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foiled unshielded twisted pair (F/UTP)

According to the ISO/IEC nomenclature ISO/IEC-11801 (2002) for TP cables, Foiled Unshielded Twisted Pair (F/UTP) stands for the former FTP cable

. Since the designation Foiled Twisted Pair (FTP) did not indicate whether the individual wire pairs had a foil shield or only one overall foil shield for all wire pairs, the designation FTP cable was replaced by F/UTP cable.

Nomenclature of TP cables according to ISO/IEC-11801 (2002)

Nomenclature of TP cables according to ISO/IEC-11801 (2002)

In the case of the F/UTP cable, the conductor strand also contains the uninsulated ground wire, drain wire. The F/UTP cable meets the specifications according to category Cat 6A.

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Englisch: foiled unshielded twisted pair - F/UTP
Updated at: 11.10.2018
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