DataTuff Cat6A and Cat5e PROFINET Cables

Internationally rated PROFINET cables from Belden provide Ethernet connectivity using open standard technology to easily connect devices across all systems for efficient factory automation.

Connectivity is critical for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Belden’s high-capacity DataTuff Cat6A PROFINET cables carry mission-critical data from sensors, actuators and other devices on the factory floor to back-office applications for smarter management.

Reliable, ruggedized and flexible, and able to transmit data up to 10Gb/s, the cables are especially suited for high-volume transfer in data-intensive industrial operations and are ideal for any IIoT strategy.


DataTuff Cat6A and Cat5e PROFINET cables


  • Transfers high quantities of data quickly at rates up to 10Gb/s
  • Ruggedized for reliability in harsh conditions to lower risk and optimize network efficiency
  • Fast connections make installation a seamless process

  • Flexible – cable options for trailing or torsion applications, ruggedized with UL and IEC ratings, and allowing up to 2 and 5 million flexes
  • Easy to install and use – quad design compatible with Siemens Fast Connect connectors and Belden’s entire PROFINET portfolio
  • Withstands harsh conditions – UL standards, including CMX Outdoor and PLTC, allow cabling to be used in Class I Div II hazardous areas, as well as outdoors, maximizing uptime even in harsh environments
  • Future proof – 4-pair PROFINET type A and B for 10 Gb/s transmissions

Made for efficient factory automation - Belden PROFINET cables make it easier to install the network and maximize uptime even in the most demanding indoor or outdoor environments.

Depending on the application’s needs, two types of DataTuff Cat6a PROFINET cables are available – Type A (stationary) and Type B (flexing). Both give manufacturers a fast path to building out the IIoT.

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