BNC Bayonet or Bayonet Neill Concelman. A quick coupling device for plug and receptacle connectors, accomplished by rotation of a cam operating device designed to bring the connector halves together.
Body Main, or largest, portion of a connector to which other portions are attached.
Bulkhead A term used to define a mounting style of connectors. Bulkhead connectors are designed to be inserted into a panel cutout from the rear (component side) or front side of the panel.
Cable Assembly A completed cable and its associated hardware (e.g. connectors)
Coaxial Cable A transmission line consisting of two concentric conductors insulated from each other. In its flexible form it consists of either a solid or stranded center conductor surrounded by a dielectric. A braid is then woven over the dielectric to form an outer conductor. A protective plastic covering is placed on top of the braid.
Connector Assembly Includes housing and contact plus additional components such as hardware used to hold the assembly together and/or make the assembly a functional connector.
Female Jack or Socket. Used in the description of RF Connectors
Jack Socket or Female. Used in the description of RF Connectors
LSHF/LSZF Low Smoke Halogen Free/ Low Smoke Zero Halogen. Refers to cable for use in buildings, ships and public area.
Male Plug. Used in the description of RF Connectors
Plug Male. Used in the description of RF Connectors
Socket Jack or Female. Used in the description of RF Connectors
Conductor / Screen Abbreviations
|Al. Tape||Aluminium Tape|
|BCCAI||Bare Copper Clad Aluminium|
|SC||Silver Covered Copper|
|Foam PE||Gas Injected Foam PE|
|PE||Solid Low Density Polyethylene|
||Flourinated Ethylene Propylene|