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plenum cable

(hardware)
Cable that can be (legally) installed in the plenum (the space between a ceiling and the floor above it). Such cable is (usually) teflon-coated so that it will not give off toxic fumes when burned. In some parts of the world such cable is required by law.

plenum cable

A jacket having low flame- and smoke-producing properties; specifically de-signed for use in the plenum, 1 formed by the space between a suspended ceiling and the structural floor above; such space often is used for return air in a heating and/or cooling system in a building.

plenum cable

Cable that is suitable for running in air ducts and spaces between the floor and ceiling. It uses a fire retardant coating that must comply with local building codes. See plenum.
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The digital plenum cables support resolutions of 1080p for displays and up to 1920x1200 for computers.
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Plenum cable is frequently required in the data center under the access flooring because this area is considered a plenum space, but consult the local authority having jurisdiction for a determination.
It also features UL910 rated Plenum cable that provides added installation flexibility in a variety of indoor mounting locations.
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starts at 275$US for non-plenum cable and 780$US for plenum cable.
BFGoodrich's new Flexel material is aimed initially at building plenum cable jacketing, where flame resistance and low smoke are essential.
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One can routinely specify general purpose, riser, or plenum cable, with mechanical and flammability specifications matched to the application.