Ethernet cable Category 6A, Class EA for highly flexible use - verified up to 500 MHz

Industrial Ethernet cable Cat.6A for highflexible use in drag chain, 4 pairs, PVC or PUR outer sheath with UL-approval, 4x2xAWG24/7

  • CAT.6A for drag chain, qualified for 10Gbit/s
  • For PROFINET applications with 4 pairs

Supplementary automation components from LappMechanical and plant engineeringWind EnergyMechanical resistancePower chainRobustInterference signalsUV-resistant


Article number Article designationNumber of pairs and AWG per conductorCore diameter in mmOuter diameter mmCopper index (kg/km)Weight (kg/km)
PVC sheath
ETHERLINE® FD CAT.6A4x2xAWG24/71.38.94488
PUR outer sheath, halogen-free
ETHERLINE® FD P CAT.6A4x2xAWG24/71.38.94490


  • For use in power chains and moving machinery parts in dry or damp rooms
  • 4pair: 100Mbit/s up to 10 Gbit/s for Industrial Ethernet
  • Premium screening against electromagnetic interference
  • Can be used for Industrial Ethernet in harsh industrial environments

Application range

  • For highly flexible applications
    (e.g. power chains)
  • Wiring of machines, tools, devices, appliances and control cabinets
  • suitable for EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP applications

Product features

  • PUR version is halogen-free according to VDE 0472-815
  • Oil-resistant acc. IEC 60811-2-1
  • CAT.6A for drag chain, qualified for 10Gbit/s
  • Meets the requirements according to CAT.6A, ISO/IEC 11801 and EN 50173
  • min. 2.5 million bending cycles in the power chain

Norm references / Approvals

  • electrical requirements acc. to IEC 61156-6
  • PUR cable is UL/CSA-certified (CMX)
  • PUR versions: UL AWM Style 21576
  • PVC cable is UL/CSA-certified (CM)
  • Flame retardant acc. to IEC 60332-1-2

Product Make-up

  • 7-wire tinned stranded copper conductor
  • Core insulation: Based on Polyolefin
  • S/FTP: copper braid as overall screening and pair screening with aluminium compound foil
  • Outer sheath: PUR/PVC
  • 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

Minimum bending radius

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

Characteristic impedance

  • nom. 100 Ω acc. to IEC 61156-6

Temperature range

  • Cable with PUR jacket
    Fixed installation: -40°C to +80°C
    Flexing: -30°C to +70°C
  • Cable with PVC jacket
    Fixed installation: -40°C to +80°C
    Flexing: -10°C bis +70°C

  • Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values. Detailed values (e.g. tolerances) are available upon request.
  • PROFINET® is a registered trademark of the PNO (PROFIBUS user organisation)
  • 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.
  • UL certifications can be found in the data sheet.