Cabling Standards

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How the trade war and tariffs affect cabling professionals

July 12, 2018
A blog post from Belden’s Dwayne Crawford brings a close-to-home perspective to the ongoing trade war.
The Category 6A channel adapter for Ideal Networks' LanTEK III cable certifier uses the 'centered' jack necessary to measure performance of modular plug terminated links.

For Ideal’s LanTEK III cable certifier, a software update enables MPTL certification

June 27, 2018
The Category 6A channel adapter on Ideal Networks’ LanTEK III uses the approved ‘centered’ jack that measures RJ45 plug performance.
Tips on deploying 28 AWG patch cords for PoE power delivery

New cabling standard, TIA-568.2-D, recognizes 28-AWG patch cords

June 25, 2018
The ANSI/TIA-568.2-D standard requires de-rating of the 100-meter channel length when 28-AWG patch cords are used.
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Surtec achieves third-party certification of Category 8 channel

May 30, 2018
The company used its field-termination plugs and keystone jacks, along with Draka cable, to achieve compliance with the latest ISO Category 8 standard.
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Plenum Category 6 cable performs in wet environments

May 30, 2018
Hitachi Cable America’s DryBit eliminates the need to transition from outdoor to indoor-rated cable.