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 Question by Todd McCarty posted 04 May 2001
 Cable Identification
I have a piece of CAT5 cable labelled 'CM OR MP'. Does this mean it is the same as CMP or something else? Thanks.
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 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 04 May 2001
Dear Todd,

No it's not a plenum cable.
It's regular PVC MultiPurpose (MP) or Communications Multipurpose (CM).

For a plenum one you would expect CMP mark on the cable's jacket.

Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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