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    • Cabling That Delivers

      Here at 3M we understand that Education networks are among the most challenging and complex found anywhere involving large numbers of users, high volumes of traffic and a myriad of applications, often across dispersed campus sites. So the structured cabling system that underpins the smooth-running of any education network has to work hard, perform well and be totally reliable. Against this, education network managers have to deal with the tight budgets typical of the academic world, so they want cabling systems that will be fit for purpose not just today, but are flexible and scalable in the future.

      The 3M range of structured cabling solutions gives the education market and its network suppliers a robust set of solutions that can grow and adapt while delivering consistent high performance. From Category 5e through to Category 6A and support for all major fibre standards, 3M has a comprehensive range of options that can be adapted to suit the budget and specification of each project. Locally held stock ensures rapid delivery while the innovative design of the 3M range means that on-site work can be completed quickly and efficiently. Whether the installation is Category 5e66A or increasingly, high-speed fibre – the 3M systems are all backed by a 25 year guarantee and compliance with industry standards ensuring education networks’ superior performance and long-lasting reliability for years to come.

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    • Cat 5e Copper Cabling

      Cat 5e Copper Cabling

      3M has been supplying robust Cat 5e copper cabling systems for years, across UTP, FTP and SFTP, including you need from easy-to-install jacks through to patch panels, patch cords, faceplates, sockets, LSOH and PVC cables. We acknowledge the continued use or upgrade of Cat 5e cable networks for years to come, that’s why 3M is committed to continued support for this widespread standard.

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    • Cat 6 Copper Cabling

      Cat 6 Copper Cabling

      3M has a comprehensive range of Cat6 cable components that together, make integrated Cat 6 cabling. With LSOH and PVC cable options, the range encompasses everything from easy-to-assemble Cat6 jacks and punch down panels, through to outlets and patch cords. Full backward and forward compatibility with Cat 5e and Cat 6A is ensured.

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    • Cat6a Copper Cabling
      Cat6a Copper Cabling

      Aimed at ‘to the desk’ and data centre applications, the system has been designed to minimise alien cross-talk, providing a consistent high quality, whilst at the same time ensuring long-term superior performance. Elements in the Cat 6A range include cables, patch cords, face plates, RJ45 Jacks, and 19” patch panels.

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“… technically as good any other of the top manufacturers, but importantly, it is the most straightforward to install.”

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Did you know we offer a wide variety of fibre cable options including steel armoured and break out fibre optic cable?

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3M provides a complete range of copper cabling solutions including cat5e, cat6 and cat6a products. We have a proven track record of network cabling instalation across a wide range of industries

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