Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, announces the extension of its RJ45 Punch Down Plug line to now include Category 5e and Category 6 unshielded options.
Stewart Connector’s RJ45 punch down plugs are time-saving solutions for Ethernet connections that require field terminations. The easy to use, color-coded pre-load wire manager provides an efficient termination without the need of tools. RJ45 punch down plugs can be used for solid or stranded 23-26 AWG cable with a diameter over the conductor insulation up to 1.6 mm (0.063 in.) and accepts an overall cable OD of 4 mm (0.157 in.) to 6 mm (0.236 in.). These connectors feature contacts with 50 micro inches of gold plating for increased cycle life. The Category 5e plugs support up to 2.5GBASE-T Ethernet and the Category 6 punch down plugs are suitable for use in up to 5GBASE-T networks. Termination instructions are provided in all plug kits.