New Product: Raychem Cat 5e Ethernet Cable

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Designed to provide high performance, rugged, lightweight, reliable constructions

Raychem Cat 5e cable can handle speeds up to 1 Gb/s, critical for high data rate communication. We utilize high performance engineering materials which are typically seen in the Aerospace, Defense and Marine markets. Qualified to MIL-DTL-24643/59 and /61. TE also offers custom designs specifically tailored to meet customer needs.

November 13, 2018

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently introduced its Raychem Cat 5e cable that offers high-performance Ethernet connectivity at speeds up to 1-Gb/s in harsh military, marine and aerospace environments. Combined with TE’s expansive line of connectivity products, the Cat 5e cable can be part of a customizable, end-to-end solution from TE.


The Cat 5e cable makes use of high temperature fluoropolymers that are designed to perform under extreme temperature fluctuations from -65°C to +200°C. Designed in accordance with ANSI/TIA-568-C.2, the cable is both lightweight and easy to terminate. TE’s waterblock variation uses super absorbent tapes and yarns that further help reduce weight, increase flexibility and lower installation costs when compared to silicon-filled waterblocks.


TE’s variety of in-house jacket materials helps give customers the flexibility to design the solution that’s right for their application. Whether it’s a marine environment that requires zero halogen materials or small, tight spaces that call for flexible materials, TE’s diverse portfolio of materials provide customers the ability to design Cat 5e cables that meet their needs.


“The ability to support 1 Gb/s speeds while maintaining data integrity and quality is critical for high data rate communications in harsh environments,” said Lynden Bajus, specialty cable product manager for TE’s Aerospace, Defense and Marine division. “We believe the Raychem Cat 5e cable is an important complement to our expansive line of high-speed connectors, contacts, backshells and terminals.”


TE’s Raychem Cat 5e cables can be used in a variety of applications, including shipboard, satellite, missiles C4ISR, weapons systems, avionics, soldier systems and IFE (In Flight Entertainment) systems.

About TE

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.

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