1. Horizontal cable:
The wiring/cabling between the telecommunications outlet/connector and the horizontal cross-connect.
2. Backbone Cable:
Backbone Cabling is the inter-building and intra-building cable connections in structured cabling between entrances.
3. Patch Cords:
Insulated cord with a plug at each end, for use with a patch panel.
Cable connectors are devices for keeping two parts of an electric circuit in contact.
A tube or trough for protecting electric wiring: "the gas pipe should not be close to any electrical conduit".
In the electrical wiring of buildings, a cable tray system is used to support insulated electric cables used for power.
7. Punch-Down Blocks:
Type of electrical connection often used in telephony; it is named because the solid copper wires are "punched down" into short open-ended slots which are a type of insulation-displacement connectors.
8. Consolidation Points:
Location where consolidation of consignments takes place.
Tool designed to crimp or connect a connector to the end of a cable. For example, network cables and phone cables are created using a crimping tool to connect the RJ-45 and RJ-11 connectors to the end of the cable.
10. Fish Tape:
A fish tape (also known as a draw wire or draw tape) is a tool used by electricians to route new wiring through walls and electrical conduit. 11. Cable toner: Is an electronic device used to verify the electrical connections in a cable or other wired assembly? Generally a cable tester consists of: 1. A source of electric current, 2. A volt meter, 3. A switching matrix used to connect the current source and the volt meter to all of the contact points in a cable.
A cable tester is used to verify that all of the intended connections exist and that there are no unintended connections in the cable being tested
12. Continuity tester:
Determine if an
References: 1. Www.webopedia.com/. n.d. N. pag. Print. 2. Www.lsdtools.com/news/e/. n.d. Print. 3. En.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Backbone _ cabling. n.d. Print. NT 1330 July 10, 2013 Unit 4 exercise 1 cabling – definition