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DIW6 - CAT3 Backbone, 6pr, UTP, PVC Jkt, CMR


CAT3, DIW 6-Pair, U/UTP-unshielded, Riser-CMR, Premise Horizontal cable, 24 AWG solid bare copper conductors, PVC insulation, ripcord, PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Premise Backbone Cable

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
24SolidBC - Bare Copper6
Conductor Count: 12
Total Number of Pairs: 6
Insulation
Material
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Bonded-Pair: N/A
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Blue & Blue
2White/Orange & Orange
3White/Green & Green
4White/Brown & Brown
5White/Slate & Slate
6Red/Blue & Blue
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.203 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km5 %
Capacitance
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/100m17 pF/ft
Delay
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
16 MHz543 ns/100m45 ns/100m68%
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. ACR [dB]Min. PSACR [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
0.772 MHz2.2 dB/100m47.0 dB43.0 dB50.1 dB46.1 dB
1 MHz2.6 dB/100m45.0 dB41.0 dB47.8 dB43.8 dB12.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
4 MHz5.6 dB/100m36.0 dB32.0 dB36.0 dB32.0 dB12.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
8 MHz8.5 dB/100m31.0 dB28.0 dB28.3 dB24.3 dB12.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
10 MHz9.7 dB/100m30.0 dB26.0 dB26.2 dB22.3 dB12.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
16 MHz13.1 dB/100m27.0 dB23.0 dB20.1 dB16.1 dB10.0 dB100 ± 15 Ohm
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Storage Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 23 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 55 lbs
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 2.0 in
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.0 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMR
Data Category: Category 3
ANSI Compliance: S-90-661-2012 Category 3, ANSI/NEMA WC-63.1 Category 3
Telecommunications Standards: ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 3
Third Party Performance Verification: Category 3

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Riser
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): 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): 2005-08-19
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Aerial: No
Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Non-Halogenated: No
Suitability - Oil Resistance: No
Suitability - Outdoor: No
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: No

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT4
UL Flammability: UL 1666 Riser
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
DIW6 7321000OliveReel1,000 ft612825060864
DIW6 7321000OliveReel1,000 ft612825060864
Patent: https://www.belden.com/resources/patents

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system. Print Includes Descending Footage/Meter Markings.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.310 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-08-19
Belden-Copper-Catalog-2016.pdf
Copper-Structured-Cabling-Design-Guide.pdf
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