Industrial Ethernet Cables feature bonded-pair technology.

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DataTuff 7932A 2-pair, 24 AWG, unshielded, Category 5e cable is CMR FT4 rated with solid bare copper conductors, polyolefin insulation, and industrial-grade, sunlight- and oil-resistant PVC jacket. Water-blocked for burial applications, DataTuff 7934A consists of 4-pair, 24 AWG, unshielded Enhanced Category 5e cable with solid bare copper conductors, polyolefin insulation, and sunlight- and oil-resistant black polyethylene jacket. Both are Ethernet/IP compliant.

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Belden Expands Line Of Datatuff Industrial Ethernet Cables With Addition of 2- And 4-Pair Category 5e Cables

RICHMOND, IN - Belden CDT Electronics Division, a world leader in the development of specialty cable products for industrial, commercial, broadcast and residential markets, announces that it has once again expanded its line of DataTuff Category 5e and Category 6 Industrial Ethernet cables. Two new Category 5e cables have been added to Belden's comprehensive selection of Industrial Ethernet cables, which includes DataTuff Cat 5e and Cat 6 twisted pair copper cables and TrayOptic fiber optic cables.

Both of the new DataTuff copper cables feature Belden's patented Bonded-Pair technology which assures superior electrical performance before and after installation. Belden calls this after-installation performance capability Installable Performance.

Belden's new Bonded-Pair DataTuff cables include:

- Belden 7932A - 2-pair, 24 AWG, unshielded, Category 5e Bonded-Pair cable is CMR FT4 rated, features solid bare copper conductors, polyolefin insulation, industrial grade sunlight- and oil-resistant PVC jacket (Black or Teal), and is EtherNet/IP compliant.

- Belden 7934A - 4-pair, 24 AWG, unshielded, Enhanced Category 5e Bonded-Pair cable features solid bare copper conductors, polyolefin insulation, sunlight- and oil-resistant black polyethylene jacket, and is EtherNet/IP compliant. The cable is waterblocked for burial applications.

All of Belden's Industrial Ethernet cables are expertly designed and engineered to provide superior performance and reliability. They are ruggedly constructed to withstand harsh industrial and environmental conditions - including sunlight, temperature variations, oil and gasoline, crushing and abrasion. As a result, the cables ensure optimum network performance and uptime and avoid transmission errors that can lead to unsafe conditions or interruption of critical industrial control functions.

For more information about Belden's DataTuff and TrayOptic Industrial Ethernet cables, contact Belden CDT Electronics Division, P.O. Box 1980, Richmond, Indiana 47375, or call 1-800-BELDEN-4 to request New Product Bulletin NP231. FAX: 765-983-5294. Or visit the Web site:

About Belden CDT Electronics Division
Belden CDT Electronics Division, a unit of Belden CDT Inc., is a leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of cable products for the entertainment, residential, industrial and security markets. It also provides highly engineered products for both the aerospace and automotive markets. Belden CDT Electronics Division is headquartered in Richmond, Indiana, it has manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe and distribution centers in the U.S., Canada, Singapore, Australia and the Netherlands. A majority of Belden's manufacturing, engineering and support functions are registered to the International Organization for Standardization.

Belden CDT Inc., formed in July 2004 through the merger of Belden Inc. and Cable Design Technologies Corp., is one of the largest U.S.-based manufacturers of high-speed electronic cables and focuses on products for the specialty electronics and data networking markets, including connectivity.

*EtherNet/IP is a trademark of ControlNet International, Ltd. under license by Open DeviceNet Vendor Association, Inc.

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