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.
Offering zero to 100% visual cable fill, the self-enclosed firestopping automatically adjusts to the cable load.
The raceway will hold up to 10 Category 5e cables, while remaining within cable fill requirements of 40%.
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.