Coaxial communication cables - Part 1-126: Electrical test methods - Corona extinction voltage

IEC 61196-1-126:2022 provides the test method for the corona (partial discharge) extinction voltage of coaxial communication cables under specified environmental conditions.

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IEC 61196-1-126

Edition 1.0 2022-09


Coaxial communication cables –
Part 1-126: Electrical test methods – Corona extinction voltage
IEC 61196-1-126:2022-09(en)

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IEC 61196-1-126


Edition 1.0 2022-09





Coaxial communication cables –

Part 1-126: Electrical test methods – Corona extinction voltage




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1 Scope . 5
2 Normative references . 5
3 Terms and definitions . 5
4 Preparation of test sample . 6
4.1 Flexible cable. 6
4.2 Semi-flexible cable . 7
4.3 Semi-rigid cable and unjacketed semi-flexible cable . 7
5 Test principle . 8
6 Test equipment . 9
7 Calibration of measuring system . 9
8 Test procedure . 9
9 Failure criterion . 10
10 Information to be given in the relevant detail (product) specification . 10
11 Test report . 10

Figure 1 – Preparation of flexible cable sample . 6
Figure 2 – Preparation of semi-flexible cable sample . 7
Figure 3 – Preparation of semi-rigid cable and unjacketed semi-flexible cable sample . 8
Figure 4 – Test principle diagram . 8
Figure 5 – Layout of test equipment . 9

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Part 1-126: Electrical test methods – Corona extinction voltage

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IEC 61196-1-126 has been prepared by subcommittee 46A: Coaxial cables, of IEC technical
committee 46: Cables, wires, waveguides, R.F. connectors, R.F. and microwave passive
components and accessories. It is an International Standard.
The text of this International Standard is based on the following documents:
Draft Report on voting
46A/1582/FDIS 46A/1597/RVD

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A list of all parts in the IEC 61196 series, published under the general title Coaxial
communication cables, can be found on the IEC website.This doc

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