Frequently Asked Questions: Contran Cable

Comtran Cable

Comtran Cable

Who is Comtran Cable?

Comtran Cable is a leading manufacturer of premise telephone, low voltage, specialty wire and high performance data communications.

Did you know Allied is an Authorized Comtran Cable Distributor?

An Authorized Distributor is a stocking distributor designated by Comtran Cable as one of the approved outlets for their products. Allied provides a wide range of their products and can offer competitive pricing.

What are some of the products Comtran manufactures?

  • Specialty Data Communications - These cables include a wide range of specialty data and communication cables that are used for both harsh environments and rugged applications.
    • Harsh Environment Wire:
    • Rugged Cables:
      • Shipboard - DEFENSE-LINK Military/Shipboard Wire
      • Transit - Hub-LINK LSZH Telecommunication and Hub-LINK Transit Communications NYCT Approved
      • Shielded Cables - COM-Link Category 5e Shielded - Riser
  • Railway and Public Transit Infrastructure - These Hub-LINK network, data and voice cables were designed to resist the rough conditions of both above and below ground environments which include: fluids, sunlight, extreme temperature, rodent damage, salt air and moisture while also complying to specifications for smoke density, toxicity and flame propagation in the event of a fire.
  • Industrial Ethernet Cable - These cables are meant for the harsh conditions of the Industrial environment such as smoke, radiation, extreme temperatures and lubricants which can wreak havoc on regular data and communication cable. In order to combat those conditions, these cables are engineered to resistance the harshest environments starting at the shielding and jackets that are used for the product.
  • Marine Military/Government Shipboard Communication Cable - These cables are approved under MIL-DTL-24643 for NATO vessels and the US Navy. These DEFENSE-LINK cables are designed for constant exposure to seawater, extreme temperature, combat and any other conditions that would warrant being out to sea for up to 60 months at a time.
    • DEFENSE-LINK Shipboard cable for military use
      • M24643/59-01UO LSC5FS-4
      • M24643/59-03UO LSC50S-4
      • M24643/77-03UO LSC6AFOS-4
  • Sound and Security - in the event of a fire these sound and security cables allow firefighters to take control of the fire and get occupants out of the building safely.
  • Fire Resistive (Circuit Integrity Cable) - These cables include the brand VITALink 2 Hour Fire Resistive cables which remain operating for 2 hours during a fire due to the hardening at higher temperature to protect the signal. This is vital when firefighters have to safely evacuate and secure the burning structure.

Looking for more Comtran products not listed in our catalog?

As an authorized Comtran Cable distributor, our experienced sales reps can find the exact Comtran wire product you need. Call us at 800-828-9473!


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