Specifications

Type C Type SC Type SS Type SR
Dimensions

Center conductor — AWG (diameter)
32 (0.2032 mm [0.008 in]) 32 (0.2032 mm [0.008 in]) 32 (0.2032 mm [0.008 in]) 37 (0.1143 mm [0.004 in])
Dielectric/insulating material (diameter) 0.56 mm (0.022 in) 0.406 mm (0.016 in) 0.406 mm (0.016 in) 0.38 mm (0.015 in)
Shield (diameter) 0.025 mm (0.001 in) thickness 0.711 mm (0.028 in) 0.711 mm (0.028 in) 0.51 mm (0.02 in)
Drain wire (parallel to conductor) 32 AWG (0.203 mm [0.008 in]) NA NA NA
Jacket outer dimension 0.7874 mm × 1.016 mm
(0.031 in × 0.039 in)
1.0 mm (0.04 in) 1.0 mm (0.04 in) 0.51 mm (0.02 in)
Material

Center conductor
Silver-plated copper Stranded copper1 304 stainless steel2 Carbon Steel 3
Dielectric/insulating material Expanded PTFE Teflon® Teflon® Teflon® PTFE
Shield Aluminized polyster4 Braided gold-plated copper5 304 braided stainless6 304 stainless steel 7
Drain wire Silver-plated copper NA NA NA
Jacket material FEP Teflon® FEP Teflon® FEP NA
Jacket color Blue Gold Gray NA
Electrical properties
 
 
Resistance Ω/m (Ω/ft)
    Center conductor at 293 K (20 °C)
0.541 (0.165) 0.282 (0.086) 23.62 (7.2) 4.30 (1.31)
    Shield at 296 K (23 °C) NA 0.085 (0.026) 3.61 (1.1) 8.63 (2.63)
    Drain wire at 296 K (23 °C) 0.541 (0.165) NA NA NA
Center conductor maximum DC voltage 150 V 600 V 600 V 700 V
Center conductor maximum DC current 150 mA 200 mA 200 mA 200 mA
Temperature range 10 mK to 400 K <1 K to 400 K 10 mK to 473 K 10 mK to 400 K
Characteristic impedance 50 Ω (±5 Ω) 35 Ω at 10 MHz 40 Ω at 10 MHz 50 Ω (±2 Ω)
Nominal capacitance at 5 kHz 79 pF/m (24 pF/ft) nominal 154.2 pF/m (47 pF/ft) 173.9 pF/m (53 pF/ft) 95.14 pF/m (29 pF/ft)
1 65 strands of 50 AWG
2 64 strands of 50 AWG 304 SS wire
3 Silver plated copper clad carbon steel (0.103 mm outer diameter carbon steel covered by 0.0057 mm thick copper cladding covered by 0.001 mm thick silver plating.)
4 Aluminized polyester laminated tape, spirally applied at a 40 to 50% overlap, aluminum side in
5 12 × 3 matrix of 42 AWG wire
6 12 × 4 matrix of 44 AWG wire
7 A seamless tubular metal jacket serves as the outer conductor/shield