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11872A - DataTuff® Cat 6, (4 pr) 23 AWG Solid BC, PO/PVC/PVC, CM, Upjacketed

11872A-DataTuff® Cat 6, (4 pr&#

Four Cat 6 23 AWG Bonded-Pairs solid bare copper conductors, polyolefin insulation, PVC inner jacket, industrial grade PVC outer jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Industrial Ethernet Cable, Harsh Environments, 350 MHz Enhanced Category 6, Gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseTX, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155ATM, 622ATM, NTSC/PAL Component or Composite Video, AES/EBU Digital Audio, AES51, RS-422, RJ-45 Compatible

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
23SolidBC - Bare Copper0.022 in4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
AWG Size: 23
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PO - Polyolefin0.038 in0.009 in
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange
3White/Green Stripe & Green
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride.365 x .165 inYes
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
Industrial Grade PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride.475 x .265 in0.035 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
9 Ohm/1000ft3 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
49.2 pF/ft15 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
510 ns/100m25 ns/100m70 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. ACR [dB]Min. PSACR [dB]Min. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB]Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)
1 MHz1.9 dB/100m74.3 dB72.3 dB72.4 dB70.4 dB67.8 dB64.8 dB20 dB100 ± 12 Ohm
4 MHz3.7 dB/100m65.3 dB63.3 dB61.6 dB59.6 dB55.7 dB52.7 dB23 dB100 ± 12 Ohm
8 MHz5.3 dB/100m60.3 dB58.8 dB55.5 dB53.5 dB49.7 dB46.7 dB24.5 dB100 ± 12 Ohm
10 MHz5.9 dB/100m59.3 dB57.3 dB53.4 dB51.4 dB47.8 dB44.8 dB25 dB100 ± 12 Ohm
16 MHz7.5 dB/100m56.3 dB54.3 dB48.7 dB46.7 dB43.7 dB40.7 dB25 dB100 ± 12 Ohm
20 MHz8.4 dB/100m54.8 dB52.8 dB46.4 dB44.4 dB41.7 dB38.7 dB25 dB100 ± 12 Ohm
25 MHz9.5 dB/100m53.4 dB51.4 dB43.9 dB41.9 dB39.8 dB36.8 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
31.25 MHz10.6 dB/100m51.9 dB49.9 dB41.2 dB39.2 dB37.9 dB34.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
62.5 MHz15.4 dB/100m47.4 dB45.4 dB32 dB30 dB31.8 dB28.8 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
100 MHz19.8 dB/100m44.3 dB42.3 dB24.5 dB22.5 dB27.8 dB24.8 dB21 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
155 MHz25.1 dB/100m41.5 dB39.5 dB16.3 dB14.3 dB23.9 dB20.9 dB21 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
200 MHz29 dB/100m39.9 dB37.9 dB10.8 dB10 dB21.7 dB18.7 dB21 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
250 MHz32.8 dB/100m38.3 dB36.3 dB5.5 dB3.5 dB19.8 dB16.8 dB18 dB100 ± 20 Ohm
300 MHz35.2 dB/100m37.2 dB34.2 dB0.7 dB0 dB18.2 dB15.2 dB18 dB100 ± 20 Ohm
310 MHz37.1 dB/100m36.9 dB34.9 dB0 dB17.9 dB14.9 dB18 dB100 ± 20 Ohm
350 MHz39.8 dB/100m36.2 dB34.2 dB16.9 dB13.9 dB17 dB100 ± 22 Ohm
400 MHz43 dB/100m35.3 dB33.3 dB15.7 dB12.7 dB14 dB100 ± 32 Ohm
500 MHz49 dB/100m33.8 dB31.8 dB13.8 dB10.8 dB14 dB100 ± 32 Ohm
UL Voltage Rating
300V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -10°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -25°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 59 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 45 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 0.1 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR, UL444
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMR
CPR Euroclass: Eca
Data Category: Category 6

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-04
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1666 Riser
CSA Flammability: FT1

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): No
Item #ColorFootnote
11872A 0101000BLACKC
11872A 0081000GRAYC
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: US Patent #'s 5, 606, 151; 5, 734, 126; 5, 821, 467 **Values above 350 MHz are information only
Date: 2004-01-04
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