Sustainable Wire Marking With the Pastel B Process

Horst Messerer, Product & Sales Manager – Data, Network and Bus Technology, HELUKABEL

Clear wire identification with different colors is essential for the fast and safe connection of cables and wires. However, conventional marking methods also have disadvantages, such as environmental compatibility, for example. “Pastel B” is an alternative method for marking wire pairs in a more resource-efficient, low-CO2 and sustainable way.

One potential application for the new marking method is four-pair data cables, such as those used in Ethernet cabling. In these cables, each pair of wires has an “A” and a “B” wire, which are color-coded for easy identification.

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