Part # Type  Shielding  AWG  Stranding  # of Elements  Insulation Material  Jacket Thickness  Applicable Specifications 
74003 Pair  FOIL_BRAID  26  7/34  PP    ANSI 568-C2, CE, EN 50173-1, IEC 60754-2, IEC EN 60811-2-1 , ISO_IEC 11801, ISO_IEC 24702, ROHS - RoHS Compliance 
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  Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 2 X 1 PAIR  
a) Conductor 26 (7/34) AWG Bare Copper 0.019
b) Insulation 0.010" Wall, Nom. Polypropylene(PP) 0.039
(1) Color(s)    
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 WHITE/BLUE - BLUE 2 WHITE/ORANGE - ORANGE  
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together  
(1) Twists: Staggered Lays  
2) Cable Assembly 2 Components Cabled  
a) Twists: 6.9 Twists/foot (min)  
c) Core Wrap Clear Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min.  
3) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min.  
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing Out  
b) Braid Tinned Copper,80% Coverage, Min.  
4) Jacket 0.031" Wall, Nom.,PVC 0.236 (0.249 Max.)
a) Color(s) BLACK
b) Ripcord 1 End 810 Denier Nylon  
c) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N 74003 2PR 26 AWG
INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET SHIELDED
ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 CAT5E VERIFIED
CE ROHS (SEQ FOOTAGE)
* = Factory Code
1) IEC EN 60811-2-1 Oil Resistance  
  EN 60332-1 Flame Behavior  
2) Other ISO/IEC 11801 Category 5e Patch Cable  
  ISO/IEC 24702  
  EN 50173-1  
  ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Category 5e  
3) CE: EU Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EC
1) CE: EU Directive 2011/65/EU(RoHS2):
  This product complies with European Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS Directive) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011and the amending Directive 2015/863/EU of 4 June 2015 . No Exemptions are required for RoHS Compliance on this item. Consult Alpha Wire's web site for RoHS C of C.
2) REACH Regulation (EC 1907/2006):
  This product does not contain Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed on the European Union's REACH candidate list in excess of 0.1% mass of the item. For up-to-date information, please see Alpha's REACH SVHC Declaration.
Physical & Mechanical Properties
1) Temperature Range -40 to 80°C
2) Bend Radius 5X Cable Diameter(static), 10X Cable Diameter(dynamic)
3) Pull Tension 9 Lbs, Maximum

Electrical Properties (For Engineering purposes only)
1) Max. operating voltage UL 300 VRMS
2) Dielectric strength cond. – cond. (2 sec.) 2.5kVdc
3) D.C. resistance conductor < 140 Ω/km
4) Resistance unbalance < 2%
5) D.C. insulation resistance > 5000 MΩ.km
6) Mutual capacitance < 56 nF/km
7) Capacitance unbalance < 1600 pF/km
8) Velocity of propagation @ 4 – 100 MHz ≥ 60%
9) Skew @ 1 – 100 MHz ≤ 40 ns/100m
10) Propagation delay @ 1 – 100 MHz ≤ 534 + 36/√f ns/100m
11) Mean characteristic impedance (Zcm) @ 100 MHz  100 ± 15 Ω
12) Input impedance 1-100MHz  100 ± 15 Ω

Frequency(MHz) Max. Attenuation(dB/100m) Min. NEXT(dB) Min. ELFEXT(dB/100m) Min. RL(dB)
0.772 - 67 - 19.4
1 3.2 65.3 63.8 20
4 6.0 56.3 51.8 23
10 9.5 50.3 43.8 25
16 12.1 47.2 39.7 25
20 13.6 45.8 37.8 25
25 15.3 44.3 35.8 24.3
31.25 17.1 42.9 33.9 23.6
62.5 24.8 38.3 27.9 21.5
100 32 35.3 23.8 20.1
Packaging Flange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 500 FT 12 x 6 x 3.5 Continuous length
  [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

Alpha Essentials Industrial Ethernet Cable:

Alpha Essentials Industrial Ethernet collection is comprised of 10 constructions, all fully compatible with RJ45 connectors. The expansion covers a wide range of categories including CAT 5, CAT 5e, CAT 6, and CAT 7. The expanded offerings now include a CAT 5e LSZH construction (74007) and a flat CAT 6 construction (74010), ideal for limited spaces. Cables are available in conductor sizes from 26-22 AWG and with temperature ranges between -40°C to +90°C.

Alpha Wire’s Industrial Ethernet cables are the perfect solution for applications in the robotics, medical, automation, and transportation industries. The collection includes cables of varying flexibility (continuous, torsional, and moderate flex) and approvals (VW-1, EN 50173, ISO/IEC 11801, & more). Available jacket materials include ZH-PUR, PVC, and TPE. 

  • Foil/Braid, TC Braid, & Unshielded options
  • PO, PP, & PE (Foam Skin) Insulation
  • Tinned Copper, Bare Copper, & Copper Alloy Conductors
  • Black & Green (74001 & 74005) Jacket Color Options

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