Belden Adds New Ratings And Expanded Multi-Pair Capabilities To Databus® Cable Line For Foundation F

From: Adventive Marketing, Inc
Published: Mon Sep 21 2009

Belden (NYSE: BDC), a world leader in the development of signal transmission solutions for the industrial, enterprise, building management, broadcast, and security markets, recently announced added temperature and use ratings, and expanded multi-pair capabilities to its line of low capacitance DataBus Cables for FOUNDATION Fieldbus applications. The DataBus Cable line consists of PLTC/ITC-ER, PLTC and TC-ER versions that are specially designed to meet Fieldbus specification IEC 61158.2 (ISA/SP-50). Fieldbus is an all-digital, serial, two way communications protocol that standardizes the interconnection of field devices at a communications rate of 31.25 kilobytes per second (Kb/s).

DataBus cables offer superior electrical design and robust construction to ensure consistently reliable performance, while also providing installation flexibility in diverse industrial environments − including outdoor installations and sites requiring multiple or extended cable runs.

Additions and enhancements to Belden DataBus Cables for FOUNDATION Fieldbus applications include: Product No. 3076F − Type A, 300V Single pair with Beldfoil® shield, NEC: PLTC ITC-ER, CMG, CEC: CMG FT4. Extended temperature ratings to -400C Cold Bend (per UL 1581), and CMX rating for outdoor use as well as direct burial rating. IEEE 1202/383. IEC 60332-3-24 (Cat C). Also available in a continuous aluminum armor version, part number 183076F. Other interlocked armoring options also available.

NEW Product No. S1359A − Type A, 300V 50-pair individually and overall shielded Fieldbus Cable with a sunlight- and oil-resistant PVC jacket NEC: PLTC, ITC, CMG. CEC: CMG FT4. IEEE 1202/383. IEC 60332-3-24 (Cat C).

Belden DataBus cables are appropriate for use in all Class1, Div. 2 applications. They are also RoHS compliant and CE approved.

Belden Industrial Solutions:
Belden also offers a comprehensive line of industrial solutions consisting of Hirschmann™ switches and active networking devices, Lumberg Automation™ connectivity, and Belden cables – all manufactured to provide 99.999% reliability for your standard industrial, extreme environment or mission-critical applications.

Belden is also the only company to offer a Complete Industrial Solution for Ethernet applications. This matched end-to-end system offers its users maximum uptime and complete peace of mind -- no matter the environment.

For more information on Belden FOUNDATION Fieldbus Cables request New Product Bulletin #244. For information on BeldenÂ’s Industrial Solutions, request BeldenÂ’s Industrial Solutions brochure. Or, contact Belden, P.O. Box 1980, Richmond, Indiana 47375, 1.800.BELDEN.1 Fax: 765-983.5294. Web site:

About Belden:
Belden is a customer focused company. We ensure that our customersÂ’ communications infrastructure issues are resolved and that they benefit from the best signal transmission performance for their investment. We deliver leading-edge copper and fiber cabling/connectivity systems, wireless technologies, and active switch devices. We employ customer-centric go-to-market strategies and we implement and retain world class manufacturing processes. Our partners span the globe, helping our customers design, install, operate and maintain their communications applications. And our experience is vast, including expertise in Enterprise, Industrial, Infrastructure, Transportation, Professional and Enterprise Audio and Video, and Government applications. To obtain additional information contact Investor Relations at 314-854-8054, or visit our website at

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