Equipment & Components for the Satcom & Microwave/RF Industries

Low Loss Flexible
Coaxial Test Cables
ACW-CA18 Series

  • Frequency DC-26.5GHz (subject to connector type)
  • Velocity of Propagation 77%
  • FEP Jacket - Orange/White
  • Low Loss
  • Cost Effective
  • Stock Availability
  • RoHS Compliant

AtlanTecRF’s ACW series of coaxial cable assemblies are designed for general purpose laboratory and equipment applications where low loss, flexibility, performance and affordability are key features. Connectors have passivated stainless steel bodies in either SMA or Type N male. Standard STOCK lengths range from 0.5 to 5.0 metres but custom configurations of both cable length and connector type are also available to order.

 General Specifications
 Operating Frequency DC-26.5GHz (SMA); DC-18GHz (Type N)
 Cable Impedance 50 (+/-1) ohms
 Velocity of Propagation 77%
 Insertion Loss 1.35dB/m @ 18GHz max.
 Insertion Loss Stability In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490'
 VSWR 1.35:1 max.
 VSWR Stability In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490'
 RF Leakage -90dB @ 18GHz
 Operating Voltage 2500V max. (1000V with SMA)
 Cable Outside Diameter 5.7mm
 Cable Jacket FEP (Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene) - Orange/White
 Outer Conductor Silver Plated Copper Braid
 Inner Shield  SPC Foil
 Cable Dielectric Low Density PTFE
 Centre Conductor Solid Silver Plated Copper
 Flexure In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490 and MIL-C-87104'
 Bend Radius 25.4cm
 Weight 64g/m
 Temperature Range -40 to +125C
 Chemical Resistance In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490 and MIL-C-87104'
 Salt Fog In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490 and MIL-C-87104'
 Humidity In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490 and MIL-C-87104'
 Abrasion Resistance In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490 and MIL-C-87104'
 Cable Tensile Strength 75lbs. (34.02kg) min.
 Vapor Leakage 1 x 10-5 cc/sec/ft of Helium max. incl. connectors
 Vibration In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490'
 Impact Shock In accordance with 'MIL-T-81490'
 Standard Assembly Lengths 0.5 to 5.0M +/-1% (in 0.5m increments)
Part Number Connectors Length
ACW-CA18-SMSM-0.5M SMA Male/SMA Male 0.5
ACW-CA18-SMSM-1.0M SMA Male/SMA Male 1.0
ACW-CA18-SMSM-1.5M SMA Male/SMA Male 1.5
ACW-CA18-SMSM-2.0M SMA Male/SMA Male 2.0
ACW-CA18-SMSM-2.5M SMA Male/SMA Male 2.5
ACW-CA18-SMSM-3.0M SMA Male/SMA Male 3.0
ACW-CA18-SMSM-3.5M SMA Male/SMA Male 3.5
ACW-CA18-SMSM-4.0M SMA Male/SMA Male 4.0
ACW-CA18-SMSM-4.5M SMA Male/SMA Male 4.5
ACW-CA18-SMSM-5.0M SMA Male/SMA Male 5.0
ACW-CA18-SMNM-0.5M SMA Male/N Male 0.5
ACW-CA18-SMNM-1.0M SMA Male/N Male 1.0
ACW-CA18-SMNM-1.5M SMA Male/N Male 1.5
ACW-CA18-SMNM-2.0M SMA Male/N Male 2.0
ACW-CA18-SMNM-2.5M SMA Male/N Male 2.5
ACW-CA18-SMNM-3.0M SMA Male/N Male 3.0
ACW-CA18-SMNM-3.5M SMA Male/N Male 3.5
ACW-CA18-SMNM-4.0M SMA Male/N Male 4.0
ACW-CA18-SMNM-4.5M SMA Male/N Male 4.5
ACW-CA18-SMNM-5.0M SMA Male/N Male 5.0
ACW-CA18-NMNM-0.5M N Male/N Male 0.5
ACW-CA18-NMNM-1.0M N Male/N Male 1.0
ACW-CA18-NMNM-1.5M N Male/N Male 1.5
ACW-CA18-NMNM-2.0M N Male/N Male 2.0
ACW-CA18-NMNM-2.5M N Male/N Male 2.5
ACW-CA18-NMNM-3.0M N Male/N Male 3.0
ACW-CA18-NMNM-3.5M N Male/N Male 3.5
ACW-CA18-NMNM-4.0M N Male/N Male 4.0
ACW-CA18-NMNM-4.5M N Male/N Male 4.5
ACW-CA18-NMNM-5.0M N Male/N Male 5.0

Custom lengths, connector configurations and detailed cable specifications available on request.

We reserve the right to change standard product specifications without notice but will be pleased to consider control drawings for quotation.

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