55 Foot Direct Burial Cat5 Cable

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Hand-made direct burial CAT5 cables. Each individually made to order and tested before being shipped.

Solid-Bare Copper, 24AWG, 8-Conductor, UV Rated, Dual Jacket, w/Drain Wire, Direct burial shielded cable with LSZH jacket, Made from Black CMXT.

Are you looking for a rugged Cat5e DBC cable that can not only stand up to the elements but also be directly buried in the ground? If so, you have come to the right place. Each individual cable is fully tested prior to shipping to ensure maximum performance. These high-quality cables are terminated by hand right here in our central Indiana location. This multipurpose cable can be used in Outdoor, Outside Plant, Above Ground as well as Direct Burial. Each cable is comprised of 24AWG solid bare copper wire arranged in 4 twisted pairs, waterblock tape to repel moisture, a foil shield and drain wire to cut down on electrical interference, and a LSZH rated outer jacket. Our line of Cat5e outdoor rated, direct burial patch cables are designed to last where standard indoor cables fail

Because these are indeed built to order there may be a lead time of several days depending on many factors so, if time is crucial, please contact us to discuss specifics and we will do our best to meet your deadline.


  • High-Performance Data Cable
  • 350MHz Bandwidth for Data Applications
  • Category-5E F/UTP Overall Foil Shield
  • 24AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors
  • Exceeds ANSI/TIA 568C.2, ISO/IEC 11801
  • CAN/CSA -C22.2 No. 214
  • Direct Burial, Dual Jacket (Waterproof), UV rated
  • Made using ETL Listed, RoHS Compliant CAT5E cable
  • Hand Made in the U.S.A.


Technical Data

  • Rated Voltage 60 V
  • Rated Temperature 75 ºC
  • Reference Standard TIA/EIA 568, ISO/IEC 11801
  • Application Horizontal Wiring in LAN
  • Product Standard Certification     CMX



  • Solid Bare Copper
  • Size 24 AWG



  • Average Thickness 0.008 in (0.200 mm)
  • PE
  • Twisted Pair Diameter 0.072 in (1.82 ±0.01 mm)
  • Min. Point Thickness                     0.007 in (0.185 mm)      
  • Min. Point Thickness                     0.007 in (0.185 mm)      


Assembly Diameter

  • 0.15 in (3.80 mm)


Inner Jacket (Gray)

  • PVC
  • Min. Point Thickness                     0.014 in (0.36 mm)        
  • Average Thickness 0.016 in (0.40 mm)
  • Drain Wire (Tinned Copper) 7/0.16
  • AL Foil Yes
  • Outer Diameter 0.19 in (4.80±0.10 mm)


Outer Jacket (Black)

  • Average Thickness 0.023 in (0.60 mm)
  • LSZH (UV)
  • Rip Cord Yes
  • Outer Diameter 0.24 in (6.20±0.10 mm)
  • Min. Point Thickness                     0.021 in (0.54 mm)        


Color of Pairs

  • Pair 1: Blue, White-Blue
  • Pair 2: Orange, White-Orange
  • Pair 3: Green, White-Green
  • Pair 4: Brown, White-Brown


Mechanical Characteristics

  • Cold Bend (-20±2º Cx4hrs) No Crack
  • Aging     Elongation (%)                 ≥50% of unaged
  • After     Tensile Strength (Mpa)   ≥85% of unaged
  • Aging Condition (ºCxhrs) 100x168
  • Aging     Elongation (%)                 ≥100
  • Before   Tensile Strength (Mpa)   ≥13.8
  • Test Material                                 LSZH (UV)
  • Test Object Jacket


Electrical Characteristics:

  • 1.0-350MHz Delay Skew (ns/100m) ≤45
  • 1.0-350MHz Impendance (Ohms) 100±15
  • Resistance Unbalance (%) ≤5
  • Max. Conductor DC Resistance 20°C (ohms/km) 88.5
  • Pair-to-Ground Capacitance Unbalance (pF/100m) ≤330

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  • 5

    Posted by Craig Kruse on Jul 17th 2021

    Needed a cable to stand up to the outdoor environment and this does it nicely.

  • 5
    Worth the money

    Posted by N/A on Feb 16th 2021

    I needed a handful of cables that would hold up under severe conditions, these definitely do just that.

  • 5
    Solid product

    Posted by Stephen on Mar 3rd 2016

    Needed to get the barn connected, these guys built me a cable that should last for years and years!