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50106XU - 50106XU Industrial Cat6 Cable, U/UTP, 4 Pair, AWG 24 Stranded, PE/PVC, High-Flex

U/UTP, Category 6, 4-Pair, 24 AWG Stranded Bare Copper Conductors, Polyethylene Insulation, PVC Jacket, High Flexibility

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Interconnecting Industrial Ethernet Switches, IP controllers, media convertors, distributed control system, programmable logic controller and transmitting industrial protocol data signals. Suitable for transmitting 1000BASE-TX Gigabit Ethernet, 100BASE-T Fast Ethernet, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155ATM, 622ATM, RS-422, 250MHz Category 6, EtherCAT. Stranded conductor highly applicable for flexible installation. These are highly durable & ruggedized cables for both indoor and outdoor use meeting IEC 60332-1 flame rating.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

24StrandedBC - Bare Copper
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
PO - Polyolefin
Color Chart
Pair 1White / Blue & Blue
Pair 2White / Orange & Orange
Pair 3White / Green & Green
Pair 4White / Brown & Brown
Outer Shield Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride6.3 mm

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax DCR Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]
93.8 Ohm/km5 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
5,600 pF/100m330 pF/100m
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
Max. DelayMax. Delay Skew
538 ns/100m45 ns/100m
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB]Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]
1 MHz2.4 dB/100m74.3 dB72.7 dB67.8 dB64.8 dB20 dB
4 MHz4.5 dB/100m65.3 dB63.3 dB55.8 dB52.8 dB23 dB
8 MHz6.4 dB/100m60.8 dB58.8 dB49.7 dB46.7 dB24.5 dB
10 MHz7.1 dB/100m59.3 dB57.3 dB47.8 dB44.8 dB25 dB
16 MHz9.1 dB/100m56.2 dB54.2 dB43.7 dB40.7 dB25 dB
20 MHz10.2 dB/100m54.8 dB52.8 dB41.8 dB38.8 dB25 dB
25 MHz11.4 dB/100m53.3 dB51.3 dB39.8 dB36.8 dB24.2 dB
31.25 MHz12.8 dB/100m51.9 dB49.9 dB37.9 dB34.9 dB23.3 dB
62.5 MHz18.5 dB/100m47.4 dB45.4 dB31.9 dB28.9 dB20.7 dB
100 MHz23.8 dB/100m44.3 dB42.3 dB27.8 dB24.8 dB19 dB
200 MHz34.8 dB/100m39.8 dB37.8 dB21.8 dB18.8 dB16.4 dB
250 MHz39.4 dB/100m38.3 dB36.3 dB19.8 dB16.8 dB15.6 dB
Table Notes: Limits below 4MHz are for information only.
UL Voltage RatingVoltage Rating [V]
300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2095)300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2095)

Temperature Range

Operating Temp Range: -20°C To 75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Flex Cycle Rating: = 2 million
Bulk Cable Weight: 42 kg/km
Max. Pull Tension: 110 N
Min. Bend Radius During Installation: 50.4 mm


IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801
Data Category: Category 6
ANSI Compliance: ANSI/TIA 568-D.2

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor/Outdoor
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Oil Resistance: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS (UL AWM Style 2095)

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLength
50106XU 010305MBlackReel305 m
50106XU 006305MBlueReel305 m
50106XU 008305MGrayReel305 m
Footnote: For more order number information, please approach your Belden sales representative freely


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.60 Revision Date: 03-16-2021
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