- March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 - L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand, and a manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, has unveiled a line of Category 7 cables that are designed for 10GBASE-T, Cat7 to Cat6a, factory automation, outdoor industrial Ethernet and machine vision applications.
L-com’s Category 7 cables are constructed with an overall braid shield around individually shielded twisted pairs (S/FTP) and feature a die-cast metal RJ45 connector on each end. The halogen-free, TPU cable used in these assemblies is 10 Gig Category 7-rated, oil and UV resistant, flame resistant and is suitable for industrial or outdoor environments. Additionally, these cables have flex characteristics with a bend radius of 1.39 inches.
With included optional parts, the metal RJ45 connectors on these cables can be modified into a horizontal or vertical GigE configuration for machine vision applications. This unified GigE bracket contains spacers for 2 mm and 4 mm, making the plug compatible with either of the common machine vision standards. These cables have a temperature range rating to +60°C and are offered in off-the-shelf lengths of 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10 meters.