cable fill

cable fill

[′kā·bəl ‚fil]
(electricity)
Ratio of the number of wire pairs in use to the total number of pairs in a cable.
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A key step in estimating the proper amount of pathway space is to follow the industry cable fill rates, which specify the amount of cabling that can be installed in a pathway or space, while still preserving the integrity of the cables and enabling future growth.
A cable fill percentage of no greater than 50 percent to 60 percent is recommended by industry standards.
Through a highly intuitive platform, customers now have access to four unique tools that help them determine cable fill, select server cabinets, identify the best power distribution unit (PDU) and create bills of material (BOM) for cable pathway, all while on the go.
Offering zero to 100% visual cable fill, the self-enclosed firestopping automatically adjusts to the cable load.
This technology facilitates the development of environmentally sustainable solutions for applications like removable labels, clear oil gels for cosmetic applications, clear sealants, fiber optic cable fill, and high performance coatings.
The raceway will hold up to 10 Category 5e cables, while remaining within cable fill requirements of 40%.
Providing over 500 standard Cable Management Products, CPI offers vertical and horizontal options in a variety of widths, heights and depths to match cable fill requirements.
While allowing for depth important to coaxial-type connections and maintaining the cable fill ratio of the raceway, the adapter's design helps to ensure the required bend radius for Category 5 and fiber optic cabling.
The markets serviced include automotive, tire and rubber, cable fill, anti-corrosives and several other specialty niches including adhesives and sealants.