The importance of screen continuity in Category 8 cabling system testing

As part of its Category 8 Cable Testing information library, Fluke Networks produced a white paper covering shield integrity—a term that may be new to many cabling technicians. The brief document opens by explaining, “Field testing of screened cabling systems has always required that the tester verify there is continuity of the screen to the remote end of the test.” It cautions, however, that some field testers can incorrectly report screen continuity, thereby failing to highlight potential problems with the cabling system.

Read the source article at

Categories: Copper, Fiber, SCN, White Paper

Tagged as:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s