Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

IBDN25P - CAT5e Backbone, 25pr, UTP, LS-PVC Jkt, CMP

CAT5 (100MHz), 25-Pair, U/UTP-unshielded, Plenum-CMP, Premise Backbone Cable, 24 AWG solid bare copper conductors, FEP insulation, ripcord, FEP jacket

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Plenum
Suitable Applications: Premise Backbone Cable, Gigabit Ethernet, 100BaseTX, 100BaseVG ANYLAN, 155ATM, 622ATM, NTSC/PAL Component or Composite Video, AES/EBU Digital Audio, AES51, RS-422, Noisy Environments

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
24SolidBC - Bare Copper25
Conductor Count: 50
Total Number of Pairs: 25
Conductor Size: 24 AWG
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene
Bonded-Pair: N/A
Color Chart
1White & Blue
2White & Orange
3White & Green
4White & Brown
5White & Gray
6Red & Blue
7Red & Orange
8Red & Green
9Red & Brown
10Red & Gray
11Black & Blue
12Black & Orange
13Black & Green
14Black & Brown
15Black & Gray
16Yellow & Blue
17Yellow & Orange
18Yellow & Green
19Yellow & Brown
20Yellow & Gray
21Purple & Blue
22Purple & Orange
23Purple & Green
24Purple & Brown
25Purple & Gray
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.430 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR Unbalance
93.8 Ohm/km5 %
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom.Mutual Capacitance
330 pF/100m14 pF/ft
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100m72 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Fitted Impedance
1 MHz2.0 dB/100m62.3 dB20.0 dB100 ± 15%
4 MHz4.1 dB/100m53.3 dB23.0 dB100 ± 15%
8 MHz5.8 dB/100m48.8 dB24.5 dB100 ± 15%
10 MHz6.5 dB/100m47.3 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15%
16 MHz8.2 dB/100m44.3 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15%
20 MHz9.3 dB/100m42.8 dB25.0 dB100 ± 15%
25 MHz10.4 dB/100m41.3 dB24.3 dB100 ± 15%
31.25 MHz11.7 dB/100m39.9 dB23.6 dB100 ± 15%
62.5 MHz17.0 dB/100m35.4 dB21.5 dB100 ± 15%
100 MHz22.0 dB/100m32.3 dB20.1 dB100 ± 15%
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: 0°C To +60°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Storage Temp Range: -40°C To +60°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 137 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 150 lbs
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 8.75 in
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 4.5 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP
ISO/IEC Compliance: 11801 ed 2.2 (2011) Class D
Data Category: Category 5e
ANSI Compliance: S-90-661-2012 Category 5e, ANSI/NEMA WC-63.1 Category 5e
Telecommunications Standards: ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 5e
IEEE Specification: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3
Third Party Performance Verification: Category 5e

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): 2008-06-24
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


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: FT6
UL Flammability: NFPA 262 Plenum (UL 910)
CSA Flammability: FT6
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: IBDN25R
Item #ColorUPCLength
IBDN25P 0081000Gray6128250618921,000 ft
IBDN25P 0081000Gray6128250618921,000 ft
IBDN25P 008CUTGray612825061885
IBDN25P 008CUTGray6128250618851 ft

Product Notes

Notes: Print Includes Descending Footage/Meter Markings.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.319 Revision Date: 07-11-2019
Date: 2008-06-24
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