Utility supplies: Cat6a Flex Connector simplifies terminations

Utility equipment: Platinum Tools features new Cat6a Flex Connector at 2016 CEDIA Expo. Now shipping, the shielded and non-shielded versions make Cat6A terminations easier than ever; able to flex 90 degrees so cables can hang vertically; contacts are precision machine set to ensure Cat6A performance.

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Utility equipment: Platinum Tools®, a provider of solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, will feature the new Cat6A Flex Connectors during CEDIA Expo 2016, held in Dallas from Sept. 15-17 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, booth # 2123. The new Cat6A Flex Connectors are now shipping.

“The Cat6A Flex Connector makes Cat6A terminations easier than ever,” said John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “The tool-less design comes in both shielded and non-shielded versions and has the ability to flex 90 degrees so cables can hang vertically. Contacts are precision machine set to ensure Cat6A performance.”

Additional features and specifications include:
• Minimal tools required for preparation
• Accommodates Cat6A & Cat7 up to9.0mm and 26- 22 AWG conductors
• Works with both solid and stranded conductors
• Machine-precision-set contact height
• Cat6A 10gig certified, frequency rated to 1GHz
• Shielded version: 106230, PoE+ rated
• Flexible design:
o can flex 90 degrees down
o can flex 45 degrees up
o allows cable to hang vertically, eliminating bending and the need for strain reliefs

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

For more information about Platinum Tools or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

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