IEC 62153-4-17:2018 

Metallic cables and other passive components - Test methods - Part 4-17: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Reduction Factor


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IEC 62153-4-17:2018 applies to the testing of the reduction factor of multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control. The described method is generally applicable to all screened metallic cables.
The reduction factor describes the screening effectiveness of a cable screen at frequencies below 1 kHz with a ratio of voltages describing the screened and unscreened situation. During the measurement, the cable under test is connected to a specific current loop arrangement.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2018-08-15
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 46 - Cables, wires, waveguides, RF connectors, RF and microwave passive components and accessoriesrss
ICS33.120.10 - Coaxial cables. Waveguides
Stability date  2023
File size1267 KB

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