Our Ethernet Category 6 (CAT6) Solid Plenum cable is 24 gauge (24 AWG) 4 twisted pair solid wire. Solid cable is used for in-wall and ceiling structural wiring, stranded wire is for making patch cables. This is an excellent Ethernet cable for your structured wiring needs where a Plenum fire rating is required.
Shielded Ethernet CAT6 Cable is used in many environments where extra protection from outside electrical interference is desired. This can be heavy machinery, transformers, generators or other equipment that has a high degree of EMI, Electro-magnetic interference.