Harting is launching a new generation of flexible data cables that guarantee transmission in accordance with the IEEE 802.3an 10 GBase-D Ethernet standard.
The new cables are designed to meet the demand for improved network components, which is rising rapidly with the constantly growing need for ever-higher bandwidths. This trend fundamentally affects the development of the associated cabling, which traditionally precedes the introduction of the active network components by a significant period.
Harting's new flexible 10 Gigabit Ethernet cables satisfy the requirements of Category 6A according to IEC 6156-6 and are enclosed in proven industrial-grade PVC or PUR cable sheaths. There are also two types with UL approval for the USA and Canadian markets, plus a special outdoor version.
The new flexible data cables feature a highly shielded PiMF (pairs in metal foil) design with optimised EMC characteristics for reliable data transmission. As a result, these cables are well suited to use in automation, machinery and control systems applications. They can also be used for higher-level building infrastructures whenever there is a call for special features, such as robustness and chemical resistance.
Harting says the AWG 26 wire is tested and released for use with all of it RJ45 products.
Follow the link to view a data sheet for the new Flexible 10 Gigabit Ethernet cables (120kB PDF).