APPENDIX A (Continued)
Step on or kink the cable.
2. Exceed the maximum tensile loading (pulling tension) of
25 lb during cable placement.
Overstress the cable.
4. Exceed the bend radius or bend the cable beyond a 90-degree
angle on turns.
Use staples for securing cables.
Overtighten cables ties or cords.
7. Route cables near EMI noise sources, such as motors,
fluorescent lights, or power lines.
Run telecommunications cables in raceways with power.
Mix cables from different manufacturers in the same circuit.
Use a component rated below CAT 5.
Use screw-type terminations.
Splice, bridge tap, or otherwise attempt to repair cable.
13. Exceed the maximum cable length of 100 m (328 ft.) for the
CAT 5 telecommunications channel, comprised of the patch cord,
workstation cord, and horizontal link, as specified in