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Easy Trick for Separating and Untwisted UTP Pairs

Michael Accetta

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On August 1st In Tools,Wire and Cable
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For the longest time, the common method for preparing a Cat5e/6 cable for termination has been to separate about two inches of the end of the outside jacket to expose the UTP pairs and begin untwisting the four individual pairs by hand. The piece of the jacket that was removed is typically discarded. What if […]

Indoor/Outdoor Rated Fiber Reduces Installation Costs

Michael Accetta

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On January 18th In Wire and Cable
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  As IP Security applications and other technology continues to demand increased bandwidth to manage large amounts of data, we have seen a rise in the use of fiber optic cables in between buildings as well as within structures. While many fiber cables on the market are ruggedized for outdoor installations, whether overhead, direct burial […]