Category 6A DryBit® Indoor/Outdoor

Conduit that originates indoors but passes through or under a concrete slab is often subject to water infiltration. National Electric Code (NEC) 2017 Edition, Article 100 and the BICSI Telecommunication Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM) define these environments as wet locations since the slab and the associated conduit are subject to saturation by water. Standard plenum or riser rated cables can’t be used in these situations since water will have a catastrophic effect on both their electrical and physical performance. The typical solution has been to use outdoor cable in the conduit and then transition to the appropriately rated cable type once indoors. Drybit™ Category 6 and 6A cables from Proterial Cable America eliminate the time and cost associated with transitioning from outdoor cable to indoor-rated cable.

  • RoHS 3 compliant
  • Guaranteed minimum performance.
  • Tested from 1 to 660 MHz.
  • UL Verified TIA-568-D.2 Category 6A.
  • UL Verified (UL B627696) for long term water submersion.
  • UL Listed for use in plenum areas.
  • UV resistant jacket.
  • Specifically designed for below-grade conduit or other environments where water is likely to infiltrate.
  • Resistant to over 2,000 chemicals.
  • No-gel construction simplifies
  • DryBit® Barrier ensures optimum electrical performance even in harsh environments.
  • Available in both UTP and FUTP.
Part NumberPlenum: 30323-8
Manufacturing LocationThis product is produced and manufactured in the USA
Cable RatingPlenum
ConstructionDual Layer Jacket, Plenum-rated Fluoropolymer Insulation
Star FillerPlenum: Flame-retardant thermoplastic
ShieldDryBitTM Barrier or DryBitTM Barrier with integrated sheild
Jacket MaterialLow-smoke, flame-retardant thermoplastic
Jacket ColorsStandard Black; Custom Available
Cable O.D.0.31" (7.87mm)
Cable Weight54.70 lb/1000ft (24.8 kg/305m)
Applications10 Gigabit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3an)
5 Gigabit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3bz)
2.5 Gigabit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3bz)
Gigabit Ethernet (IEEE 802.3ab)
100 Mbps Ethernet (IEEE 802.3u)
1000 Mbps ATM
622 Mbps ATM
15W PoE (IEEE 802.3af)
30W PoE+ (IEEE 802.3at)
60W PoE++ (IEEE 802.3bt Type 3)
100W PoE++ (IEEE 802.3bt Type 4)
Storage Temperature-40°C to +70°C
(-40°F to +158°F)
Installation Temperature0°C to +60°C
(+32°F to +140°F)
Operation Temperature-40°C to +75°C
(-40°F to +167°F)
Input Impedance100 ± 15Ω (1.0 to 250 MHz)
Maximum conductor resistance9.38 Ω/100 meters @ 20°C
Conductor TypeBare Copper
Number of Conductors8 (4-Pair)
Packaging1,000 ft reels

Unit/pallet: 12 Reels
CMP Carton Weight (lbs): 23.66
CMP Product Weight (lbs): 20.36

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