling) 101.6 mm (4")

Ordering:
COAX-RG8 Coaxial cable