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27 May 2012
When you have AlterControls rewire your old office with network cabling, ever wonder what happens to the old cabling. AlterControls pulls all network and communication cables and puts them in recycle bins. Every month these recycle bins are picked up and taken to recycle centers where Altercontrols is giving cash. It�s not much because most of your communication cables are mostly plastic. Very copper is in the cable itself. It might register on the scale as 600lbs of cable, when actually it is about 150lbs of copper. When a recycle center takes the cable, they take that in consideration. And at the end of each month, the check that is given to Altercontrols is put in to a fund that is given out to employees who went beyond what is asked of them for a customer. But in the end, Altercontrols has kept the plastic out of the land fields. And that benefits everyone.... Read more »
27 May 2012
If you�re researching the different types of twisted-pair copper cable used to transmit data in network and home theater applications, then it�s likely that you will repeatedly come across the terms Category 5 (Cat 5), Category 5e (Cat 5e) and Category 6 (Cat 6). Organizations such as the Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA) and Electronic Industries Association (EIA) set specific product standards, and these guidelines have resulted in cables being classified into various categories based on their performance levels. Just in case you�re not too familiar with cabling terminology, we at CableOrganizer.com would like to provide you with a few straightforward definitions and statistics on these three common grades of network cable, to help you better choose the right one to fit your needs.... Read more »