CM Rated cable is for general use locations, or use in areas where there are no fire codes in place. CM cable has the lowest flame retardant rating. These cables are commonly used as patch cords.
Here’s a quick coverage of the difference between all three:
CM Cable = Communication = Patch Cable: lowest flame retardant rating
CMR Cable = Riser or PVC: inside walls (not plenum); insulation is polyethylene; jacket is low grade Fire Retardant PVC
CMP Cable = Plenum; in ceiling; fire retardant; insulation for conductor is Teflon (FEP); withstands to 400 deg.
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We offer the most competitive pricing for networking cable. Not only do we offer great prices, our cables are always fully stocked and we ship directly from our warehouse. We also offer a wide variety of colors to choose from! Our cables exceed standard performances in today’s market.
✔ UL Listed ✔ RoHS Compliant
✔ ETL Verified ✔ 3rd Party Tested
All of our cables are tested above industry standards by 3-5 DB extra margin!