Prysmian Group and Draka

As the worldwide leader in the cable industry, Prysmian Group believes in the effective, efficient and sustainable supply of energy and information as a primary driver in the development of communities. With this in mind, we provide major global organisations in many industries with best-in-class cable solutions, based on state-of-the-art technology. Through two renowned commercial brands – Prysmian and Draka – based in almost 100 countries, we’re constantly close to our customers, enabling them to further develop the world’s energy and telecoms infrastructures, and achieve sustainable, profitable growth.


What links communications to communities?

Cable solutions to support the development of the world’s telecoms infrastructure. As the world’s largest producer of telecoms cables, supporting the infrastructures of many of the world’s leading telecoms operators, the Prysmian Group delivers optical fibre and copper cabling solutions that help link communications to communities around the globe. Covering voice, video and data transmission, we are world leader in the production of optical fibre, offering unique and fully owned technology. Our portfolio sets the benchmark in global innovation, and is the outcome of continuous multi-million Euro investment in R&D and production in more than 30 facilities worldwide.

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Multimedia SpecialsCoaxial Cables

UC300 Cat. 5e UTP 24 AWG PVC

 

Application

Mechanical properties
Primary (Campus), Secondary (Riser)
Tertiary (Horizontal)
IEEE 802.3: 10Base-T; 100Base-T;
1000Base-T;
IEEE 802.5 16MB; ISDN; TPDDI; ATM

Construction
Conductor Bare copper wire Ø 0.5 mm (AWG24)
Insulation PE, Ø 0.9 mm
Sheath PVC
Sheath colour PVC : Grey
Outer Diameter Nom. 4.8 mm
Weight 28 kg /km

 

Mechanical properties
Minimum bending radius Installation 4 x Diameter
Maximum tensile load, Installation Nom. 100 N
Maximum tensile load, Installed No stretch
Temperature range during operation -20°C up to +60°C
Temperature range during installation 0°C up to +50°C
Electrical properties at 20°C
Characteristic impedance (1-130 MHz) (100 ± 15)ohm
Mean Characteristic impedance 100 Mhz (100 ± 5)ohm
DC-loop resistance Nom. 170ohm /km
Resistance unbalance ≤ 2 %
Propagation Delay ≤ 800 ns /km
Skew, maximum at 100MHz ≤ 200 ns /km
Mutual capacitance Nom. 47 pF/m
Capacitance unbalance (pair to ground) ≤ 300 pF /km
Nominal velocity of propagation (NVP) Nom. 69%
 
 

UC400 Cat. 6 UTP 23 AWG PVC

 

Application

Mechanical properties
Primary (Campus), Secondary (Riser)
Tertiary (Horizontal)
IEEE 802.3: 10Base-T; 100Base-T;
1000Base-T;
IEEE 802.5 16MB; ISDN; TPDDI; ATM

Construction
Conductor Bare copper wire Ø 0.56 mm (AWG23)
Insulation PE, Ø 0.98 mm
Sheath PVC
Sheath colour PVC : Grey
Outer Diameter Nom. 6.3 mm
Weight Nom. 40 kg /km

 

Mechanical properties
Minimum bending radius Installation 4 x Diameter
Maximum tensile load, Installation 4 x Diameter
Maximum tensile load, Installed No stretch
Temperature range during operation -20°C up to +60°C
Temperature range during installation 0°C up to +50°C
Electrical properties at 20°C
Characteristic impedance (1-100 MHz) (100 ± 15)ohm
Characteristic impedance (100-250 Mhz) (100 ± 22)ohm
DC-loop resistance Nom. 150ohm /km
Resistance unbalance ≤ 2 %
Delay Skew, maximum at 100MHz ≤ 400 nsec km
Propagation Delay, min. margin to limit ≥ 800 nsec /km
Mutual capacitance, nominal Nom. 50 pF/m
Capacitance unbalance, maximum ≤ 1600 pF /km
Nominal velocity of propagation (NVP) Nom. 69%
 
 

UC400 Cat. 6 F/UTP 23 AWG PVC

 

Application

Mechanical properties
Primary (Campus), Secondary (Riser)
Tertiary (Horizontal)
IEEE 802.3: 10Base-T; 100Base-T;
1000Base-T;
IEEE 802.5 16MB; ISDN; TPDDI; ATM

