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121872A - DataTuff® Cat 6, 4 Bonded-Pr #23 Sol BC, PO Ins, PVC Jkt, AIA Armor, PVC Jkt, CMG CM

Industrial Ethernet Cat 6, 4 Bonded-Pair 23AWG (Solid) Bare Copper, PO Insulation, PVC Inner Jacket, Aluminum Interlock Armor, PVC Outer Jacket, CMG CM

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: harsh environment, IIoT, factory or process automation, IP cameras and devices, data communication, etc. exposure to rodent, crush, or cut through force,
Patent: This product has one or more applicable patents. More information on patents can be found at

Construction Details

AWGStrandingMaterialNumber of Pairs
23SolidBC - Bare Copper4
MaterialNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
PO - Polyolefin0.038White/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: Yes
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.365 x 0.165 in
Armor Type & MaterialDiameter
AIA - Aluminum Interlock Armor0.625 in
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.725 in

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Mutual Capacitance
93.8 Ohm/km3%49.2 pF/ft17 pF/ft
Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. 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)Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
1 MHz1.9 dB/100m74.3 dB72.3 dB72.4 dB70.4 dB67.8 dB64.8 dB20 dB100 ± 12 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm
4 MHz3.7 dB/100m65.3 dB63.3 dB61.6 dB59.6 dB55.7 dB52.7 dB23 dB100 ± 12 Ohm100 ± 15
8 MHz5.3 dB/100m60.3 dB58.8 dB55.5 dB53.5 dB49.7 dB46.7 dB24.5 dB100 ± 12 Ohm100 ± 15
10 MHz5.9 dB/100m59.3 dB57.3 dB53.4 dB51.4 dB47.8 dB44.8 dB25 dB100 ± 12 Ohm100 ± 15
16 MHz7.5 dB/100m56.3 dB54.3 dB48.7 dB46.7 dB43.7 dB40.7 dB25 dB100 ± 12 Ohm100 ± 8
20 MHz8.4 dB/100m54.8 dB52.8 dB46.4 dB44.4 dB41.7 dB38.7 dB25 dB100 ± 12 Ohm100 ± 8
25 MHz9.5 dB/100m53.4 dB51.4 dB43.9 dB41.9 dB39.8 dB36.8 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 8
31.25 MHz10.6 dB/100m51.9 dB49.9 dB41.2 dB39.2 dB37.9 dB34.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 8
62.5 MHz15.4 dB/100m47.4 dB45.4 dB32 dB30 dB31.8 dB28.8 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 8
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 RatingNon-UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CM)300 V (CMG-HL)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL Rating.OperatingInstallationStorage
60°C-40°C To +75°C-25°C To +75°C-40°C To +85°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.
8.25 in
Max. Pull Tension: 200 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 154 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL 1685 (UL Loading), FT4, FT4, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: 800, CM
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG, HL, CMG-HL
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
Data Category: Category 6
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 6
CPR Euroclass: Eca
European Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE), REACH: 2020-01-16
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
121872A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825109037
121872A J221000Blue, StrongReel1,000 ft612825109013
121872A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825109020

Product Notes

Notes: US Patent #'s 5606151; 5734126; 5821467 **Values above 350 MHz are information only. Operating temperatures are subject to length de-rating. Cable passes -40C Cold Bend per UL 1581.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.383 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-04
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