Testing Services target copper cabling products.
September 27, 2006 -
Performance Testing Services are available to TIA/EIA 568B.2 Addendum 10 as well as Technical Systems Bulletin TSB-155, entitled Guidelines for Assessment and Mitigation of Installed Cat 6 Cabling to Support 10GBase-T. Offerings include all applicable alien measurements as required by standard, which can provide critical performance information. Options are available for either performance verification and follow-up service, or one-time letter report service.
Original Press release
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL)
333-T Pfingsten Rd.
Northbrook, IL, 60062
UL Expands Performance Verification Services for Copper Cabling Products
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 6 / In response to industry demand, Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) announces the availability of additional performance testing services to the latest draft of TIA/EIA 568B.2, Addendum 10 (Augmented Cat 6 requirements, including alien measurements).
As a supplement to this new service, UL also offers performance testing services to the latest draft of Technical Systems Bulletin TSB-155, entitled "Guidelines for the Assessment and Mitigation of Installed Cat 6 Cabling to Support 10GBase-T." These guidelines contain additional recommendations to further characterize existing Cat 6 cabling as specified in TIA568B.2-1 for 10GBase-T applications.
These new service offerings include all applicable alien measurements as required by the standard. The alien measurements can provide critical performance information for 10GBase-T product testing and deployment.
These services are available at UL's Center of Excellence for LAN Cabling Product Testing, located in Melville, NY. UL can also provide these services under its Witness Test Data Program by verifying the acceptability of test equipment, methods and samples at the manufacturer's facility.
UL's current performance testing services for copper cabling products offer the options of either performance verification and follow-up service, or a one-time letter report service.
For additional information on UL's Performance Verification Services, please contact Rob Bellassai at +1-631-546-2871, via email at Robert.W.Bellassai@us.ul.com or visit the web at http://ul.com/lancable .
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for more than 110 years. UL tests more than 19,000 types of products annually, and more than 19 billion UL Marks appear on products each year. Worldwide, UL's family of companies and its network of service providers include 58 laboratories, and testing and certification facilities.
CONTACT: Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Supervisor, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., +1-847-830-1404, or Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com
Web site: http://ul.com/lancable