[Q] Is there a limit to how many CAT 6 Cables can be bundled in a single run?
[A] There is no TIA standard currently in place for this, rather it has been deferred to manufacturing companies based on the limitations of their products.
The biggest presumed concern involving large bundles would have to do with the weight of the cable causing excessive pulling tension on the wires and causing defects in the cable.
As a general rule, this has not been determined to be a great concern by most of the major companies making CAT 5E and CAT 6 Cable. It has been determined that as long as the bundles are properly secured along the entire length of the run, and properly supported they should have enough strength to maintain good integrity.
Vertical drops are the primary concern for excessive weight loading on the cable, so it is important to use the proper support brackets and various devices to keep the weight from becoming excessive on any part of the bundle.
Many good commercially available options can be used for this purpose. As always, use good judgment.
5 Cable Company sells CAT 6, CAT 5E, and CAT 5 Patch and Crossover cables in 9 colors, custom fit to any length up to 328 feet.
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