Manufacturing Today - May/June 2017 - 91
Superior Essex Inc.
superior essex designs,
manufactures and supplies
wire and cable products.
available on the market," it says. "From Augmented CAT 6
cables to CAT 3 Station Wire to Residential Broadband to
Coax cables, our voice and data cables are essential components for high-bandwidth applications at leading enterprises around the world."
The company also has its OSP copper wire and optical
fiber communications cables. "[We have] more than 4,000
different designs available, including broadband, composite, fiber and copper wire," Superior Essex says. "This extensive line of products serves virtually every application
for direct burial, aerial and high-risk installations."
Superior Essex's recent innovations include its PowerWise
product line. "Our environments are smarter, more adaptive and more unified than ever before, requiring cabling
that is just as efficient and versatile," it says.
The company developed PowerWise, a power-over-Ethernet cable suite, to allow customers to optimize and unify
their enterprise spaces. These products include its PowerWise 1 Gigabit 4-pair Power-over-Ethernet (4PPoE) cable.
The product, the company notes, can transmit 60 watts
of power with 97 percent power efficiency while supporting
1-gigabit data transmission. "Manufactured sustainably in
a zero waste to landfill facility, PowerWise 1 Gigabit 4PPoE
ensures that [our client's] cable network has limited environmental impact over the course of its lifecycle," Superior
The company also highlights its PowerWise Fiber.
"Designed with two 16 AWG copper conductors and two
bend-resistant single mode optical fibers, PowerWise Fiber supports the high power and data transmission speeds
[clients] need to extend power-over-Ethernet throughout
[their] enterprise space, at lengths beyond 100 meters,"
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