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Patch Cord

A patch cord (sometimes called a patch cable) is used for connecting between active equipment of network and patch panel and also connecting between computers (Network Interface Card) and network socket. A patch cord has an RJ45-RJ45 connector on both ends, and it is presented in various categories such as Cat5, Cat6 and UTP, FTP, SFTP. Patch size can be different depending on type of application. Generally, the outer cover/coating is PVC or PE of ‎ LSZH‏ (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) that LSZH is Zero Halogen and it does not produce toxic gas if there is fire. patch-cord-copper