American Fire Wire

SPECIFICATIONS

2-Hour Coaxial Cable That Meets NFPA Code 70 & 72.

AMERICAN FIRE WIRE TWO-HOUR RATED COAXIAL CABLE

The world’s first low-loss, two-hour rated coaxial cable for In-Building DAS.

AFW-2HFR-3, American Fire Wire® Low Loss 2 Hour Rated Coaxial Cable, braided copper, 1/2 in, red LSZH polyolefin jacket.

PRODUCT CLASSIFICATION

  • Brand: ​American Fire Wire®.
    Product Series: ​AFW-2HFR-3.
    Product Type: ​2-Hour Rated Coaxial Communications Cable.

DIMENSIONS

  • Nominal Size: ​7/8 in.
    Cable Weight: ​0.66 kg/m.
    Diameter Over Dielectric: ​16.383 mm | 0.645 in.
    Diameter Over Jacket: ​22.860 mm | 0.900 in.
    Inner Conductor: OD​: 15.240 mm | 0.600 in.
    Outer Conductor: OD​: 16.383 mm | 0.645 in.

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

  • Jacket Material​: Polyolefin
    Outer Conductor Material: ​Tinned Copper Braid
    Dielectric Material​: Foam Polyolefin/Foamed CF Silicon
    Flexibility: ​Standard
    Inner Conductor Material: ​Bare Copper Wire
    Jacket Color: ​Red

FEATURES

  • Fire Performance: Meets 2-Hour Fire-Rated Survivability Requirements.
    Flexibility: Eliminate Electrical and Mechanical Problems in tight-bending areas.
    Cost Savings: Eliminate costly wraps and save up to 50% per foot over traditional methods.
    Complete Shielding: RFI/EMI shield that minimizes system interference.
    Codes: Meets National Fire Protection Code NFPA 70 and 72.

    All values nominal unless tolerances provided. Patent Pending.

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Cable Impedance​: 50 ohm ±2 ohm
    Capacitance: ​75.8 pF/m | 23.1 pF/ft
  • dc Resistance, Inner Conductor: ​1.480 ohms/km
  • dc Resistance, Outer Conductor: ​2.690 ohms/km
  • dc Test Voltage: 600 V
  • Inductance: ​0.190 µH/m | 0.058 µH/ft
  • Insulation Resistance​: 100000 Mohms/km
  • Jacket Spark Test Voltage (rms): 600V RMS
    Operating Frequency Band​: 1 – 8800 MHz
    Peak Power: ​40.0 kW
  • Velocity​: 78%.

ATTENUATION

  • Frequency (MHz)     Attenuation (dB/100 ft)​​​
    150​​​​​ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2.65
    450​​​​​ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.44
    700 - - - - - - - - - - - - - ​​​​​7.64
    800​​​​​ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.89

MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Bending Moment: ​3.8 N-m | 2.8 ft lb
    Flat Plate Crush Strength: ​2.0 kg/mm
    Minimum Bend Radius, Multiple Bends: 127.00 mm | 5.00 in
  • Minimum Bend Radius, Single Bend: ​50.80 mm | 2.00 in
    Number of Bends, minimum​: 15
    Number of Bends, typical: 50
    Tensile Strength​: 113 kg | 249 lb.

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Installation Temperature: ​-40 °C to +60 °C (-40 °F to +140 °F)
    Operating Temperature: ​-55 °C to +85 °C (-67 °F to +185 °F)
    Storage Temperature: ​-70 °C to +85 °C (-94 °F to +185 °F)

STANDARD CONDITIONS

  • Attenuation, Ambient Temperature: 20 °C | 68 °F
    Average Power, Ambient Temperature: 40 °C | 104 °F Avergae
    Power, Inner Conductor Temperature: 100 °C | 212 °F

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE /CERTIFICATIONS

  • Agency​: Western Fire Center Evaluation Report #19089, Evaluation Report Date 10/29/2019.
    Classification: Standards Evaluated to: ASTM E119, Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials (this test method is also published under the designation of UL 263). NFPA 262 (this test method is also published under the designation of ASTM E84).

    ASTM: E119
  • NFPA/ASTM: CATVP Plenum Rated - NFPA 262-E84
    RoHS 2011/65/EU​ ISO: Compliant.
    9001:2015​: Designed, manufactured and/or distributed under this quality management system.
    RoHS SJ/T 11364-2014​: Above Maximum Concentration Value (MCV).
    CENELEC​: EN 50575 compliant, Declaration of Performance (DoP) available.

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