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High speed grounding kit for CELLFLEX® LCF 78

This Grounding Kit has been developed by RFS for the CELLFLEX® cable series. The Grounding Kit body facilitates a proper attachment to the coaxial cable, ensuring that the performance of the coaxial cable is not being compromised. The tin plated copper mesh provides a secure, low resistance contact to the cable outer conductor and the field-installable lug allows for custom ground wire lengths. The installation only takes a few minutes. No additional sealing with mastic and electrical tape required.


  • Compatible with both copper and aluminium cable types i.e. one Grounding Kit for both outer conductor materials eliminates the risk of faulty Grounding Kit installation and helps to keep inventory down.
  • This kit has been verified by independent labs to withstand the damaging effects of lightning current in excess of 75kA 10/350µs according to EN 50164. The copper wire provides the most practical and effective low inductance transfer of lightning induced current to ground.
  • No influence on the electrical transmission characteristics of the coaxial cable.
  • Robust mechanical design.
  • UV resistant according to DIN EN ISO 4892-2 (Plastics - Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources - Part 2 Xenon-arc-lamps).
  • Ozone resistant according to DIN 53509 (Testing of rubber - Determination of resistance to ozone cracking).
  • Compliant to RoHS (EU 2002/95/EC) and CRoHS (China SJ/T11363-2006) i.e. usable on a global basis.
  • Field-attachable lug included for installation once grounding wire trimmed to final length.

GKSPEED60-12S shown for illustration only

Technical features


Product LineCoaxial Cable Accessories
Hybrid Cable Accessories
Type of Grounding KitHigh Speed
Transmission Line TypeLCF78, UCF78, HB078
Cable TypeCoaxial Foam Dielectric, Hybrid
Cable Size7/8"
Number of Cable / Waveguide Runs1
MaterialGrounding Kit Body: Stainless steel, with vulcanised EPDM (Ethylene-Propylene-Caoutchouc)
;Screws: Stainless steel with safety washers
;Contact element: Tin-plated copper mesh


Recommended ToolJSTRIP-78-2

Mechanical Specifications

Lug Attachment MethodField Attachable
Lug Style Size2-hole Ø 10.2mm (3/8") crimp-on, tin-plated
Grounding Wire Length m (in)1.5 (60)
Grounding Wire Sizemm²6 AWG (7 strand)
Grounding Wire ColorBlack
Grounding Body ColorBlack
Sealing ClassIP68

Temperature Specifications

Operation Temperature °C (°F)-50 to 85 (-58 to 185 )
Storage Temperature °C (°F)-50 to 85 (-58 to 185 )

Packaging Information

Package Quantity1
Weight per piece kg (lb)0.35 (0.78)

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