Coax Cable substitutes for standard RG 316 cable.

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RAYCHEM(TM) coaxial cable is dimensionally equivalent to standard RG 316 cable and can be terminated using standard connectors. It offers non-melting insulation and low attenuation loss up to 50 GHz. Impedance is 50 ohms with velocity propagation of 66%. Max attenuation is 41.67 dB/100 ft at 2.35 GHz. Bare-copper center conductor is surrounded by RAYOLIN(TM) L dielectric material, tin-copper braid and THERMORAD(TM) F jacketing. Applications cannot exceed 100°C.

Original Press Release:

New Coax Cable Offers Lower Cost than RG 316

HARRISBURG, Pa., November 26- Tyco Electronics today announced the availability of a low cost substitute for RG 316 coaxial cables. The new RAYCHEM brand product performs as well or better than standard RG 316 cables. Additionally, the new product is dimensionally equivalent to standard RG 316 and it can be terminated using standard connectors. Raychem low cost RG 316 cable is suitable for applications where standard RG 316 is specified, but the operating temperature will not exceed 100 degrees C. Specifically, the product could be used in commercial equipment, automobiles, medical devices, instrumentation and satellite radios.

In addition to cost benefits, RAYCHEM low cost RG 316 cable offers small size, non-melting insulation and low attenuation loss up to 5 GHz. Impedance is rated at 50 ohms with a velocity of propagation of 66%. Maximum attenuation is rated at 41.67 dB/100 feet at 2.35 GHz. The bare copper center conductor is surrounded by RAYOLIN L dielectric material; a tin plated copper braid and THERMORAD F jacketing.

RAYCHEM low cost RG 316 coax cable is priced 20-25% lower than the standard RG 316 product.

For more information, literature or samples of RAYCHEM low cost RG 316 coax cable, from Tyco Electronics, contact Tyco Electronics' technical support center at 1-800-522-6752. E-mail
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Tyco Electronics is one of the major business units of Tyco International. Headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, Tyco Electronics is the world's largest passive electronic components manufacturer, and a world leader in cutting-edge wireless technologies, fiber optic active components, and complete power systems. The company has facilities located in 51
countries serving customers in the aerospace, automotive, computer, communications, consumer electronics, industrial and power industries. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology
products from over thirty well-known and respected product brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP Netconnect, Buchanan, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems, HTS, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack, Simel and TDI Batteries.


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