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121872A - DataTuff® 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,

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
23SolidBC - Bare Copper0.022 in4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Insulation
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
Polyolefin0.038 in0.009 in
Bonded-Pair: Yes
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange
3White/Green Stripe & Green
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride.365 x .165 in
Outer Shield Material
Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.725 in0.05 in

Construction and Dimensions

Armor
Type of ArmorMaterialDiameter over Armoring
InterlockedAluminum0.625 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
90 Ohm/km3 %
Capacitance
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
49.2 pF/ft17 pF/ft
Delay
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)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
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -25°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Storage Temp Range: -40°C To +85°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 154 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 200 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 8.25 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CM, UL 444
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG, HL
CPR Euroclass: Eca
Data Category: Category 6
Telecommunications Standards: Category 6 - TIA 568.C.2, ISO/IEC 11801 Class E

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
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Oil Resistance: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
CSA Flammability: FT4
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
121872A 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825109037
121872A J221000Blue, StrongReel1,000 ft612825109013
121872A 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825109020
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Z - FINAL PUT-UP MAY VARY (= OR -) 10% FOR SPOOLS OR REELS AND (+ OR -) 5% FOR UNREEL CARTONS FROM LENGTH SHOWN.
Patent: https://www.belden.com/resources/patents

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.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.335 Revision Date: 05-26-2020
Date: 2004-01-04
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