Ethernet Cables, Reels & Accessories


To help understand the many different types of Ethernet cable variants please use the following table as a guide.

Acronym         Meaning
UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
FTP Foil over Unshielded Twisted Pair (obsolete)
STP Braid over Unshielded Twisted Pair (obsolete)
F/UTP Foil over Unshielded Twisted Pair
S/UTP Braid over Unshielded Twisted Pair
F/FTP Foil over Pair Shielded Twisted Pair
S/FTP Braid over Pair Shielded Twisted Pair
SF/UTP Braid and Foil over Unshielded Twisted Pair
SF/FTP Braid and Foil over Pair Shielded Twisted Pair