Construction
Conductor Bare copper wire Ø 0.57 mm (AWG23)
Insulation PE, Ø 0.95 mm
Sheath PVC
Sheath colour PVC : Grey
Outer Diameter Nom. 6.86 mm
Weight Nom. 51.62 kg /km

 

Mechanical properties
Minimum bending radius Installation 4 x Diameter
Minimum bending radius Installed 4 x Diameter
Maximum tensile load, Installed No stretch
Temperature range during operation -10°C up to +60°C
Temperature range during installation -10°C up to +50°C
Electrical properties at 20°C
Characteristic impedance (1-100 MHz) (100 ± 15)ohm
Mean Characteristic impedance 100 Mhz (100 ± 18)ohm
DC-loop resistance ≤ 176ohm /km
Resistance unbalance ≤ 2 %
Insulation resistance (500 V) ≥ 2000 M /km
Test voltage (DC, 1min) Nom. 1000 V
Mutual capacitance Nom. 43 pF/m
Capacitance unbalance (pair to ground) ≤ 1500 pF /km
Nominal velocity of propagation (NVP) Nom. 67%

RG59/U 65% Aluminium Braid PVC

 

Application

RG59 75ohm coaxial is used to carry basehand video in closed-circuit television. expect to get a distance of about 225m - 305m.

Construction
Meterial Detail inches mm
Inner Conductor Bare Copper Covered Steel 0.032 0.8128
Dielectric Gas Injected Foam High Density Polyethylene 0.144 3.6576
1 st Outer Conductor 100% Tape Bonded Aluminium Foil-Polyster
Tape Aluminium
- -
2nd Outer Conductor 65% Aluminium Braid - -
Outer Jacket Black PVC 0.237 6.0198

 

Electrical Specification at 20°C
Impedance, ohm 75 ± 3
Velocity of Propagation, % 83
Capacitance, Nominal 16.2 pF/ft 53.14 pF/m
DC Resistance Ohm / kft Ohm / km
Inner Conductor 44.50 146.0
Outer Conductor 12 39.37
Mechanical Specs
Minimum Bend Radius (Install)
inches mm
2.37 60.20
 
 

RG6/U 90% Aluminium Braid PVC

 

Application

RG6 75ohm coaxial us used for cable television, satellite television and cable modems. Expects distances of about 305m - 457m.

Construction
Meterial Detail inches mm
Inner Conductor Bare Copper Covered Steel 0.403 1.02
Dielectric Gas Injected Foamed Polyethylene 0.180 4.57
1 st Outer Conductor Bonded Aluminium Foil-Polyster
Tape Aluminium Foil, 100% Coverage
- -
2nd Outer Conductor Aluminium Braid 90% Coverage 0.205 5.20
Outer Jacket Black PVC 0.273 6.9

 

Electrical Specification at 20°C
Impedance, ohm 75 ± 3 Norminal
Velocity of Propagation, % 83
Capacitance, Nominal 16.2 pF/ft 53.2 pF/m
DC Resistance Ohm / kft Ohm / km
Inner Conductor 28.0 91.8624
Outer Conductor 5.0 16.404
Mechanical Specs
Minimum Bend Radius (Install)
inches mm
2.37 69.34
 
 

RG11/U 95% Bare Copper Braid PVC

 

Application

RG11 75ohm coaxial ideal if the device being connected is a receiver of some kind. This includes devices such as Satellite and Cable TV Receiver Boxes. Expect distances of up to 610m. Suitable for high EMI environments.

Construction
Meterial Detail inches mm
Inner Conductor Bare Copper 0.0642 1.63
Dielectric Foamed Polyethylene 0.280 7.11
1 st Outer Conductor 95% Bare Copper Braid 0.309 7.85
2nd Outer Conductor N/A - -
Outer Jacket Black PVC 0.402 10.20

 

Electrical Specification at 20°C
Impedance, ohm 75 ± 3
Velocity of Propagation, % 83
Capacitance, Nominal 16.2 pF/ft 53.2 pF/m
DC Resistance Ohm / kft Ohm / km
Inner Conductor 2.6 8.5
Mechanical Specs
Minimum Bend Radius (Install)
inches mm
4.02 102.0