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Cat6 cables and Cat6 cabling comply with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association Performance Standard for Cat6 cables and Category 7 100 ohm Shielded and Unshielded Twisted Pair Cables (NEMA WC-66-1999) whose transmission characteristics are specified up to 250 MHz. Cat6 cables and Cat6 cabling exceed standards for Cat5 and Cat5e. Cat6 cables and Cat6 cabling may be used in a ton of applications. Typical applications for Cat6 cable include: Voice, ISDN, 4/16 Mbps Token Ring, 10 Base-T, 100 Base VG-AnyLAN, 55/155 Mbps ATM, 1 Gbps Ethernet, 100 Base-T4 (Fast Ethernet), 1.2 Gbps ATM (ATM Forum), 622 Mbps ATM (ATM Forum), 1 Gbps Networking System (WGNA).
Allied stocks Cat6 Cable Plenum Communications Cables and Cat6 Cable Riser Communication Cables that are constructed with solid bare copper conductors, color coded FEP insulation, plenum jacket, and a maximum operating temperature of 75°C.
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