SPEC 49002

24AWG 2 Pair Industrial Ethernet Cable

Cat 5e. CM. CMX. AWM Style 2463. 75°C. Sunlight Resistance. Outdoor Rated. RoHS-2



  1. Conductor:24AWG, stranded, tinned copper per ASTM B33 and B174
  2. Insulation:High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  3. Pairs:Color coded singles twisted into pairs
  4. Color Code:1PR - White/Green, Green; 2PR - White/Orange, Orange
  5. Assembly:Twisted pairs cabled together with filler and wrapped with clear polyester tape to form a round cable
  6. Jacket:Teal, Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE)

Applications and Features:

Unshielded Ethernet Cat 5e cable designed for the harsh industrial environment and suitable for continuous flexing cable track and torsion applications. For use for wiring network interconnections. Industrial strength jacket provides excellent resistance to low temperatures (-40°C), common oils and chemicals, flame, UV and weather exposure.


  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B174 Standard Specification for Bunch-Stranded Copper
  • UL 758 Standard for Appliance Wiring Material Style 2463 (80C, 600V)
  • UL 2250 Standard for Instrumentation Tray Cable
  • CSA C22.2 No.214 Communications cables
  • RoHS-2 (European Directive 2011/65/EU)
  • CE/RoHS-2 – The CE Marking has been applied solely to express the conformance to the material restrictions identified in the RoHS-2 (2011/65/EU) Directive
  • Sample Print Legend:

    Southwire Industrial Ethernet Cat 5e Flexing 2 PR 24AWG U/UTP P/N XXXXX EXXXXXX C(UL)US TYPE CMX OUTDOOR - CM SUN RES 75C OR AWM 2463 80C 600V -- CE RoHS-2 -- (Lot Designator) (Sequential Footage) Made in USA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeNumber of PairsCond. StrandsInsul. ThicknessJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. WeightDC Resistance @ 25°CMax Plug to Plug Transmission Distance + POE
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item


    Mutual Capacitance:13.5 PF/FT at 1 MHz
    Dielectric Withstanding:2000V RMS
    Impedance:100 ± 15 Ω 1-100 MHz
    SRL:23dB 1 - 20 MHz23 - 10LOG(ƒ/20)dB 20 - 100 MHz
    Return Loss:1 ≤ ƒ < 10 MHz
    10 ≤ ƒ < 20MHz
    20 ≤ ƒ ≤ 100MHz
    20 + 5 LOG(ƒ) dB MIN*
    25 dB MIN
    25 - 8.6LOG(ƒ/20) dB MIN
    NEXT:1 ≤ ƒ ≤ 100MHz67 -15 LOG(ƒ/.772) MIN
    ELFEXT:1 ≤ ƒ ≤ 100MHz66 -20 LOG(ƒ/.772) MIN
    Insertion Loss:1 ≤ ƒ ≤ 100MHz1.2[1.967 SQRT(ƒ) + 0.023(ƒ) + 0.050/SQRT(ƒ)] dB MAX
    Delay:1 ≤ ƒ ≤ 100MHz534 + 36/SQRT(F) ns MAX
    Delay Skew:1 ≤ ƒ ≤ 100MHz<25 ns
    TCL:1 ≤ ƒ ≤ 100MHz≥ 30 - 10LOG(ƒ/100) dB; 40 dB Max
    ELTCTL:1 ≤ ƒ ≤ 30MHz≥ 35 - 20LOG(ƒ/100) dB
    Note: All testing is conducted off the reel


    Flex Life:(126 cycles/minute @ 20°C)1 million cycle test (10x Cable OD, minimum radius)
    10 million cycle test (20x Cable OD, minimum radius)
    Torsion Test:(1lb load, 360°, 71 Cycles/min @ 20°C)3 million cycle test

    Revision: 3.0.00M