Platinum Tools Launches First Bendable RJ45 Flex Connector Available in Both Shielded and Non-Shielded, Patented Design Ensures Top Tier Performance for Cat-5e/6/6A Cabling Up to 9.0 mmBy RS Staff Published: May 21, 2018 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 Platinum Toolsis launching its first bendable RJ45 connector during InfoComm 2018, held from June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Available in shielded and non-shielded versions (p/ns 106220; 106230), the new flex connector is now shipping. “Flex Connector is the first bendable RJ45 connector and makes network cable terminations easier than ever,” said Jason Chesla, Platinum Tools marketing manager. “The unique patented design ensures top tier performance for Cat-5e/6/6A cabling up to 9.0 mm with 24-22 AWG conductors, providing a low cost, easy termination solution with high performance and superior connectivity options. No need for crimp tools. Set it up, close it and go.” Connect and install devices nearly flush with the wall. No need for wall plates or jumpers. Cables can drop at 90 degrees down or 45 degrees up. The Flex Connector is rated for electronic safety and security applications: PoE+ rated, 1GHz, and 10-Gigabit certified for high data traffic. Flex Connector accommodates multiple category sizes (Cat-5e/6/6A) up to 9.0mm with 24-22 AWG Conductors. Factory pre-set contacts improve reliability. Meets cable standards: ISO 11801 Edition 2, EIA/TIA 568-C.2, TIA1096-A, BICSI/ANSI D005, and ANSI/TIA-862-A. SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.