Ethernet cable Category 5e, Class D for flexible use - verified up to 100 MHz

Industrial Ethernet cable Cat.5e for flexible use; halogenfree or PUR (AWM-approval) outer sheath material, design 2 or 4 x2xAWG26/7

  • Industrial Ethernet cable
  • Cat.5e
  • Only for patch cable applications
    (max. 60 m)

Supplementary automation components from LappHalogen-freeMechanical resistanceRobustInterference signals


Article number Article designationNumber of pairs and AWG per conductorCore diameter in mmOuter diameter mmCopper index (kg/km)Weight (kg/km)
2-pair version
Halogen-free jacket
ETHERLINE® H Flex CAT.5e2 x 2 x AWG26/715.61943
PUR outer sheath, halogen-free
ETHERLINE® P Flex CAT.5e2 x 2 x AWG26/715.61945
4-pair version
Halogen-free jacket
ETHERLINE® H Flex CAT.5e4 x 2 x AWG26/716.12548
PUR outer sheath, halogen-free
ETHERLINE® P Flex CAT.5e4 x 2 x AWG26/716.12554
PVC outer sheath
ETHERLINE® Y Flex CAT.5e4 x2 x AWG26/716.23054


  • Seamless communication from the sensor/actuator level to the Internet
  • Screened against interference
  • Can be used in dry or damp rooms
  • Can be used for Industrial Ethernet in harsh industrial environments
  • cables with PUR jacket: 1000 V UL- rating for installation next to power cables

Application range

  • 2pair: 10/100 Mbit/s for Industrial Ethernet
  • 4pair: 10/100/1000 Mbit/s for Industrial Ethernet
  • suitable for EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP applications
  • For flexible applications
    (7-wire stranded conductor)
  • Only for patch cable applications
    (max. 60 m)

Product features

  • High-quality, double screening ensures high transmission reliability in areas with electromagnetic interference
  • PUR outer sheath is highly resistant to mineral oils and abrasion

Norm references / Approvals

  • PUR cables: halogenfree acc. to VDE 0472-815
  • PVC version with UL/CSA (CMG) certification
  • PUR versions: UL AWM Style 21576
  • Flame-retardant according IEC 60332-1-2
  • Halogenfree cables: halogenfree according to IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2

Product Make-up

  • Stranded conductor, bare, 7-wire
  • Core insulation made of foam skin
  • 2 or 4-pair version
  • SF/UTP: braid of tinned copper wire and plastic laminated aluminum foil as overall screening
  • Outer sheath as either PVC, PUR or LSZH
  • Colour: water blue (similar to RAL 5021)
  • PVC jacket colour: green (similar to RAL 6018)

Classification ETIM 5

  • ETIM 5.0 Class-ID: EC000830
  • ETIM 5.0 Class-Description: Data cable

Classification ETIM 6

  • ETIM 6.0 Class-ID: EC000830
  • ETIM 6.0 Class-Description: Data cable

Peak operating voltage

  • (not for power applications) 125 V

Minimum bending radius

  • Fixed installation: 8 x outer diameter
  • Flexing: 15 x outer diameter

Test voltage

  • Core/core: 1000 V
  • Core/screen: 500 V

Characteristic impedance

  • nom. 100 Ω acc. to IEC 61156-5

Temperature range

  • cable with PUR jacket
    Fixed installation: VDE -30°C to +80°C; UL/CSA -30°C to +80°C
    flexing: VDE -5°C to +50°C; UL/CSA -5°C to +80°C
  • cable halogenfree compound
    Fixed installation: -30°C to +80°C
    flexing: -5°C to +60°C
    cable with PVC jacket
    Fixed installation: -40°C to +80°C
    flexing: -10°C to +70°C

  • Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values. Detailed values (e.g. tolerances) are available upon request.
  • Please find our standard lengths at:
  • Packaging size: coil ≤ 30 kg or ≤ 250 m, otherwise drum
  • Detailed data sheets are available upon request. Please specify the type/dimensions of the required cable.
  • Photographs and graphics are not to scale and do not represent detailed images of the respective products.