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Shielded Twisted Pair Cable (FTP), 10/25 pairs, Solid, Outdoor, with Messenger (Category 3)

1 – Jacket
2 – Shield-foil
3 – Protective skin
4 – Rip-cord
5 – Drain wire
6 – Polymer tape
7 – Solid twisted pair
8 – Messenger
Specifications:
Meets EIA/TIA 568-B.2 for category 3 requirements
Fire protection – CMX
The cable meets IEC 60332-1 fire safety standard

Description:
Shielded Copper cable, 10, 25 pairs, category 3, solid, with messenger
Shield – aluminum foil
Cable is used for outdoor installation

Materials:
Conductive material: wire made of soft annealed electrolytic copper
Conductor insulation: HDPE
The cable jacket: UV resistant black PE
An aluminum tape shield is helically applied over the cable core with a minimum overlap of 25% or 5 mm (0.19")
Messenger

Technical characteristics:
Conductor diameter: 0.5 mm (0.019") (24 AWG)
Insulated conductor diameter: 0.9 mm (0.035")
Outer cable diameter: 14 mm – 18 mm (0.55" – 0.7")
Jacket thickness: 1.0 mm – 1.5 mm (0.039" – 0.059")
Messenger diameter: 3.0 mm (0.12")
Maximum strand pitch: 150 mm (5.9")
Minimum bend radius: 20 outer cable diameters
Conductor elongation: 14% minimum
Rip cord has a breaking strength of 10 kg (98 N)
Drain wire diameter: 0.5 mm (0.019")
Installation temperature: -10°C – +50°C (+23°F – +122°F)
Operating temperature: -40°C – +70°C (-40°F – +158°F)
Weight per 1000 ft (304.8 m): 50.3 kg – 234.7 kg (110.9 lbs – 517.4 lbs)
Standard package: 500 m (1640 ft)

Electrical characteristics:
Max DC Resistance at 20°C (68°F) 9.38 Ohm/100 m (2.86 Ohm/100 ft)
Max Resistance Unbalance 5%
Max Capacitance unbalance pair-to-ground at 1kHz 330 pF/100 m (100.58 pF/ 100ft)
Characteristic Impedance at 1-16 MHz 85-115 Ohm
Min worst pair Structural Return Loss (SRL)
at 10 MHz
at 16 MHz

12 dB
10 dB
Max attenuation at 20°C (68°F)
at 64 kHz
at 256 kHz
at 512 kHz
at 772 kHz
at 1 MHz
at 4 MHz
at 8 MHz
at 10 MHz
at 16 MHz

0.9 dB/100 m (0.27 dB/100 ft)
1.3 dB/100 m (0.40 dB/100 ft)
1.8 dB/100 m (0.55 dB/100 ft)
2.2 dB/100 m (0.67 dB/100 ft)
2.6 dB/100 m (0.79 dB/100 ft)
5.6 dB/100 m (1.70 dB/100 ft)
8.5 dB/100 m (2.59 dB/100 ft)
9.7 dB/100 m (2.96 dB/100 ft)
13.1 dB/100 m (3.99 dB/100 ft)
Min worst pair to pair NEXT loss
at 772 kHz
at 1 MHz
at 4 MHz
at 8 MHz
at 10 MHz
at 16 MHz

43 dB
41 dB
32 dB
27 dB
26 dB
23 dB
Min Relative Velocity of Propagation at 10 MHz 0.585

Ordering:
FTPXX-C3-SOLID-SW-OUTDOOR Shielded twisted pair cable (FTP), 10/25 pairs, solid, outdoor, with messenger (category 3)

XX – pair quantity: 10, 25