Ethernet cable Category 6, Class E for use in drag chain applications - verified up to 250 MHz

Article number Article designationNumber of pairs and AWG per conductorCore diameter in mmOuter diameter mmCopper index (kg/km)Weight (kg/km)
ETHERLINE® CAT.6 FD4 x 2 x AWG26/1917.83463


  • Highly flexible data cable with PUR outer sheath, meets the highest service life requirements, even under harsh climatic conditions
  • Premium screening against electromagnetic interference

Application range

  • For use in drag chains and moving machinery parts in dry or damp rooms
  • Only for patch cable applications
    (max. 60 m)
  • suitable for EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP applications
  • Plant engineering, machinery manufacturing
  • 4pair: 10/100/1000 Mbit/s for Industrial Ethernet

Product features

  • PUR outer sheath is resistant to most oils and hydraulic fluids
  • Cat.6 for drag chain
  • min. 1 million bending cycles in the drag chain

Norm references / Approvals

  • UL/CSA type CMX (UL 444)
  • Flame retardant acc. to IEC 60332-1-2

Product Make-up

  • Stranded conductor, tinned
  • AWG 26 (19-wire)
  • PP core insulation
  • Inner sheath: thermoplastic copolymer (FRNC)
  • SF/UTP: braid of tinned copper wire and plastic laminated aluminum foil as overall screening
  • PUR outer sheath, halogen-free
  • Colour: green (based on 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

  • max. 100 V (not for power applications)

Minimum bending radius

  • Fixed installation: 4 x outer diameter
  • Flexing: 7.5 x outer diameter

Test voltage

  • 700 V

Characteristic impedance

  • nom. 100 Ω acc. to IEC 61156-6

Temperature range

  • Fixed installation: -40°C to +80°C
  • Flexing: -30°C to +70°C

  • Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values. Detailed values (e.g. tolerances) are available upon request.
  • Copper price basis: EUR 150/100 kg. Refer to catalogue appendix T17 for the definition and calculation of copper-related surcharges.
  • Please find our standard lengths at:
  • Packaging size: coil ≤ 30 kg or ≤ 250 m, otherwise drum
  • Please specify the preferred type of packaging (e.g. 1 x 500 m drum or 5 x 100 m coils).
  • Photographs and graphics are not to scale and do not represent detailed images of the respective products.