FCS offers one of the most flexible 25 Warranty Solutions in the UK

FCS is able to offer a complete end-to-end cabling solution, supported by a single 25 Year Warranty Program. This ultimately gives the Integrator and end user peace of mind, knowing that their installation has been installed correctly and meets industry standards.

The FCS Warranty is unique, it covers copper and optical fibre solutions. This includes multimode and singlemode optical fibre cabling, Category 6A, Category 6 and Category 5e Cabling Solutions. All FCS installations must comply with the ISO and EIA/TIA standards and be installed using FCS guidelines and practices.

Why Choose Future Cabling Systems? 

FCS is one of the fastest growing structured cabling solutions in the UK. Designed and over-engineered to provide a high performance cabling solution. 

FCS was launched in the UK in 2007, the brand has evolved into one of the industries most reliable and trusted cabling solutions. Behind FCS is a team of industry professionals who have a thorough understanding of quality, reliability and compliance to current industry standards.

FCS has been adopted as the chosen solution by many of the UK’s most reputable network infrastructure Integrator’s. FCS has been specified into many of the countries well known authorities, universities and corporations.

All FCS solutions are delivered with the performance levels that our clients demand. We achieve this firstly by manufacturing our copper cables above industry standard requirements. FCS copper cables are manufactured with high levels of copper, this ensures electrical characteristics are exceeded. The copper content used is 0.51mm for Category 5e, 0.55mm for Category 6, and 0.565mm for our Category 6A cables.

Combined with a range of leading edge performing PCB modules the FCS solution guarantees excellent headroom and consistent reliability. Confidence in the solution is further enhanced by providing a 25 Year FCS Warranty and working closely with our accredited Integrators.

FCS Lifetime Component Warranty

  • The Lifetime Warranty covers all connectivity products when installed by an FCS Accredited Integrator. The products covered are, Patch Panels, Data Outlets and Patch Leads

FCS 25 Year System Warranty

  • The 25 Year System Warranty covers the performance of the cabling system in accordance with Category 6A, ISO11801 Class Ea, EN50173 Class Ea, Category 6, ISO11801 Class E, EN50173 Class E, and Category 5e, ISO11801 Class D, EN50173 Class D Standards
     
  • The Link Warranty covers the performance between the link (Panel to Panel or Panel to Outlet)

FCS System Integrators

FCS System Integrator status is awarded to installers after they have been fully vetted by our technical team. We ensure they have the level of experience and training required to design and install FCS cabling systems. Understanding of Installation guidelines, best practices and standard compliance must be demonstrated. Full FCS product training is delivered to ensure the Integrator is familiar with FCS products.

In addition, we also provided further third party training courses made available by our independent training partner in Staffordshire. The training centre is well equipped to provide a real working environment which enables our partner to provide 70% hands on training in a true working environment. Upon completion of the course, the Integrator will not only receive their FCS status, but they will also become City & Guilds certified.

Warranties

Category 6A Warranty
ISO11801 CLASS Ea / EN50173 CLASS Ea

The installation must be carried out by an Accredited FCS Integrator, using FCS products only. A 100% test must be performed on all links using a Level III Tester.

  • FCS Keystone Jacks & Solid Cable must be installed
  • The installation must be tested using level III test equipment
  • The installation must be tested to ISO11801 CLASS Ea or EN50173 CLASS Ea
  • A site warranty application form must be submitted
  • 100% link test data must be submitted
  • A site certificate will be issued to the integrator after our technical team has completed a satisfactory audit of test data

Category 6 Warranty
ISO11801 CLASS E / EN50173 CLASS E

The installation must be carried out by an Accredited FCS Integrator, using FCS products only. A 100% test must be performed on all links using a Level III Tester.

  • Backward compatibility supported
  • The installation must be tested using level III test equipment
  • The installation must be tested to ISO11801 CLASS E or EN50173 CLASS E
  • A site warranty application form must be submitted
  • 100% link test data must be submitted
  • A site certificate will be issued to the integrator after our technical team has completed a satisfactory
    audit of test data

Category 5e Warranty
ISO11801 CLASS D / EN50173 CLASS D

The installation must be carried out by an Accredited FCS Integrator, using FCS products only. A 100% test must be performed on all links using a Level III Tester.

  • FCS Outlets/Jacks & Solid Cable must be installed
  • Backward compatibility supported
  • The installation must be tested using level III test equipment
  • The installation must be tested to ISO11801 CLASS D or EN50173 CLASS D
  • A site warranty application form must be submitted
  • 100% link test data must be submitted
  • A site certificate will be issued to the integrator after our technical team has completed a satisfactory
    audit of test data.