DATA HIGHWAY

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

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)