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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.
 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.

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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