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Copper Structured Cabling

3M offers copper structured cabling products, including patch panels, jacks, and patch cords for Category 5e, 6, and 6A needs.

3M™ Volition™ RJ45 Jacks

3M Volition Copper Jacks are designed to provide electrical performance in compliance with standards ISO/IEC 11801, EN 50173 series and ANSI/TIA-568 series for channel and permanent link configurations. With their compact size, integral shutter, keystone mounting format and tool-less termination, 3M's Copper Jacks for Category 5e and 6A ensure a smart, reliable installation. All eight copper conductors are effortlessly terminated in one simple operation resulting in reliable interconnection in record time. The jacks can be reused several times if a wiring mistake is made. Category 5e jacks are available in UTP, FTP, and STP. Category 6A jacks are available in STP to minimize alien crosstalk. UTP jacks are available in 6 colors.

3M™ Volition™ K6A RJ45 STP Jack Overview Video
3M™ Volition™ K6A RJ45 STP Jack Data Sheet (PDF 139KB)
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3M™ Volition™ Copper Patch Panels

3M Volition Copper Patch Panels for Category 5e, 6, and 6A are designed around the common keystone modular jack format. 3M jacks have an integral dust cover providing a fully shuttered patch panel presentation. Volition patch panels are modular and can accommodate up to 24 RJ45 ports in one unit of rack space (1U). Their modular design makes them easy to install on site in 19" racks. A 110 punch down panel option is available for UTP Category 5e and 6 systems.

3M™ Volition™ Patch Panels - Keystone Datasheet (PDF 2.2 MB)
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3M™ Volition™ Copper Patch Cords

3M Volition Copper Patch Cords are designed to provide electrical performance above ISO/IEC 11801, EN 50173 series and ANSI/TIA-568-C in channel configuration. The Volition Category 5e and Category 6 patch cords are available in unshielded and shielded versions, with PVC or LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) jacket.

Volition Category 6A patch cables have been specially designed to give excellent immunity against alien crosstalk up to 500 MHz, in particular to reduce the effect of alien crosstalk in patching racks where there are many adjacent links. Volition Category 6A patch cables have a general braid and a screen per pair. Volition Category 6A patch cables are available with LSOH (Low Smoke Zero halogen) sheath.

3M™ Cat 6A Patch Cable Datasheet (PDF 66.1KB) and 3M™ Cat 6 Patch Cable Datasheet (PDF 107KB)
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3M™ Volition™ Copper Cable

3M Volition Copper Cable is high performing cable compliant with TIA/EIA 568, ISO 11801 and EN 50173 series standards. It is available in Categories 7, 6A, 6 and 5e and a variety of formats including SFTP, FFTP, FUTP, UFTP and UUTP. The cable is easy to install with sheath length marking providing convenient clearly identifiable cable and link lengths.

Volition™ Category 6A Cable (PDF 118KB) and Volition™ Category 7 Cable (PDF 118KB)
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