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tech talk Learn more at for tomorrow's standards The technological advance of industrial automation and the increased need for networked connectivity have driven Ethernet protocol to be the cornerstone of today's modern cable applications. Since technical standards are constantly evolving, industrial Ethernet cables must develop concurrently. Traditional Ethernet cables are used for data transmissions between individual functions within a local area network. The same Ethernet protocol that has been established in networking has also made its way into industrial automation, as the Internet of Things (IoT) has driven demand for these types of cables. Ethernet ports can now be found on virtually all aspects of automation, from motor drives and PLCs to cameras and robots. Finding an Ethernet cable that can handle the mechanical demands of industrial applications and still function electrically, in accordance to the various Ethernet protocols, is a major challenge that customers face. It is also difficult, yet critical, for customers to find an Ethernet cable that combines high frequency and bandwidth with extended service life. To meet these requirements, chainflex Ethernet cables from igus ® are highly recommended. These cables meet various criteria, from electrical parameters such as transmission specifications, to mechanical parameters such as linear and torsional movement, reduced bend radii, appropriate temperature ranges, and chemical and oil resistance. chainflex ® Ethernet range and advanced features Innovative Ethernet Cables The range of Ethernet solutions from igus ® is vast. There are 35 raw cable options to choose from, as well as 12 families and over 300 configurations of readycable connectorized assemblies. For any system, igus ® offers Ethernet cables for CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6a and CAT7 so that the right solution for all data volumes is available. CAT5e and CAT6 chainflex ® Ethernet cables are now designed with UL 300 V Power over Ethernet, or PoE. This means that the two Ethernet cables offer the possibility of connecting terminals that handle a supply through a network line. They also feature jacket materials that are hydrolysis and jacket, are PVC and halogen-free, oil and bio-oil resistant, PVC and halogen-free, and hydrolysis and

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