Copper Cable

A mechanically assembled group of copper wires, used in place of a single, large wire to allow flexibility.


Short for Category 5, CAT5 refers to Ethernet cabling that satisfies the criteria for the EIA/TIA-568 standard’s Category 5, which allows data transfers up to 100Mbps.

Coaxial Cable

A type of cable that has an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer. Applications include use in Local Area Networks for computer network connections. Coaxial cable can be installed next to metal objects such as gutters without the power losses and...