Hazardous Cat 5e alert: The week's top stories

UL warns that Logico brand Category 5e cable may be hazardous; Jury awards $130 million to Missouri landowners over fiber-optic cable use; Quick tip for better cable management.

Hazardous Cat 5e alert: The week's top stories
Hazardous Cat 5e alert: The week's top stories

Here are the past week's top 5 trending news stories from the cabling, wireless, and data center infrastructure industries, as compiled by Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and CablingInstall.com.

Hazardous Cat 5e alert: The week's top storiesHazardous Cat 5e alert: The week's top stories

UL warns that Logico brand Category 5e cable may be hazardous --Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recently issued a public notice with a warning that Category 5e cable sold under the brand name Logico may be hazardous.

Arlington Industries defeats Bridgeport Fittings’ challenge to duplex connector patent per USPTOArlington Industries defeats Bridgeport Fittings’ challenge to duplex connector patent per USPTO

Jury awards $130 million to Missouri landowners over fiber-optic cable use --A Missouri federal jury found that Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative owes about $130 million in damages to landowners, in a long-running suit over a fiber-optic cable used for telecommunications purposes.

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Quick tip for better cable management --A cabling installer on Youtube calling himself the FiberNinja came up with this quick tip for reducing cable management.

Arlington honors national and regional sales reps at NEMRAArlington honors national and regional sales reps at NEMRA

Drop-in floor boxes for easy installation --New from Arlington Industries, the 'Drop In Floor Box Kit' guarantees "low cost, flush-to-floor receptacle installation in 15 minutes."

The second-generation Cablocut from Cablofil runs on a standard Makita lithium-ion battery system. The tool from Legrand can slice steel and stainless steel cable tray up to 6 mm in diameter.The second-generation Cablocut from Cablofil runs on a standard Makita lithium-ion battery system. The tool from Legrand can slice steel and stainless steel cable tray up to 6 mm in diameter.

Battery-powered cable tray cutter --Legrand recently introduced the second generation of its Cablocut battery-powered cable tray cutter.

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