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2412D - Enhanced Category 6 Nonbonded-Pair Cables

2412D-Enhanced Category 6 Nonbonded-Pair

CAT6+ (300MHz), 4-Pair, U/UTP Unshielded, Premise Horizontal Cable, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, Polyolefin Insulation, PVC CMR rated jacket

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Euroclass Eca
Suitable Applications: Horizontal and building backbone cable; Support current and future Category 6 and 5e applications, such as: 1000Base - T (Gigabit Ethernet), 100 Base - T, 10 Base - T, FDDI, ATM

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Individual pair24SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
AWG Size: 24
ElementTypeMaterialNominal Diameter
Individual pairDielectricPolyethylene1 mm
Color Chart
Pair 1White/Blue & Blue
Pair 2White/Orange & Orange
Pair 3White/Green & Green
Pair 4White/Brown & Brown
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialColorNominal DiameterDiameter +/- ToleranceRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl ChlorideGrey, Blue, yellow, Green, Black and White5.5 mm0.3 mmYes

Construction and Dimensions

Min Elongation at Breakof Conductors: 10 %
Min Elongation at Breakof Insulation: 100 %
Min Elongation at Breakof Jacket: 100 %
Min Tensile Strength of Jacket: 17.2 MPa

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax DCR Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]Max. DCR Unbalanced Within Pair [%]
93.8 Ohm/km4 %2 Ohm
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceMax. Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
Max. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
25 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]Min. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2 dB/100m75.3 dB73.3 dB73.3 dB71.3 dB70.8 dB67.8 dB20 dB40 dB35 dB
4 MHz3.7 dB/100m66.3 dB64.3 dB62.6 dB60.6 dB58.8 dB55.8 dB23 dB40 dB23 dB
10 MHz5.8 dB/100m61.8 dB59.8 dB56 dB54 dB50.8 dB47.8 dB25 dB40 dB15 dB
16 MHz7.4 dB/100m58.6 dB56.6 dB51.2 dB49.2 dB46.7 dB43.7 dB25 dB38 dB10.9 dB
20 MHz8.3 dB/100m57.1 dB55.1 dB48.8 dB46.8 dB44.8 dB41.8 dB25 dB37 dB9 dB
31.2 MHz10.4 dB/100m54 dB52 dB43.6 dB41.6 dB40.9 dB37.9 dB23.6 dB35.1 dB5.1 dB
62.5 MHz15 dB/100m49.1 dB47.1 dB34.1 dB32.1 dB34.9 dB31.9 dB21.5 dB32.6 dB
100 MHz19.3 dB/100m45.8 dB43.8 dB26.5 dB24.5 dB30.8 dB27.8 dB20.8 dB30 dB
200 MHz28.3 dB/100m40.9 dB38.9 dB12.6 dB10.6 dB22.8 dB21.8 dB19.5 dB27 dB
250 MHz32.1 dB/100m39.3 dB37.3 dB7.2 dB5.2 dB22.8 dB19.8 dB18 dB26.5 dB
300 MHz35.6 dB/100m38.1 dB36.1 dB2.5 dB0.5 dB21.3 dB18.3 dB17.5 dB
High Freq Table Note: Limits below 4MHz are for information only.
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 A
Voltage Rating [V]
72 V

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: 0°C To +50°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 33 kg/km
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 80 N
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 44 mm
Min Bend Radius During Operation: 22 mm


ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2.2:2002/A2:2010/C1:2011
CPR Euroclass: Eca
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1 Ed. 3:2011
Data Category: Category 6
ANSI Compliance: ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-B.2-1 (2002)

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

CSA Flammability: UL 1666 FT 4
Burning Load: 360 kJ/m

Part Number

Item #Color
2412D.05A305GREEN, RAL 6018