Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

2140A - Category 6 Indoor/OSP/CM-LS F/UTP LSZH Cable

CAT6 (250 MHz), 4 Pair, F/UTP-Foil Shielded, Indoor/Outdoor OSP/CM-LS, Premise Horizontal Cable, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, Polyolefin Insulation, Patented X-Spline, Gel-Filled, Haloarrest® LSZH Inner Jacket, Overall Beldfoil® Shield with Drain Wire, Ripcord, UV-Resistant Flame Retardant Haloarrest® LSZH Outer Jacket

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
Suitable Applications: OSP-Outdoor, Premise Horizontal Cable, Gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseTX, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155ATM, 622ATM, NTSC/PAL Component or Composite Video, AES/EBU, Digital Video, RS-422, 350MHz Category 6, Duct

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
23SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Total Number of Conductors: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
Conductor Size: 23 AWG
Insulation
Material
PO - Polyolefin
Bonded-Pair: N/A
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange
3White/Green Stripe & Green
4White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterRipcord
PE - PolyethyleneHaloarrest®0.270 inNo
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWG
TapeAluminum Foil-Polyester TapeBeldfoil®100.0 %TC - Tinned Copper26
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterRipcord
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero HalogenHaloarrest®0.360 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km3.0 %
Capacitance
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
160 pF/100m15.7 pF/ft
Delay
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m65.0 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [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 ImpedanceMin. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2.0 dB/100m74.3 dB72.3 dB70.3 dB67.8 dB64.8 dB20.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm40.0 dB35.0 dB
4 MHz3.8 dB/100m65.3 dB63.3 dB59.5 dB55.7 dB52.7 dB23.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm40.0 dB23.0 dB
8 MHz5.3 dB/100m60.8 dB58.8 dB53.4 dB49.7 dB46.7 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm40.0 dB16.9 dB
10 MHz6.0 dB/100m59.3 dB57.3 dB51.4 dB47.8 dB44.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm40.0 dB15.0 dB
16 MHz7.6 dB/100m56.3 dB54.3 dB46.7 dB43.7 dB40.7 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm38.0 dB10.9 dB
20 MHz8.5 dB/100m54.8 dB52.8 dB44.3 dB41.7 dB38.7 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm37.0 dB9.0 dB
25 MHz9.5 dB/100m53.3 dB51.3 dB41.8 dB39.8 dB36.8 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm36.0 dB7.0 dB
31.25 MHz10.7 dB/100m51.9 dB49.9 dB39.2 dB37.9 dB34.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm35.1 dB5.1 dB
62.5 MHz15.4 dB/100m47.4 dB45.4 dB30.0 dB31.8 dB28.8 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm32.0 dB
100 MHz19.8 dB/100m44.3 dB42.3 dB22.5 dB27.8 dB24.8 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm30.0 dB
155 MHz25.2 dB/100m41.5 dB39.5 dB14.3 dB23.9 dB20.9 dB18.8 dB100 ± 22 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm28.1 dB
200 MHz29.0 dB/100m39.8 dB37.8 dB8.8 dB21.7 dB18.7 dB18.0 dB100 ± 22 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm27.0 dB
250 MHz32.8 dB/100m38.3 dB36.3 dB3.5 dB19.8 dB16.8 dB17.3 dB100 ± 32 Ohm100 ± 15 Ohm26.0 dB
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C
UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Storage Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Cold Bend Test: -20°C Compliance per UL 1581
Bulk Cable Weight: 31 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 25 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.0 in
Min Bend Radius/Installation: 3.75 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CM-LS
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM-LS
ISO/IEC Compliance: 11801 ed 2.2 (2011) Class E
ANSI/TIA Category: Category 6
ANSI Compliance: S-116-732-2013 Category 6, ANSI/NEMA WC-66 Category 6
Telecommunications Standards: ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 6
IEEE Specification: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
Other Specification: Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S-56-434, Broadband Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S-99-689, Indoor/Outdoor Use ANSI/ICEA S-100-685, Verified Category 6
Other Standards: -LS PER UL 1685

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/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: Yes
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU REACH SVHC Compliance (yyyy-mm-dd): 2017-07-10
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-07-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: Yes - When supported by messenger wire
Suitability - Burial: Yes - Engineered burial only
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Non-Halogenated: Yes
Suitability - Oil Resistance: No
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL 1685 (UL 1581) Vertical Tray
UL Voltage Rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #Color
2140A 0101000Black
Patent: http://www.belden.com/p
Date: 2005-07-01
Belden-Copper-Catalog-2016.pdf
Copper-Structured-Cabling-Design-Guide.pdf
No accessories are available for this product