Belden Cables

DATA HIGHWAY

Data Highway Applications

Belden Blue Hose cables provide proven, robust physical media for Data Highway transmission across the factory floor. These cables handle automation and control data for multiple devices on the same cable in applications such as:

  • PLC processor interlocking
  • Peer-to-peer messaging
  • Remote programming
  • Troubleshooting
  • I/O updates
Data Highway Product Specificaions

Belden solutions set the standard for Data Highway applications. The standard construction for this application is 78 ohm twin-axial cable for legacy PLC systems, but the following range is available:

  • Standard Blue Hose – Belden 9463
  • 600V TC ratings available
  • High flex constructions available
  • Armoring options: aluminum interlock or aluminum continuous
  • Direct burial options (with gel)
  • Dual constructions available
  • LSZH options available
Network Protocol Definition

Belden solutions set the standard for Data Highway applications. The standard construction for this application is 78 ohm twin-axial cable for legacy PLC systems, but the following range is available:

Developer – Allen-Bradley

Type of Architecture – Proprietary

Interconnections/Nodes – 64 nodes/segment

Network Topology – Linear Trunk

Distance – 3 km

Data Size – 180 bytes

Data Speed – 57.6 kbps

Communication Method – Multimaster, Peer-To-Peer

Cabling Requirement – 78-Ohm Shielded Twinax (Twisted Pair)

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