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Data Cabling (Enterprise Networks)
As network speeds increase customers are demanding extra flexibility from their passive network, which must be future proof and easy to install and maintain.
3M Telecommunications offers full data cabling systems in both copper and optical fibre, giving freedom of choice in the design and optimisation of the overall network architecture.
As network speeds are increasing and more demands are put on the data centre, 3M Telecommunications has designed a variety of easy to install, innovative connectivity solutions to ensure a high performance, reliable data cabling system, that is simple to maintain. The data cabling range includes all the products required for passive cabling from low data rates to 10Gbit/s performance, including patchcords, connectors, cable and associated hardware.
3M™ Volition™ Network Solutions include a unique fibre cabling system providing "freedom of choice" in the design and optimisation of the overall network architecture.
They also offer a state of the art voice and data copper cabling system, including a Category 6 system which gives significant channel performance headroom over existing standards helping a broad range of customers migrate to high bandwidth.
A variety of easy to install and innovative connectivity solutions ensure high performance, and reliable systems. The revolutionary VF-45 small form factor fibre connector has helped to reduce the complexity of fibre networking, while the 3M™ RJ45 copper products offer simple termination solutions – jacks snap on without tools – with built-in reliability features and component performance exceeding existing standards.
3M Telecommunications offers a full range of fibre data cabling solutions in wide range of different connectivity styles for fibre-to-the-desk, backbones, data centres, storage area networks and industrial or military cabling. 3M Telecommunications's own process, the Volition VF-45 is based on an easy to terminate, full duplex small form factor connector similar to an RJ-45 copper connector.
3M Telecommunications also offers a full range of standard ferruled connectors such as the LC, SC, ST or FC. All are available in both singlemode and multimode format and in a number of easy to use assembly processes, Hot Melt, Crimplok or NPC (No Polish Connector). These connectors are complemented by a range of patchcords and pigtails in a variety of lengths.
There is also an extensive range of mounting hardware & accessories including 19" patch panels, fanouts and distribution boxes. The Fibrlok mechanical splice, available in single- , multifibre and angled versions for singlemode and multimode fibre, completes the offering of fibre data cabling products.
Couplings, Connectors, Pigtails
3M Telecommunications copper telephony products range includes an extensive line of insulation displacement connector (IDC) products for voice and data applications and a comprehensive portfolio of complementary accessories including mounting frames, distribution boxes and installation tooling.
Products in the copper telephony products range have gained industry acceptance and recognition for consistent performance and ease of termination and are based on the products extensively used world wide in national and international telephony systems.
Cross Connection Blocks
Frames & Boxes