Category 6 UTP Copper Cable

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Construction:

  • Conductor: 23 AWG (.0224") solid bare copper
  • Color Code:
    • Pair 1: Blue - White
    • Pair 2: Orange - White
    • Pair 3 - Green - White
    • Pair 4: Brown - White
  • Jacket:
    • Riser - Flame Retardant PVC, UL Listed Type FT4 per UL 444
    • Plenum - Low Smoke Flame Retardant PVC, UL Listed Type FT6 per UL 444
  • Cabling: Four twisted pairs are cabled with a tape separator and a left-hand lay

Category 6 Electrical characteristics*:

  • Characteristic Impedance: 100 ± 15Ω (1.0 to 250 MHz)
  • Maximum Conductor Resistance: 6.6 Ω / 100 Meters @ 20° C
  • Maximum Resistance Unbalanced: 2.5%
  • Maximum Mutual Capacitance: 4.6nF/100 Meters @ 1kHz
  • Maximum Capacitance Unbalanced: 330 pF/100 Meters
  • Maximum Delay Skew: 45 ns/100 Meters
  • Nominal velocity of propagation (NVP): CMR 70%; CMP 73%

*Discrete values are for information only. Equations for swept frequencies govern limits.

Applications

  • 2.5/5GBASE-T Ethernet
  • 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
  • 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
  • 100 Mbps TP-PMD
  • 155/622/1000 Mbps ATM
  • Broadband Video
  • 4/16 Mbps Token Ring
  • Analog voice/VoIP
  • Supports all IEEE standards for DC power delivery over 4-pair cabling when installed in accordance with TIA Telecommunications Systems Bulletin TSB-184-A, Guidelines for Supporting Power Delivery Over Balanced Twisted-Pair Cabling
  • All other applications developed for operation over Category 6 cabling

Features

  • All other applications developed for operation over Category 6 cabling
  • Sweep tested to 550 MHz and compliant to Category 6 TIA-568-C.2 cable requirements
  • Components are twisted into pairs with varying left-hand lays to minimize cross-talk
  • Reverse sequential numbering to eliminate guesswork of footage in box or reel
  • Compatible with OCC Cat 6 jacks and patch panels for optimal system performance
  • Available in Riser and Plenum, UTP

Standards

  • ANSI/TIA 568-C.2
  • ISO/IEC 11801
  • ISO/IEC 11801, 2nd edition, class E and category 6
  • ICEA S-102-700 (Cat 6)
  • NEC/CEC Type CMR (UL 1666) Non-Plenum
  • NEC/CEC Type CMP (NFPA262) Plenum

Specifications

Download Drawing
Part NumberDescriptionUOMODWeightPDFDWG/ZIP 
OCC-UE64R-XXCategory 6 UTP CMR CableBox0.22" Download Download
OCC-UE64PLM-XXCategory 6 UTP CMP CableBox0.21" Download Download
* Replace "xx" with color code: 05 = Blue, 07 = White.  Other colors available, contact OCC Inside Sales for available colors.

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